Aged or Disabled Carer - ANZSCO 423111

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

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