Aged and Disabled Carer

Aged and Disabled Carer

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

Aged and Disabled Carer

Job Demand: High

Average weekly wage: $900

Where you could work:

Health and Welfare OrganisationsRed Cross, FSG

Aged Care Centres / AgenciesAnglicare, Ozcare, Healthcare Australia (HCA)

Aged and Disabled Carers do the following 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