There are currently 39 Aged and Disabled Carer jobs across the Employment Plus network.

Working as an Aged and Disabled Carer

Average salary: $40,000 - $60,000

As an Aged and Disabled Carer, it is your responsibility to provide general help around the house, as well as emotional support, care and companionship for aged and disabled people, in their own homes.

If you enjoy taking care of people, helping people and are a keen organiser, a career in aged and disabled care might be one worth looking at.

Common duties

  • Handling the day-to-day needs of the person in their care
  • General household assistance
  • Shopping, cleaning and organising
  • Providing emotional support
  • Performing minor medical tasks

Experience and qualifications

  • Whilst you don’t require any formal qualifications to work as an aged or disabled carer, they may be helpful, as Aged and Disabled Carers often complete a certificate III or IV.


  • Empathetic and understanding
  • Caring and enthusiastic
  • Time management skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Communication skills
  • Medical knowledge may be helpful

Call 136 123 or email us to learn more and talk to someone about your eligibility.

Please note that we do experience peak times for phone calls, which could result in some time on hold. We aim to keep inconvenience to a minimum but please note that delays of several minutes are possible.

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