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

  • Wed 8 Sep , 2021
  • Perth, Western Australia
  • Aged Care Traineeship - Mornington

  • Apprenticeship Careers Australia
  • Apprenticeship Careers Australia (ACA) are seeking a dedicated and compassionate individual to undertake a Personal Care Assistant Traineeship with one of our well-established and reputable host employers in the aged care sector. We are looking for individuals with a passion for helping people achieve their goals. Previous experience is not essential as we are seeking someone who has the right attitude, is dependable, reliable, with a strong work ethic and a willingness to learn.
  • Community Services and DevelopmentAged and Disability Support Workers
  • Wed 8 Sep , 2021
  • Mornington, Victoria
  • Disability/Mental Health Support Worker Traineeships (Multiple positions)

  • Apprenticeship Careers Australia
  • Here at ACA we are currently looking for outstanding candidates to build their career by undertaking a Traineeship as a Disability Support Worker. Become an Essential Worker and support those with a disability in the community. Industry experience is not essential as this opportunity allows you to learn and study at the same time. As an integral member of the team, reliability and excellent communication skills are a must, as well as the ability to be flexible and sensitive to the needs of the clients. These positions are permanent part time with a minimum of 15 hours per week – and the opportunity to increase your hours as you achieve competencies.
  • Community Services and DevelopmentAged and Disability Support Workers
  • Tue 31 Aug , 2021
  • Campbelltown, New South Wales
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