Care Workers working in the Community Sector include Childcare Workers, Aged Care Workers, Disability Workers, Mental Health Workers, Correctional Services Workers, Youth Support Workers, Domestic Violence Workers, Indigenous Support Workers and other support roles in the Community and Health Sectors.
The nature of each role varies significantly. There may be opportunities to work in a range of different support roles as a qualified Care Worker.
You will often be working with people experiencing social disadvantage. Your role will be to assist them with day to day living, accessing other support services and building skills and confidence to live a fulfilling and enriching life.
Care workers in the Community Sector could find employment with Child Care Centres, Community Health Centres and other community organisations; Job Agencies, Local Councils or Government Departments such as Correctional Services or the Department of Health and Community Services.
Membership Requirements: Australian College of Care Workers
||Qualification (minimal educational requirement)
||Additional Mandatory Requirements
- CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services
- CHC62015 Advanced Diploma of Community Services
- Current Police Check
- Most Recent Evidence of English Language Proficiency
- Current working With Children’s Check
- Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme Check
- HLTWHS005 Conduct Manual Tasks Safely (Short Course)
- HLTAID003 Provide First Aid