Do you love supporting others? Are you a good communicator? Looking to make a difference?
If this sounds familiar, a career in the Disability Services industry could be the right fit for you. Few professions offer the opportunities, challenges and rewards that you will find here.
Working in this sector gives you the chance to make a real difference in the lives of others. You’ll be highly valued if you bring a supportive and caring approach, patience and flexibility, the willingness to work in a team, and have excellent communication skills.
Employment opportunities are strong, varied and transferable. This means that many of the skills you will develop here are also valuable in other industries. Best of all, qualifications in Disability Services are in demand, with the sector being one of Tasmania’s largest employment growth areas.
Depending on your area of interest, there are a wide range of course options available for you to study at TasTAFE. You might choose a path to being a carer or support person, program coordinator or manager. You’ll have the chance to work in a variety of locations and service environments, including group homes, day support programs, leisure and recreation facilities, employment support services and advocacy organisations.
If you’ve always dreamed about a rewarding career filled with challenges and opportunities, we’d love to help you decide which course is right for you.