Your Career in Aged Care

by Elizabeth Harmon
Posted: December 01, 2015

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Do you have a caring nature and a strong desire to enrich the lives of elderly people across Australia? A career in Aged Care may be just for you.

To pursue a career in Aged Care, you must have good communication skills, strong compassion for others, you’ll need to be physically fit and have a lot of patience. Whether you have experience in Aged Care already, or you're just looking to get started, there are lots of opportunities to develop your skills. The number of people needed within Aged Care is also growing and you’ll find there are a lot of career paths for you to explore, from helping the elderly on a day-to-day basis with a range of everyday tasks, to planning activities, nursing and much more.

Working in Aged Care can be a very fulfilling career, allowing you to make the lives of elderly people easier and happier, each and every day.

If you’re looking to pursue a career in Aged Care, take a look at this snapshot to see what you can expect:

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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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