Time out from her job gave Rosy Green the insight she needed to change careers. She’d always had a natural caring personality, suited well to her original work as an embalmer.
“Yet I felt I needed to change direction and still maintain a bond of caring personally for people within my job scope”, Rosy reflects.
A trip overseas cleared Rosy’s mind and she arrived home refreshed with her strong desire to help people intact.
To nourish her “care factor” and help settle on a new career plan, Rosy started community volunteer work with a veterans’ aged care facility in Frankston and found she enjoyed the work.
Some people possess pure talent in spades. It’s a rare combination to possess both talent and compassion and put them to constant use in your everyday job.
Rosy found she could do this in aged care and decided this was to be her new career. She was offered a permanent place at the aged care facility with a major requisite to become certificate qualified.
Rosy, as a mature aged student, completed Certificate III in Aged Care at Chisholm Frankston. "Our teachers had all worked in aged care services and after they assessed me as a suitable course candidate we were shown great practical work skills.
“Of equal importance they also afforded our whole class the option of individuality in the way that we absorbed much of the learning.
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