Career pathways

Within the next few years the number of Australians needing paid care due to a disability or ageing will skyrocket. As a consequence, the demand for you as a disability support worker is rapidly increasing.

Some of the career prospects for support workers who have gained the right experience and qualifications include:

  • senior disability support worker
  • team leader
  • service coordinator
  • workplace trainer
  • residential support worker (PCA)
  • day service worker
  • occupational rehab therapist
  • case worker
  • outreach worker
  • consumer liaison officer
  • service manager
  • nurse