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Aged services is a far more diverse industry than many people realise.

While nurses and carers are integral elements, the stereotypical image of a nurse or carer helping an older person in a residential facility is just a tiny glimpse of the overall picture.

Career opportunities are available in a range of fields and professions ,including finance, human resources, marketing, occupational therapy, hospitality, office administration, maintenance, IT and event management, just to name a few.

The Workforce Hub has career information and training opportunities across a number of different disciplines and areas, and we encourage you to browse the website and learn more about the industry and our workforce.

Older Australians deserve the highest quality of care and services. Come and join us as we continue to deliver it.

A Practical Guide to Strategic Workforce Development Webinar

A Practical Guide to Strategic Workforce Development Webinar

Following on from the Attracting, Recruiting and Retaining a ‘right fit’ Workforce webinar, this session offered practical solutions for your workforce development needs.

Good workforce development involves targeted activities not only to enhance the individual skills of workers but importantly, to underpin the effective application of those skills.

The following was explored in this webinar:

  • What is Strategic Workforce Development (panel discussion)
  • Training and Professional Development (accredited vs non-accredited
  • ACSA Learning Portal
  • Job Ready Training
  • New Directions Programs: Hospitality Services, Care/Support, Leisure & Health
  • Enrolled Nursing & Graduate Nurse Program
  • New & Emerging Leaders Program & Aged Care Leadership Capability Framework
  • Summing Up the Journey (Panel Discussion)

To access the recording and Powerpoint click the link below

Attracting, Recruiting and Retaining a ‘right-fit’ Workforce Webinar

Attracting, Recruiting and Retaining a ‘right-fit’ Workforce Webinar.

To meet both current and future workforce capacity and capability requirements, ACSA recognises the importance of being proactive in addressing key workforce issues.

The webinar explored the following:

  • What does a ‘Right-Fit’ Workforce look like
  • An overview of the ‘Right-Fit’ initiative
  • How to identity ‘Right-Fit’ employees
  • Using the ‘Right-Fit’ Toolkit
  • Impact of Turnover on an Organisation
  • Retention Strategies
  • Tools to Support the Development of a ‘Right-Fit’ Workforce
  • Attraction – What is the Sector’s value-based proposition?

To access the recording and Powerpoint click the link below

What is the Aged Care Services Sector?

The Aged Care Services Sector provides a diverse range of services to older Australians and their families.

Do you want a job where you get more then you give?

If you want to make a real difference in the lives of older Australians, a career in the Aged Care Services Sector could be for you!

Do you have the right-fit qualities and attributes?

To provide older Australians with quality services, it is vital that that we identify people who are the ‘right-fit’ for the sector and who also determine that the sector is ‘right-fit’ for them.

Quick facts about the industry

Volunteering in the Aged Care Services Sector

Volunteering is a great way to experience what it is like to work in the Aged Care Services Sector.

You can improve your workplace skills and gain real-work experience.

If you want to volunteer with older Australians, you can contact any Aged Care Service provider  in your area.

There are a range of websites (such as volunteeringaustralia.org) that list volunteering opportunities in your area.