Developing the health and disability
Kaiāwhina workforce

Pay Equity and fixed hours’ big wins for Kaiāwhina – May 2017

May 10th, 2017

Recent months have seen two big steps forward for the progress of the Workforce Recognition domain of the Kaiāwhina Workforce Action Plan. The implementation of guaranteed hours for community support workers in April and the pay equity settlement for care and support workers to take effect on the 1st July 2017 are strong indicators that…

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Kaiāwhina Workforce Programme – Taking action now and seeing Kaiāwhina triumph – September 2016

September 30th, 2016

The Kaiāwhina Workforce Action Plan Working Group was thrilled with the news regarding the Future Business Leader Awards. Two apprentices studying mental health and addiction support, took top places at the inaugural Future Business Leaders Awards on 25 August. The event celebrated the achievements of New Zealand’s ‘bright young things’ in the trades and services.

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Kaiāwhina triumph at Future Business Leader Awards

September 29th, 2016

While the Got A Trade? Got It Made! campaign continues, the inaugural Future Business Leaders Awards event, held on 25th August in Auckland to celebrate the achievements of New Zealand’s ‘bright young things’ in the trades and services delivered successful outcomes for kaiāwhina. The multi-sector industry training awards were held as part of the Future…

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Workforce Action Plan – Positive inroads made in the first year – July 2016

July 20th, 2016

    Workforce Action Plan – Positive inroads made in the first year  One year after its implementation, the Kaiāwhina Workforce Action Plan is making inroads to raising awareness and opportunities for this workforce.  The full list of 5-year actions can be downloaded here.  Help us learn about the residential, home and community aged care workforces We…

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New learning platform and new people help support Kaiāwhina workforce actions – June 2016

June 17th, 2016

     Workforce Action Plan – New learning platform and new people help support Kaiāwhina workforce actions  Work is well underway towards achieving the Kaiāwhina Workforce 5-year actions for the health and disability sectors. Here we can share more of the excellent work relating to the actions and outcomes currently in progress. The full list of 5-year actions can be…

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