The Aged Care Services Sector is the fastest growing sector with many long-term and rewarding employment opportunities available. There is a diverse range of job roles on offer as well as many ways to train and grow your career.

ACSA has developed the following resources to highlight:

  • the diversity of job roles
  • clear career pathway opportunities
  • how different job roles align with education and training

Individuals, career educators, employment service providers, registered training organisations and aged care organisations can utilise this information to help people make informed choices about careers in the sector.


Allied Health Pathways

Allied Health Job Roles and Career Pathways

Allied health professionals use their specialised knowledge and skills to provide many services for older people to help maintain and improve their wellbeing.

This is a broad field in Aged Care and you can work in either residential care or a home care setting.

Business and Administration Pathways

Business and Administration Job Roles and Career Pathways

If you enjoy making a difference in the lives of older people, you like being organised and working as part of a team – why not consider a career in business and administration?

It’s also important to have a friendly attitude, patience and good problem solving skills.

Care and Support Pathways

Care and Support Job Roles and Career Pathways

If you are looking for a challenging yet rewarding career then this is the position for you.

You will be helping older people with everyday tasks, so it’s important to be reliable, punctual and be willing to work a variety of shifts.

Hospitality and Domestic Services Pathways

Hospitality and Domestic Roles and Career Pathways

Do you enjoy working in the kitchen or performing domestic duties?

Hospitality and Domestic teams comprise catering and housekeeping roles ranging from Head Chefs to support roles in the kitchen, cleaning, and laundry departments.

Nursing Pathways

Nursing Job Roles and Career Pathways

Aged Care Nurses are responsible for the health and wellbeing of older people in residential care or at home.

You will provide quality personal, social, and emotional support to residents.

A compassionate, caring and supportive nature is essential.