Workforce planning resources
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Please note: Some resources below make reference to Disability Care. These resources were developed prior to the name change to National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
These resources assist disability service providers to undertake workforce planning and improve recruitment and retention in their workforce. Tools and products in this section include resources for indigenous workers, best practice Human Resources guidelines reflecting NDIS principles, induction and pre-employment training and ideas for marketing opportunities in the disability sector.
Carpentaria Disability Service has produced a series of "i-talk" on line videos that tell the story of disability workers and clients. The videos aim to increase awareness of opportunities in the disability workforce for people in indigenous communities.
RMIT has produced a Best Practice Human Resources guide for disability service providers, with the aim of strengthening recruitment and retention in the disability workforce. The guide has lots of practical ideas and innovative approaches covering staff recruitment, training and retention.
St Laurance has worked with the GRAND partnership to develop an approach for disability service providers to attract new workers into the workforce and provide pre-employment training. The resource includes innovative ideas and formats for a disability expo and discusses how to make disability services appealing to potential new recruits.
Life Without Barriers has produced a simple toolkit to assist people with disability to fully and meaningfully participate in the selection and recruitment of staff.