The Best 5 Jobs From Home With Flexible Hours [Updated]

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The Best 5 Jobs From Home With Flexible Hours [Updated]

In Australia, the number of jobs with flexible hours just keep on growing!

Whether you’re looking to earn money working from home, or you just want to avoid peak hour traffic once and for all, you’re likely to find a job that’s flexible to suit you.

As we know, 1 in 3 Australians now work flexibly from home. This seems to be a growing trend as technology improves and more businesses become open to employees working remotely. Following this, in another study it was found most of the population who have jobs with flexible hours are female. Not to mention, majority of women have flexible hours are between the ages of 23 to 45, which is likely to be the period of raising families.

Age profile: persons working from home

Source: ABS

From hundreds of jobs, I have shortlisted the best jobs with flexible hours from five-to-one below, to help you find a suitable career!

What makes Medical Transcription the number 1 choice?

Healthcare is Australia’s largest industry by employment, therefore, the amount of work available continues to grow. Also, as healthcare is a basic need, the work of a Medical Transcriptionist tends to be fairly constant and consistent.

Therefore, out of all of the jobs with flexible hours out there, working as a Medical Transcriptionist provides you with the most rewarding career. In addition, it allows you to access your work at any time of the day, therefore, you have the flexibility to travel while you work – as long as you have an internet connection and laptop!

Where does a Medical Transcriptionist work?

Medical Transcriptionists usually work from home as independent contractors, which provides them with the flexibility to choose their own work hours.

How good does that sound?

Although, there are some Medical Transcriptionists who prefer to be in an office setting and work at hospitals, medical centres, or clinics.

If you’re thinking about pursuing a career in medical transcription, there are two main career pathways:

Is there career progression for a Medical Transcriptionist?

A career as a Medical Transcriptionist provides you with the opportunity for career development. For example, these career pathways include:

What is the training to become a Medical Transcriptionist?

TalentMed’s nationally recognised Diploma of Healthcare Documentation is designed to help provide you with the essential skills and knowledge needed to get a job and excel in this increasingly popular field.

Most noteworthy, this is currently the first and only nationally recognised course in Australia that provides both medical transcription and editing training. Also, qualified trainers are available from the moment you start the course, all the way through until you complete your course.

Will I find work?

There are many career choices for our graduates and TalentMed helps you the entire way in this process. Once you complete the course, your Graduate Support Team will provide you with extensive job placement assistance.

Through our network of associated public and private hospitals, medical clinics, transcription agencies and Medical Transcription Service Organisations (MTSOs) we are able to assist you in finding a suitable position upon graduation. As a result, we have been able to place 97.1% of our graduates into working positions!

Job Placement Assistance Success Rate

In fact, there is a very high demand for qualified Medical Transcriptionists, and we consistently receive large requests for TalentMed graduates from employers nationwide. For example, these include:

What is the best way to get started?

Here at TalentMed, we assist you every step of the way to pursue your dream of working from home. However, not only you would be able to have more time to enjoy doing the things you love, but above all, you can work while staying home to be with your family.

For more information on becoming a Medical Transcriptionist, check out our Ultimate Guidetraining to become a Medical Transcriptionist or you can register for a free consultation with one of our Career Advisers below!

Let us know in the comments below why flexibility in your career is important to you!

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About the Author:

Sarah-Louise Slade
Sarah-Louise is a Career Adviser with over 5 years experience in Vocational Education and Training. Having completed a Bachelor of Business majoring in Human Resource Management, Sarah-Louise understands the importance of having a quality education. Feel free to comment and ask questions below.

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