Aged and Disability Support Workers

Snapshot

Aged and Disability Support Workers provide general household assistance, emotional support, care and companionship for aged and disabled persons in their own homes.

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Aged and Disability Support Workers
  • How many are employed in this occupation?
141,000
  • What are the average weekly earnings for full time workers ($ before tax)?
$900
  • How does unemployment compare with other occupations?
Average
  • What are the job prospects for this occupation?
High
  • What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?
Very strong growth
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Tasks

This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks.

  • accompanying aged and disabled persons during daily activities
  • assisting clients with their mobility
  • preparing food for clients
  • arranging social activities
  • performing housekeeping tasks such as vacuuming and cleaning
  • assisting in personal hygiene and dressing
  • providing companionship, friendship and emotional support
  • may do shopping and run errands
  • may live in with the person
 

Job Titles

  • Aged and Disability Support Workers

VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Certificate III in Individual Support
  • Cert IV Ageing Support, Certificate IV in Disability
  • Diploma of Disability
  • Advanced Diploma of Disability

Other Careers In This Industry

Job Vacancies

  • Fri 20 Nov , 2020
  • Camden, New South Wales
  • Personal Care Worker (Traineeship) position - SW731

  • Apprenticeship Support Australia
  • As an Aged Care Worker you would work in residential facilities under direct supervision where they carry out activities to maintain personal care and other activities of living for people in an aged care setting, carry out activities related to an individualised plan, and report directly to a supervisor. Our client only seeks the best care staff to engage in their mission to be leaders in innovative and integrated healthcare renowned for providing wellbeing to our communities.
  • Community Services and DevelopmentAged and Disability Support Workers
  • Tue 10 Nov , 2020
  • Bareena, Victoria
  • Mon 26 Oct , 2020
  • All Sydney, NSW
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