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what are health community services careers1
What are health & community services careers?

Advocates

Aged and Disabled Carers

Ambulance Officers and Paramedics

Anaesthetists

Archivists, Curators and Records Managers

Audiologists

Child Carers Educators

Child Protection Officers

Chiropractors and Osteopaths

Clinical Coders

Commercial Cleaner

Community Development Workers

Complementary Health Therapists

Contract, Program and Project Administrators

Cooks

Counsellors

Dental Assistants

Dental Hygienists, Technicians and Therapists

Dental Practitioners

Dietitians

Diversional Therapists

Domestic Cleaners

Enrolled and Mothercraft Nurses

Finance Managers

General Clerks

Generalist Medical Practitioners

Health Diagnostic & Promotion Professionals

Health Technicians

Health Support Officers

Indigenous Health Workers

Internal Medical Specialists

Keyboard Operators

Laundry Workers

Lawyers

Machine Operators

Massage Therapists

Medical Imaging Professionals

Medical Laboratory Scientists

Medical Practitioners

Medical Technicians

Midwives

Nurses

Occupational Therapists

Office Managers

Optometrists and Ophthalmologists

Personal Service Workers

Patient Care Assistants

Personal Care Workers

Physiotherapists

Podiatrists

Practice Managers

Psychiatrists

Psychologists

Quality Officers

Receptionists

Registered Nurses

Social Workers

Special Care Workers

Speech Professionals and Surgeons

Technicians and Trades Workers

Volunteer Co-ordinators

Welfare Support Workers

Welfare, Recreation and Community Arts Workers

where are health community services careers on the gold coast
Where are health & community services careers on the Gold Coast?
  • Private, government & community (non-profit) organisations
  • 2300+ community organisations
  • Hospitals, Community centres, schools, retirement homes,
  • general practice…
where are health community services careers on the gold coast1
Where are health & community services careers on the Gold Coast?
  • Population increase and reach 798,417 in 2031 ( 1.9% pa)
  • More young adults 24+
  • More people 65+
  • 20,577 people in need of assistance (4.2% of the GC population)
  • Employment persons 298.800 unemployment at 5.6% (June 2012)
where are the jobs on the gold coast
Where are the jobs on the Gold Coast
  • 40,800 construction
  • 36,800 retail
  • 36,000 health & community services

(ABS Aug 2012)

where are health community services careers on the gold coast2
Where are health & community services careers on the Gold Coast?
  • Speech pathology
  • Occupational therapy
  • Dietetics & nutrition
  • Physiotherapy
  • Aged care (esp. nursing & high care roles)
  • Child Care (early childhood education)
  • Community based nursing
  • Medical & health assisting
  • Mental health
  • Drug & alcohol

Gold Coast Health & Community Services Workforce Plan

  • Health promotion
  • Chronic disease self management
  • Case coordination & management
  • Community based delivery (inc. high level of care)
  • Client complexity & new models of care
how can students get a career in health community services
How can students get a career in health & community services?
  • Multiple entry pathways & lifelong learning
  • School pathways
  • Training & traineeships
  • Higher education
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Health and Community Services Workforce Council

Ground Floor, 303 Adelaide Street Brisbane QLD 4000 | Unit 1, Level 2 390 Flinders Street Townsville QLD 4810

P: (07) 3234 0190 F: (07) 3234 0474 E: [email protected] W: www.workforce.org.au

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