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.
Medical practitioners diagnose physical and mental illnesses, disorders and injuries, and prescribe medications and treatment to promote or restore good health.
Specialisations: Addiction Medicine Practitioner Anaesthetist Dermatologist Emergency Medicine Practitioner General Practitioner Intensive Care Medicine Practitioner Medical Administrator Obstetrician and Gynaecologist Occupational and Environmental Medicine Practitioner Ophthalmologist Paediatrician and Child Health Practitioner Pain Medicine Practitioner Palliative Medicine Practitioner Pathologist Physician Psychiatrist Public Health Medicine Practitioner Radiation Oncologist Radiologist Rehabilitation Medicine Practitioner Sexual Health Medicine Practitioner Sport and Exercise Medicine Physician Surgeon Brain Surgeon Cardiovascular Surgeon Orthopaedic Surgeon Plastic Surgeon
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.
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.
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.
Natural therapists specialise in a range of complementary and alternative medical techniques and remedies (including homeopathy, herbalism and aromatherapy), which they use to diagnose, treat and prevent physical illness or dysfunction.
Psychotherapists provide diagnosis and treatment of mental and emotional disorders using psychotherapeutic methods such as behavioural therapy, biofeedback, relaxation therapy and other techniques. They work with individuals, couples, families and groups to help them overcome a range of psychological and emotional issues.