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

  • Aged Care Traineeships - Lake Macquarie

  • Apprenticeship Careers Australia
  • Here at Apprenticeship Careers Australia we have 7 x Aged Care Traineeship opportunities available with our innovative and award-winning aged care providers located in South Lake Macquarie and Bateau Bay areas. These immediate opportunities will allow you to work in the Aged Care & Home Care sector and get paid whilst you complete an accredited Community Services qualification over 12 months, then work as a fully qualified care worker.
  • Community Services and DevelopmentAged and Disability Support Workers
  • Thu 6 May , 2021
  • Bateau Bay, New South Wales
  • Aged Care Traineeships - Central Coast

  • Apprenticeship Careers Australia
  • Here at Apprenticeship Careers Australia we have 7 x Aged Care Traineeship opportunities available with our innovative and award-winning aged care providers located in South Lake Macquarie and Bateau Bay areas. These immediate opportunities will allow you to work in the Aged Care & Home Care sector and get paid whilst you complete an accredited Community Services qualification over 12 months, then work as a fully qualified care worker.
  • Community Services and DevelopmentAged and Disability Support Workers
  • Thu 6 May , 2021
  • Central Coast, New South Wales
  • Tue 4 May , 2021
  • Surry Hills, New South Wales
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