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Aged or Disabled Carer

Aged or Disabled Carer

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Also known as Aged Care Worker, Aged or Disabled Care Worker, Personal Care Worker, Personal Carer.
Provides general household assistance, emotional support, care and companionship for aged or disabled people in their own homes.
Training time 0.5 - 2 years
Avg. weekly wage $1,061
Employment prospects Strong
Employment size 30,700

What does an Aged or Disabled Carer do?

  • 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

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