A Personal Care Assistant is responsible for providing quality care to their clients. Duties may include preparing meals, general house cleaning, escorting clients to appointments, grocery shopping, and assisting carers.
As a Personal Care Assistant, your clients may be younger with a disability, or elderly living in an aged care facility. You may also be required to provide in-home care. The average annual salary for this role is $39,912 per annum.
Projection: 11% more Personal Care Assistants employed in Australia in 2020 (compared to 2015)
The top three regions for employment as a Personal Care Assistant are:
No previous experience? No problem. These courses have little to no prerequisites and can be completed in just one year.
Take part in hands-on work placement and learn the skills you'll need to work as a Personal Care Assistant.
If you've done prior study and completed some units in the aged care or home/community care sector, why not take the next step?
A Diploma will give you the opportunity to learn more about providing support to a range of clients, as well as exploring leadership roles.