The healthcare industry is Australia’s largest employer by employing 14.2 per cent of the entire population. The Department of Education, Skills and Employment of Australia Government projected approximately 2,22,300 job openings by the end of 2024.
Are you interested in joining the industry? Then, you must know the significance of Criminal History Checks. Under the National Law, the Medical Board of Australia has the power to check the criminal history of a medical practitioner anytime during the registration or licencing.
Also, it is required to obtain a National Police Check if you want to work in aged, disabled or child care. For nurses and midwives, the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) asks for a Police check certificate at the time of registration.
Want to find out, which is most demanded job in this sector and how much an Australian Healthcare worker earns? Read the Infographic!