Career Quiz Results: The CarerPublished on April 1, 2021
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When someone needs a helping hand, you’re there — and you’re called to a career where you can improve others’ wellbeing. Read on to discover what kinds of jobs and opportunities suit you.Discover Courses For Me
Caring about other people is in your nature.
Lending a hand comes easily to you.
Your innate empathy shines through.
Congratulations! You are the Carer. Compassionate, gentle and kind, you bring a humane approach to everything that you do. You’re the one that your friends and family turn to in a crisis, and you’re at your best when you’re improving other people’s lives.
In your spare time, you’ll probably be spending quality time with your favourite people, animals, or getting into health and fitness.
Because of your empathetic nature and interest in wellbeing, you’re drawn toward jobs that involve helping others. If you’re looking for some career inspiration, some good places to start are in the health, medical, animal care, disability support and community sectors.
"We rise by lifting others."
— Robert Ingersoll
Five high-potential jobs for you
Technology is a rapidly changing field, which means that the range of jobs available is constantly expanding. There’s plenty of room to specialise in a new niche and work towards becoming an expert in your subject.
These careers could be your perfect fit:
1. Community support worker
Help communities become stronger and drive positive social change by addressing issues and facilitating solutions in health, housing, employment, and recreation.AVERAGE SALARY
2. Beauty therapist
Make people look and feel their best by providing face and body treatments like facials, massage, hair removal, lash and brow services, and manicures.AVERAGE SALARY
3. Veterinary nurse
Promote animal wellbeing and maintain a high quality of care through assisting vets with surgery, cleaning, administration, and client education.AVERAGE SALARY
4. Aged care worker
Support older people to live comfortable, happy, dignified lives. Work in facilities or homes providing compassionate care, activities and companionship.AVERAGE SALARY
Support your clients’ mental health and emotional wellbeing by talking to your clients one-on-one, mediating relationships, or facilitating support groups.AVERAGE SALARY
6. Childcare worker
Help children get the best start in life by providing supervision, play and care. Guide their social, physical and mental development through recreational activities.AVERAGE SALARY
More great career matches for you
There are several core transferable skills you’ll build upon throughout your career. To build a great career in the Carer cluster, you’ll want to focus on:
Working under pressure
While technical skills depend largely on the industry or occupation you’re in, some Carer skills in demand are:
If you work in healthcare or medicine, whether you’re an allied health assistant or a registered nurse, it’s always valuable to have experience treating patients in a clinical setting. When starting out, you can get this experience through work placements.
Guiding patients through a step-by-step process to recover from illness or injury, so that they can get back to living their everyday lives again.
Understanding the basics of psychology and human behaviour will help you in any area where you’re helping people and making a difference.
Subjects you may enjoy
Dreaming of all the different careers out there? These subjects can lead to jobs that will use your natural talents and abilities while keeping you challenged and engaged.
- Health Services Assistance
- Allied Health
- Alcohol & Other Drugs
- Animal Care
- Child Care
- Community Services
- Dental Assisting
- Education Support
- Mental Health
- Natural Therapies
- Nutritional Medicine
- Pet Grooming
- Sports & Fitness
- Veterinary Nursing
- Youth Work
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