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Careerforce offer a range of qualifications for support workers in aged residential care facilities, from entry level through to advanced specialist qualifications.
Cleaning and urban pest management
Cleaning services and urban pest management are about keeping New Zealand’s communities clean and safe. Careerforce offer two qualifications for this sector.
One in five people in New Zealand reports having a long-term impairment. The range of severity of the impairment and the person’s background and beliefs means that those accessing disability support services have a diverse range of needs.
Healthcare services in New Zealand are delivered by a complex network of organisations and people across the primary, secondary and allied health sectors. Careerforce offers a range of qualifications for specialist disciplines within the healthcare sector.
Home and community support
Home and community support organisations and workers support people to live in their own homes. These workers provide a range of support from household management to personal cares. It’s important to ensure that our current home and community support services workforce is skilled and qualified.
Mental health and addiction support
Mental health and addiction support workers engage with some of Aotearoa’s most in need people. It’s important we ensure that our current and upcoming mental health and addiction support workforce is skilled, qualified and providing quality support.
A snapshot of the social service workforce shows that there are over 30,000 social service workers and an estimated 2% of them have relevant qualifications. Careerforce offer a number of qualifications tailored to specialist aspects of social services.
The youth work sector in New Zealand includes many part-time workers, a significant volunteer workforce, and many people without qualifications. Careerforce offers a clear career pathway for people working with young people in Aotearoa.