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Career Outcomes — CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support

Personal Care Worker (PCW) in an aged care facility

As a Personal Care Worker in an aged care facility, your role focuses on taking care of the general needs of ageing individuals residing in the facility.

 

A PCW is responsible for assisting clients with their essential day-to-day needs. This includes grooming, eating, personal hygiene needs, showering and bathing. As a PCW your work will contribute to your clients’ overall wellbeing. You will spend time engaging them in activities, offering emotional support and monitoring their health.

 Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining a high standard of personal hygiene for your clients
  • Supporting clients’ emotional and mental health as well as physical
  • Engaging clients in activities and socialising opportunities

PCW

Assistant in Nursing (AIN) in a hospital

The role of Assistant in Nursing (AIN) is to deliver general care to patients, supporting registered nurses (RN) in a hospital setting.

 

AIN

As an AIN, you will assist patients with a range of daily tasks including eating, showering and general grooming. You are also responsible for helping patients to move in and out of their beds where necessary and ensuring they are comfortable. Many patients will need their health monitored and AINs may need to take and document patients’ observations, temperature, pulse, blood glucose and blood pressure, reporting to the RN.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assisting hospital patients with basic needs like eating and grooming
  • Supporting registered nurses as required within your skill set
  • Monitoring and recording patient health information

Disability Support Worker in a disability house or with a disability client

A career as a Disability Support Worker involves providing care to individuals who are living with a physical or intellectual disability.

 

Your work can vary depending on the disability of your client/s, but you will support clients with their daily needs and personal care. Clients may need assistance with mobility, eating, cleaning and getting dressed. Disability Support Workers can develop programs to enable their clients to socialise, be more independent and improve their overall wellbeing.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide support to clients with intellectual and/or physical disabilities
  • Create programs that empower your clients to live more independently and improve wellbeing
  • Maintain a safe and clean living environment

 

Disability Support Worker

Community Care Worker in Community Centres

Community Care Workers can find positions in community centres, assisting older and/or disabled individuals with their physical, social and emotional health.

 

The individuals in your care as a Community Care Worker generally need support with daily tasks like preparing or eating food, maintaining personal hygiene and mobility. Your role is to deliver care that enhances quality of life for your clients. Promoting your clients’ wellbeing is your priority and ensuring they have access to care, engaging activities and social opportunities.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a safe and clean living environment
  • Assist with basic daily needs including bathing, dressing and eating
  • Implement programs that enhance your clients’ quality of life

Home Care Assistant in the homes of elderly people

In a career as a Home Care Assistant, you will support older individuals with their daily needs within their homes.

 

You may assist them in running errands and preparing for outings, sometimes including transporting clients and even attending with them. Your role also provides companionship to your clients, promoting their emotional wellbeing. In order for your clients to continue to live comfortably in their own homes, you may be required to assist with housework around the home and other tasks they are unable to complete themselves.

Responsibilities:

  • Supporting clients with home duties like shopping, cleaning and tidying.
  • Assisting with showering, dressing and other personal hygiene needs.
  • General household cleaning

Home Care Assistant

Course Commencement Dates

Royal College of Healthcare delivers quality aged care training in a range of delivery modes and locations including metropolitan, regional and remote Queensland. Check out our upcoming course commencement dates and find a course that’s right for you!


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