Aged and Disability Support Workers

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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

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