Frontline support roles

Frontline support roles in the Disability, Community and Aged Care sector tend to involve face-to-face work with clients.

You'll be providing them with day-to-day services in a variety of settings, including a client's home, hostels, group homes,community day programs and respite centres.


Frontline support roles include:

  • Direct Support Workers
  • Direct Support Team Leaders
  • Program Facilitators
  • Employment Development Officers
  • Business Unit Aides
  • Supports Coordinators
  • Assistants in Nursing
  • Residential Care Workers


If you are interested in a Frontline Support role you can:

  • Find practical advice in our Career Advice and Tips
  • Look at entry level qualifications in our Course hub.
  • Visit the carecareers job board for a full overview of the roles available in the Disability, Community and Aged Care sector in your area.
  • Read about what life is like in a Frontline Support role in our True Stories section. 
  • Contact our Careers Centre to talk about how we can help you.