A child carer feed fresh fruit to a young child in her care

Child Carer

Child Carers provide care and supervision for children in residential homes and non-residential childcare centres.

Overview

Child Carers provide care and supervision for children in residential homes and non-residential childcare centres.

Day-to-day

  • assisting in the preparation of materials and equipment for children's education and recreational activities
  • managing children's behaviour and guiding children's social development
  • preparing and conducting activities for children
  • entertaining children by reading and playing games
  • supervising children in recreational activities
  • supervising the daily routine of children
  • supervising the hygiene of children.

Considerations

  • stressful.

Occupation snapshot
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$953 / week
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Very strong
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