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

  • Disability Support Worker

  • IllawarraYES
  • The Disability Support Worker Program is a 6 week program for young people aged 18-24 incorporating 5 units from the Certificate III Individual Support, mentoring and 2-3 weeks part time work placement. The program commences on 24th February. The training will be in Nowra with the work placement throughout the Shoalhaven area. It is likely that that those young people who successfully complete the program, demonstrate a person-centred approach who the employer feels are ready to work in the disability field have a strong chance of employment within the industry.
  • Community Services and DevelopmentAged and Disability Support Workers
  • Fri 31 Jan , 2020
  • Nowra, New South Wales
  • Disability Support Worker

  • IllawarraYES
  • The Disability Support Worker Program is a 6 week program for young people aged 18-24 incorporating 5 units from the Certificate III Individual Support, mentoring and 2-3 weeks part time work placement. The program commences on 24th February. The training will be in Wollongong with the work placement throughout Shellharbour and Wollongong. It is likely that that those young people who successfully complete the program, demonstrate a person-centred approach who the employer feels are ready to work in the disability field have a strong chance of employment within the industry.
  • Community Services and DevelopmentAged and Disability Support Workers
  • Fri 31 Jan , 2020
  • North Wollongong, New South Wales
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