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1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2  
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UNIT GROUP 4231 AGED AND DISABLED CARERS


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

    Indicative 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 (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

    In New Zealand:
      NZ Register Level 2 or 3 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

    At least one year of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

    Tasks Include:

    • 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

    Occupation:
      423111 Aged or Disabled Carer

423111 AGED OR DISABLED CARER

    Alternative Titles:
      Aged or Disabled Care Worker
      Personal Carer
      Personal Care Worker

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

    Skill Level: 4



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