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There are heaps of career options across the health and wellbeing sectors. You could change someone’s life, and not have to be stuck behind a desk or coffee machine all day!

What’s it really like to work in health and wellbeing?

Hear from a range of rangatahi/young people who are now support workers, healthcare assistants, youth workers and more!

Check out the stories below, or watch more on the Life Changing Careers website.

Watch some of their stories

The team at Marlborough Youth Trust explain what it’s like to be a youth worker.

See why Brett enjoys being a disability support worker.

Hear why Lucia chose a career as a support worker in aged residential care.

Learn why Mark loves being a rehabilitation assistant.

Explore Life Changing Careers

Hear more stories and explore all kinds of support worker roles, and where to find them, on the Life Changing Careers website.

Think you’ve got what it takes to be a support worker? Take the quiz to find out!


Get started with Gateway

Are you still at school and interested in some of the careers above? Check out our Gateway programme to help get your foot in the door!