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Provides care and supervision for children and young people living in residential facilities such as boarding school residential colleges and hostels. Registration or licensing may be required.
Skill Level 4
Skills Assessment Authority
Caveats No caveats
Group: 4234 Special Care Workers
provide care and supervision for children and young people in residential and institutional facilities, and provide care and support to people in refuges.
planning and implementing programs of supervision and care for children and young people in residential care
supervising and arranging activities to enhance the physical, social, emotional and intellectual development of children and young people in residential care
waking children and young people and ensuring they are washed, dressed, fed and ready for educational and recreational activities
supervising children and young people during domestic activities such as eating meals and showering
maintaining discipline, enforcing regulations and behaviour standards, compiling disciplinary reports and assisting in implementing remedial measures
organising refuge accommodation
providing emotional support to residents of refuges
referring residents of refuges for health and welfare assistance
ensuring security of refuge
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
AQF Certificate II or III (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)
In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 2 or 3 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)
At least one year of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
Registration or licensing may be required.