Your Career in Disability Work

by Yvette McKenzie
Posted: July 06, 2015

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Working in Disability is one of the most rewarding career paths you can take. If you’re a highly empathetic person who believes in helping others a job in the Disability sector might be right for you.

To succeed in this career you will be compassionate and patient, you must also possess excellent communication skills and a desire to help people who need it. This is a growing industry requiring workers to fulfil a range of responsibilities, from being a full-time carer to working on a casual basis in assisting those who are disabled.

Here’s a snapshot of what you can expect when you choose a career in Disability.

Infographic: Career in the Disability Industry


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Yvette McKenzie


Is the content strategist at Open Colleges. She has over a decade of professional experience at some of Australia’s largest media corporations, including Southern Cross Austereo and the Macquarie Media Network. With a degree in Communications (majoring in Journalism), she covers stories on education, new knowledge technologies and independent learning.

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