What qualifications do I need?

If you are only offering social support and domestic assistance, you do not need any formal qualifications, but you will need:

  • Complete profile
  • Valid police check
  • Two professional or personal references

If you would like to offer personal care you will need to have the following:

  • Complete profile
  • Valid police check
  • Two professional references
  • Personal care qualification from at least one of the following:
    • Certificate 3 or 4 in Individual Support
    • Certificate 3 or 4 in Aged Care
    • Certificate 3 or 4 in Disabilities
    • Certificate 3 or 4 in Home and Community Care
    • Assistant in Nursing (AIN) Certificate
    • Working towards nursing degree (needs to have already completed first year)
    • Degree in nursing
    • Degree in Allied Health
    • Other relevant qualification
    • 2 or more years of experience

If you would like to offer nursing services you will need to have the following:

  • Be a registered or enrolled nurse
  • Have more than 1 year of relevant nursing experience
  • Have been registered as a nurse with AHPRA (Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency)
  • Your AHPRA registration has been active for at least 12 months
  • Nurses should not provide any services within these categories that their AHPRA registration does not allow them to provide.
  • If you need any assistance completing your profile, please don’t hesitate to contact our registration team on 1300 73 65 73.

 


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