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Social Work Careers

It’s all about keeping communities fun and fair places to live. Social work is a broad area, encompassing community care, aged care, mental health, youth work and more. Whether it’s as a counsellor, a caseworker, a mental health specialist, family support worker, or home carer, helping people achieve quality of life at home, in hospital, or through outreach services is a rewarding and valuable job with integrity.

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  • Master of Social Work (Professional Qualifying)

    Master of Social Work (Professional Qualifying)

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    This online Master of Social Work (Professional Qualifying) course will enable you to gain full accreditation with the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW).

  • Bachelor of Social Work

    Bachelor of Social Work

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    This online Bachelor of Social Work course is approved by the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW), and will lay a solid foundation for your career as a social worker.

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How Australia's Ageing Population Will Impact Our Industries

It's predicted that people 65 years+ will comprise 22% of the population by 2056. Find out what this demographic shift means for the future of industries like nursing, social work and aged care, and how students entering the field should be preparing.

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5 reasons why the care sector is the right career change for 2015

The health care sector continues to be one of the fastest growing industries in Australia. This guest post from carecareers explores why it could just be your ticket to a life-altering career change in 2015.

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Regional Australia: Is the grass really greener?

Regional cities are booming with job opportunities ripe for the picking. Is regional Australia where it’s at?

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Allied health career fact sheet

Looking for a rewarding career in allied health? This fact sheet will provide you with a brief insight into this fulfilling industry.

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