The sector and its roles


The care sector covers two broad areas, disability and aged & community care. While there are many differences between them, the roles in both have much in common.

From direct support to behind the scenes roles, the people in this sector work together to ensure that customers and clients can achieve their goals and aspirations. 

Roles are available from entry level to professional and corporate, with plenty of opportunities to train and grow in your career.

The sector is diverse, but here are five groups of roles that are common entry points if you’re just starting out:


Not sure where to start? Take our Career Quiz to find out which role you would be best suited to.