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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

How to transform your community services workplace culture as a relational leader: simple steps for any organisational leader

How to transform your community services workplace culture as a relational leader: simple steps for any organisational leader

Simple steps for any organisational leader   Want to get the most out of your team? It’s hard to imagine any manager that would answer no, we all want our teams to be happy and functioning well, so if you’re managing people in your organisation, this one is for you. There are a zillion theories… Continue Reading

The 3 big myths about study and work for community services employers: why work and study can coexist in your organisation.

The 3 big myths about study and work for community services employers: why work and study can coexist in your organisation.

Why work and study can coexist in your organisation To build a truly great team, you know they need to undertake quality, accredited training. But sometimes it’s difficult to see how working and study can coexist when it comes to the demands of a typical community services work day. It’s not surprising then, that one… Continue Reading

The Benefits of Online Training

The Benefits of Online Training

Benefits of Online Training You know when you see a piece of clothing that shows one size fits all and you think yeah right! Well training and how it is delivered isn’t a ONE SIZE FITS ALL reality either.  With our busy lifestyles and work/ life commitments there needs to be flexibility for students to… Continue Reading

Home Care Service Reform

Home Care Service Reform

In Australia much work is being done to support people to stay at home, and part of their communities, for as long as possible. To ensure our Aged Care System is sustainable and affordable long into the future, NSW Health and the Commonwealth Government are working on reforms to improve services for all of our… Continue Reading