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The changing landscape of aged care in Australia

The changing landscape of aged care in Australia

Student Resources

If when you think of aged care you think only of aged care facilities, the changing landscape of Australia’s approach to aged care might surprise you. The future of aged care is looking bright. The focus for aged care’s future it on providing a range of options for the many unique older Australians who are […]

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9 must-know job interview tips

9 must-know job interview tips

Student Resources

Job interviews can be daunting – but they can also be a fun challenge! If you’ve recently completed your course, job interview preparation is a must. Read the following tips to make sure you go into your next job interview confident and prepared. Your dream job could be just around the corner! 1. Prepare. Prepare. […]

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Aged care careers for work life balance

Aged care careers for work life balance

Student Resources

We all want a job we can be passionate about and enjoying going to, but it’s important that we have the time to enjoy our personal lives too. Aged care careers can deliver work life balance. Personal lives come in all shapes and sizes, so what works for some won’t work for others. Aged care […]

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How To Ace Your Next Job Interview

How To Ace Your Next Job Interview

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So, you’ve found your dream job – everything from the company culture to the position description seems like an ideal fit and when you close your eyes you can already see the conversations you’ll have at the water cooler. You applied for the role and they called you! Now all that’s standing in your way […]

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How To Gain Work Experience While Studying

How To Gain Work Experience While Studying

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Making the decision to study with a respected organisation is an excellent way to build skills and open doors into your new (or improved!) career, but work experience while studying is important too. In today’s competitive world, employers are looking for a formal qualification and they want their candidates to be experienced too. You may […]

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3 Signs It’s Time To Change Careers

3 Signs It’s Time To Change Careers

Student Resources

Here at Royal College of Healthcare we get the privilege of seeing hundreds of people reinvent themselves every year. But how do you know when it’s time for a new career? No matter your age or current occupation, you can pursue a career in aged care and disability care as long as you’re willing to […]

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Student to Employee. A Smooth Transition.

Student to Employee. A Smooth Transition.

Student Resources

We know it’s easy to feel overwhelmed when studying. Tasks and other life commitments can feel like they’re piling up, and sometimes it just feels like there’s not enough hours in the day. All this and the added worry when you’ve completed your training and it’s time to go out there and find a job! […]

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Starting work placement (with confidence)

Starting work placement (with confidence)

Student Resources

We often feel uncomfortable, nervous or downright terrified when it’s time to start something new. Starting work placement is no exception! Your new skills and knowledge are about to be tested in a practical environment – but it doesn’t have to be so scary! We’ve got some advice to help you tackle your first day […]

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Four things I’ve learnt in my aged care career

Four things I’ve learnt in my aged care career

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Working in an aged care career comes with many challenges, and many rewards. Here are just a few of the things you’ll discover once you’ve finished your studies and are in an aged care career. You’ll be surprised just what you will learn… 1. We all have a story to tell As you get to […]

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