A residential care officer is a professional who provides support for children and people with disability living in group housing or government care institutions. A Residential Care Officer assesses clients’ needs and assists them to plan for and access education and training programs, and any additional health, welfare, or support options.
ABS definition – Residential Care Officer ANZSCO-411715
A residential care officer is a professional who ‘provides care and supervision for children or disabled persons in group housing or institutional care’. (ABS, ANZSCO 411715).
Common occupational titles
Residential Care Officer, Residential Care Intake and Assessment Officer, Residential Care Case Worker, Client Services Coordinator-Residential Care, Care Manager.
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