Role and key duties
Carers assist people who are unable to care for themselves and/or their families because of sickness, disability or old age.
Duties may include: undertaking domestic duties such as vacuuming, cleaning, washing, cooking and shopping; arranging social activities and shopping trips, and accompanying people on outings; providing companionship, friendship and emotional support; and implementing appropriate strategies for managing problems related to dementia.
Minimum qualification required
Completion of a Certificate III in Home and Community Care or a Traineeship in Home and Community Care.
Completion of Certificate III in Home and Community Care or a Traineeship in Home and Community Care.