Discover care and support sector jobs and careers

This page will help you to explore the range of roles and career opportunities available in the aged care and disability services sector and apply for jobs.

On this page:

Useful resources

Useful websites

Website Could be used for:
Care and Support Jobs
  • Videos on working in the sector
  • Exploring the types of jobs and entry pathways
  • Searching for jobs in the sector

Care Careers

  • Videos on working in the sector

  • Career quiz on where your skills best fit within the sector

  • Orientation module on working with people with disability

  • Searching for jobs in the sector

My Skills

  • Search for training courses

  • Guidance on the average training fees for a course and a list of training providers who deliver that course

  • Identifying RTOs who are able to offer government-subsidised training

Australian Apprenticeships Pathways

  • Work Type Explorer – to help you explore apprenticeship and traineeship options based on the type of work you prefer

  • Practice Aptitude Quizzes - industry-based literacy & numeracy quizzes

  • Job and Training Descriptions – videos and other information on the traineeships available in the sector

Australian Apprenticeships

  • Information on how apprenticeships and traineeships work and the support and incentives available

  • How to find an Apprenticeship Network provider

Job Jumpstart

  • Practical information to help you identify the type of jobs you might be suitable for

  • Tips and guidance on tailoring résumés and prepping for interviews

  • Insights from employers on what they look for in workers

  • Ways to connect with work experience and employment opportunities

Job Outlook

  • Career quiz - to help you think about your work preferences and get career ideas

  • Career profiles - to learn about the future outlook, pay, main tasks, and physical and other demands of careers

  • Explore Australia – to discover how the jobs in demand are changing in your local area

  • Explore industries – to learn about the different industries you can work in and what kinds of jobs there are in those fields

  • Future outlook – to find industries and jobs expected to grow

Fair Work Ombudsman

  • Guidance on unpaid work and volunteering

  • Guidance on the minimum pay and conditions for work in the sector