Have you Thought About a Career as an Aged Care Worker?

Finding a career that is rewarding, offers excellent job prospects, and is flexible can be tricky. There are those who also seek a sense of fulfilment in the workplace. A job that is more than just clocking in and clocking out. A role that can make a genuine difference in the lives of others.

If this sounds like something you may be looking for, have you considered exploring a career in aged care?

It is estimated that by 2042 Australia will be home to over 1 million people who are aged 85 and over. There is no doubt that demand within the aged care sector will continue to grow.

Meaningful Difference

A highlight for many professionals working in aged care, is the relationships they build and nurture. Listening to clients reminisce and the stories they tell can be an endearing part of the job.  In many ways, in home aged care can make a meaningful difference in the life of the care worker, as well as the older person they provide care for.

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Evolving Sector

As seen in the most recent report from IBIS World, the aged care sector in Australia is now worth more than $20 billion. It employs more than 256,000 Australians within over 1,800 businesses. These numbers are staggering. However, it is widely believed this is only the beginning. The sector truly is rapidly evolving, leading to a vast array of career opportunities now and in the future.


For many people, flexibility is a big consideration when it comes to career choices. Flexibility allows people to create a work/life balance that suits them. A workplace that offers the freedom to choose your own shifts and work close to home can be an exciting proposition. The aged care and home care sector offers plenty of flexibility in terms of hours and location.

In summary, finding a career that’s right for you isn’t always easy. But working in aged care and committing to the health and wellbeing of others who need compassion and care, can be incredibly fulfilling and rewarding.

To make a genuine difference to the lives of others and discover a career in aged care with After-Care, contact us via our website at https://www.after-care.com.au/contact-us/  or phone us on 1300 46 46 63.