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Recruitment

We have a robust training program that brings new and excited workers into the community services sector. Participants are given the opportunity to shine with local employers in pursuit of quality staff.

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Supporting Communities Through Education

We specialise in providing training and assessment in Aged, Disability and Community Services.

Supporting communities through education is our purpose and quality is our focus. We have highly experienced trainers and a responsive admin team that take support to the next level.

Our mission, with the help of like-minded employers, is to lift the standard of support and service delivery in community services. This will be done through training existing staff in best practice and empowering them to make change in their own environment.

We support the industry through recruiting a new workforce that is equipped with the skills, knowledge and passion to provide a quality experience for their clients.

If you want to live our purpose with us, call our office on (02) 4961 0016 or send us an email at info@essentialskills.com.au

Let’s make the change we want to see.

Funding

We can assist you to identify and access available funding opportunities to support your training.

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NEWS

Why team building is for dummies

Why team building is for dummies

How to promote effective collaboration in community services Team building.  *Sigh* For most people, the very words ‘team building’ will conjure up images of falling backwards onto a pile of semi-acquaintances, hoping that these unsuspecting, and generally unwilling, participants will actually catch you before an accidental fart slips out. Not exactly everyone’s idea of a… Continue Reading

An Open Letter

An Open Letter

To the Community Services workers of Australia To the carers, the support services, youth workers, disability workers, aged care and health support teams.  To the managers, the supervisors and the business owners who have been unsure how our uncertain situation will unfold from one day to the next.  To each and every person who gets… Continue Reading

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Our Awards

Finalist in 2017 local Hunter business awards

Winner in 2018 Local Hunter Business Awards

Finalist in 2019 small business awards

Winner in 2020 Local Hunter Business Awards