The Right-Fit Toolkit provides you with all the information you need to know about starting a career in the Aged Care Services Sector.

The toolkit contains resources to help make an informed choice about whether you are the right-fit for the sector and if the sector is the right-fit for you.


Are you the Right-Fit for Aged Care?

The Aged Care Services Sector provides a diverse range of services to older Australians and their families. Residential Care, Home Care, Home Support Services, Respite, Day Centres and Independent & Retirement Living.

To provide older Australians with quality services, it is vital that we identify people who are the ‘right-fit’ for the sector and who also determine that the sector is ‘right-fit’ for them.

Do you always arrive at work on time or early, professionally presented with a positive ‘can do’ attitude towards tasks and team members? Do you ask questions to clarify understanding, follow and understand verbal and written instructions, policies and procedures?

The Right-Fit toolkit provides you with everything you need to start a career in the Aged Care Services Sector.

Find out more and see if you are the right fit for a job the Aged Care Services Sector!


what is the Aged Care Services Sector?

What is the Aged Care Services Sector?

Our sector provides a diverse range of services to older people and their families, including Residential Care, Home Care, Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP), Respite, Day Centres and Independent and Retirement Units. The Aged Care Services Sector provides support to older people in their own home or who can no longer live at home.

get more than what you give

Do you want a job where you get more than you give?

If you want a fulfilling career that allows you to give back to the community and provide much needed support to those who may struggle with day-to-day tasks, then this could be the right job for you. Working with older Australians is challenging, but is also highly rewarding. You get to experience the personal satisfaction of knowing that you are doing a job that genuinely makes a difference.

career pathways and job roles

Are you aware of the variety of job roles and career pathways?

The Aged Care Services is the fastest growing sector with many employment opportunities available. There is a diverse range of job roles and career pathways on offer, including opportunities to upskill and grow your career.

    are we the right-fit for you?

    Is the Aged Care Services Sector the right fit for you?

    It’s important to consider the working conditions before deciding if a career in the Aged Services Sector is the right fit for you. A career in the Aged Services sector provides many stable employment opportunities . If you love working with people and helping people then a career in the aged care sector could be suitable for you.

    are you the right fit?

    Are you the right fit?

    There is a range of personal qualities and attributes that are required before you commence work in the sector. These key characteristics will help determine if you have what you need to succeed in the Aged Services Sector.

    job role profiles

    Job Role Profiles

    In the Aged Care Services Sector it is critical that you have the necessary language, literacy and numeracy skills to effectively undertake the tasks associated with your role.  The job role profiles provide information to help identify the language, literacy and numeracy requirements aligned to entry level job roles and associated workplace tasks.