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A disabilities service officer works in a range of service units which provide education and community access to people with intellectual, physical, social and emotional disabilities. In Australia a disabilities service officer is a Skill Level 2 occupation.
Disability Services Officer Occupation Lists
This occupation is on the following skill list:
This occupation is not on the following skills list:
Group: 4117 Welfare Support Workers
The job of a disabilities services officer in Australia is to provide support, information and advice to clients on emotional, financial, recreational, health, housing and other social welfare matters, and evaluate and coordinate the services of welfare and community service agencies.
Most occupations in the disabilities services officer unit group (Group 4117) have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)
In New Zealand:
NZ Register Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)
At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
Occupations within the Disabilities Services Officer Group
Note: Whilst a similar occupation may appear in the same disabilities services officer group, if not specifically listed in the STSOL or MLTSSL, the ANZSCO description should be used for reference purposes only.
Where mandatory licensing or registration is required you must demonstrate a level of English either sufficient to meet licensing / registration or a minimum IELTS, or equivalent, whichever is higher.
The average salary for a Disabilities Services Officer in Australia is $ 56,498 for male employees and $ 49,026 for female employees per year. Average Age: Males: 41.5 Females: 43.3 Persons: 42.8
Source: www.abs.gov.au (Group 4117) Welfare support workers - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016
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