As an Aged Care Worker, you’ll look after the health and wellbeing of the elderly in their homes or aged care facilities, helping them to maintain their independence. The average salary of an Aged Care Worker is $66,594 per annum.
You’ll be responsible for providing older people with emotional support, companionship, and general household assistance to uphold their quality of life and meet personal care needs.
Projection: 30% more Aged Care Workers employed in Australia in 2020 (compared to November 2015)
The top three regions for employment as an Aged Care Worker are:
Build the foundations of a rewarding career with a certificate course.
You’ll be qualified to work as a Home Care or Aged Care Worker and will learn how to understand the needs of the elderly and disabled.
If you’ve already completed a Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) (CHC33015) (or equivalent), additional study can help you further your career in the community services industry.
Continue making a positive impact on other people's lives by building on your skills and gaining a desired qualification for a Support Worker or Case Worker.