Developing the health and disability
Kaiāwhina workforce

Kaiāwhina Workforce Action Plan gets thumbs up at the Careerforce Conference

May 25th, 2014

The Health and Disability Kaiāwhina Workforce Action Plan was introduced at the Careerforce Workforce Development Conference, held at Te Papa, Wellington 20-21 May 2014. Presented early in the conference programme, the plan was well received with other conference presenters often making reference to the plan and confirming their support. The Action Plan was introduced by…

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Profile of the kaiāwhina workforce

May 7th, 2014

Careerforce commissioned BERL (Business and Economic Research Ltd) to profile the non-regulated health and disability workforce. The resulting report gives insight into the numbers and demographics of the workforce as reported in the 2013 New Zealand census. The information contained in this report has been prepared to inform the development of the Health and Disability…

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The next steps for the Action Plan

February 12th, 2014

A 20 Year Horizon and a 5 Year Action Plan As outlined in a briefing paper, circulated in January 2014, the Boards of Health Workforce New Zealand (HWNZ) and Careerforce have agreed to work in partnership to develop an action plan that will focus on workforce development for the health and disability Kaiāwhina care and…

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An introduction to the Action Plan

January 31st, 2014

Stakeholder briefing for engagement workshops Introduction Across New Zealand over 12,000 support and care workers are undertaking workplace training annually. This is small percentage of the estimated number of non-regulated workers in the health, mental health, aged care, public health and disability services sector. We now need to plan for the development needs of this…

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