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Community Worker

Community workers encourage and assist community groups to identify their needs, participate in decision-making and develop appropriate services and facilities to meet those needs.

Specialisations: Aboriginal Affairs Administrator

Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander Health Worker

Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander health workers provide clinical and primary health care for individuals, families and community groups. They deal with patients, clients and visitors to hospitals and health clinics, and assist with arranging, coordinating and providing health care in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community health clinics. Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander health workers may choose to specialise in particular health areas such as optical, hearing, women’s health or infant care.

Specialisations: Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander Hospital Liaison

Youth Worker

Youth workers work with and support young people, either individually or in groups, by developing and facilitating programmes that address social, behavioural, welfare, developmental and protection needs.

Specialisations: Accommodation Worker Detached (Street Based) Youth Worker Drug and Alcohol Worker Family Support Worker

Chinese Medicine Practitioner

Chinese medicine practitioners treat disorders and illnesses through the application of traditional Chinese medicine practices such as Chinese herbal medicine, acupuncture and tui na (remedial massage).

Specialisations: Acupuncturist

Fitness Instructor

Fitness instructors are involved in the assessment, teaching, training and supervision of a variety of people in health and fitness clubs, gymnasiums, sports centres and community recreation organisations.

Specialisations: Group Exercise Instructor Personal Trainer Specialist Exercise Trainer

Aged Care Worker

Aged care workers provide care, supervision and support for aged people in residential establishments, clinics, hospitals and private residence. Aged care workers assist with the maintenance of personal care, domestic duties and management of illness. They also provide companionship and emotional support, and promote independence and community participation.

Disability Support Worker

Disability support workers provide care, supervision and support for people with disabilities in the home, residential establishments, clinics and hospitals. They also work with other health professionals to maximise the individual's physical and mental wellbeing. They also provide companionship and emotional support, and when possible, promote independence and community participation.

Specialisations: Attendant Care Worker Home Care Worker

Therapy Aide

Therapy aides assist professional staff by visiting clients, preparing written and verbal reports, and helping clients and carers with personal care tasks.

Specialisations: Community Health Nursing Aide Occupational Therapy Aide Physiotherapy Aide Speech Pathology Aide

Paramedic

Paramedics provide pre-hospital emergency care, treatment and specialised transport for patients.

Specialisations: Intensive Care Paramedic Paramedic Clinical Instructor

Anaesthetic Technician

Anaesthetic technicians prepare and maintain anaesthetic equipment for operating theatres and clinics, and assist anaesthetists during anaesthetic procedures.

Toxicologist

Toxicologists study the harmful effects of chemical, physical and biological agents on living organisms by detecting and examining the symptoms, mechanisms and treatments of poisoning (especially the poisoning of people). They also determine safe or acceptable levels of exposure to particular agents.

Specialisations: Analytical Toxicologist Clinical Toxicologist Environmental Toxicologist/Ecotoxicologist Forensic Toxicologist Occupational Toxicologist Regulatory Toxicologist