Personal care workers provide care, supervision and assistance for children, patients and elderly, convalescent or disabled persons in institutional and residential settings. Competent performance in most occupations in this sub-major group requires skills at the second ISCO skill level.
Tasks performed by workers in this sub-major group usually include: assisting with mobility, washing and other personal needs; assisting children individually to learn social skills; supervising and participating in activities that enhance children’s physical, social, emotional and intellectual development; observing and reporting concerns to appropriate health or social service workers.
Occupations in this sub-major group are classified into the following minor groups:
531 Child Care Workers and Teachers’ Aides
532 Personal Care Workers in Health Services
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