Joel originally studied music before trying his hand at being a cook. It wasn’t until a conversation with his sister, who has cerebral palsy, that Joel realised he had the skills to excel in the care and support sector. Joel now works in a specialist school and enjoys making a difference in the lives of his students.
After just two weeks on placement at an aged care facility where she provided care and support for veterans and war widows, Kayla knew this was where she needed to start her nursing career.
Three care and support workers from diverse backgrounds discuss the many benefits of transitioning into the care and support sector, and highlight the varied opportunities available to women at any life stage.