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423111 - Aged or Disabled Carer

Description

Provides general household assistance, emotional support, care and companionship for aged or disabled people in their own homes.

Skill Level

4

Note: some roles within this occupation are at ANZSCO Skill Level 3.

Alternative Titles

    • Aged or Disabled Care Worker
    • Personal Carer
    • Personal Care Worker

Skills Assessment Authority

Caveats

No caveats apply to this occupation.

Group: 4231 Aged and Disabled Carers

Description

provide general household assistance, emotional support, care and companionship for aged and disabled persons in their own homes.

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

Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia:

AQF Certificate II or III, or at least one year of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

In New Zealand:

NZQF Level 2 or 3 qualification, or at least one year of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Note: some roles within this unit group are at ANZSCO Skill Level 3.

Occupations in this Group

    • 423111 Aged or Disabled Carer

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