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Out of School Hours Care Worker

Out of School Hours Care Worker

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Provides care for school age children in an out of school hours care program. Registration or licensing may be required.


Tasks Include:


  • assisting in the preparation of materials and equipment for children's education and recreational activities
  • managing children's behaviour and guiding children's social development
  • preparing and conducting activities for children
  • entertaining children by reading and playing games
  • supervising children in recreational activities
  • supervising the daily routine of children
Job prospects for Child Carers in Victoria

Occupations in the Child Carers group include Child Care Worker, Family Day Care Worker, Nanny and Out of School Hours Care Worker.

Employment prospects
Skills shortage: this occupation needs more skilled workers now. There are currently 33,100 Child Carers in Victoria. Over the next five years, the size of this relatively large occupation is expected to decline. Employment prospects for the next five years are stable.

Average weekly wage
$818.60

Hourly earnings
$21.60

For more information about this occupation at a national level visit the Job Outlook website. External link

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