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Social & Community Services

In this sector you’ll work to help people in the wider community to be healthy and safe. You’ll know how to relate well with others, have great communication skills and work well in a team. Jobs in the sector are very varied and many have long-term career prospects, like working in the ambulance sector, community health and wellbeing sectors, or entering the Defence Force.

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Corrections or Probation Officer

Corrections officers play an important role in New Zealand prisons. Qualifications offer national recognition of skills and experience gained on-the-job.

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Customs Officer

A customs officer needs to exercise good judgement, communicate well and have a strong sense of human nature. .

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Defence Forces

The Defence Force offers real opportunities to learn trades and services skills and qualifications while serving for our country.

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Diversional Therapist

Health and wellbeing is important no matter what age you are! Diversional therapists help people of all ages stay active.

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Health Care Assistant

Want to provide support and care to those who need it? You can build a career in this sector too.

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Social Service Worker

Like youth work, social service work is an important community role. There are genuine career opportunities for young people in this sector.

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Support Worker

As our population ages the roles support workers play in the community become important for people to maintain independence.

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Vision and Hearing Technician

Helping our young people to see and hear well! Vision and hearing technicians screen for hearing and sight problems.

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