Your Career in Home and Community Care

by Elizabeth Harmon
Posted: November 30, 2015

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Are you an organised individual with a strong desire to look after others? If you want to make a difference to people’s lives, then a career in Home and Community Care can be a very fulfilling path to consider.

To pursue a career in Home and Community Care, you must have a kind nature, be adaptive to different situations, be willing to get stuck into your work and most importantly, have a strong passion for helping people in need. With the aging population in Australia increasing, there are now even more people in need of Home and Community Care, creating more opportunities for you to make a difference. There is a lot of room to develop your skills too, with many career pathways to explore, from Care Assistant, to Food Services Deliverer, Planned Activity Assistant to Senior Community Care Worker.

Here is a snapshot of what you can expect from a career in Home and Community Care:

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Elizabeth Harmon

Elizabeth Harmon

is a Social Media Consultant with a number of years of experience in the field. She has worked with a growing list of clients around the world, helping to build successful social media strategies, create effective content and much more. She is a writer and journalist for the Open Colleges Careers Blog.

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