Health assistants work alongside medical and allied health professionals to provide patient care and support services as part of a multi-disciplinary team. They are an integral part of the healthcare system and work in the areas of physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology and giving people diet and nutrition advice. Help heal your community with health courses from TAFE Queensland Gold Coast.
Heath care is currently the largest employing sector in Queensland, accounting for 12.5% of the Australian workforce. IPA, 2015. Workforce Snapshot Queensland, s.l.: s.n.
TAFE Queensland Gold Coast Health graduates are employed in the following clinical areas:
The greatest increases in employment are predicted for Aged Care and Disabled Carers, Nursing Support and Personal Care Workers. Skill shortages across Queensland currently exist for many health occupations. Additionally, TAFE Queensland Gold Coast Health graduates can be successful in the following professions: