Developing the health and disability
Kaiāwhina workforce

Sector Resources

Frameworks, guidelines and findings from sector organisations

Calderdale Framework for the Kaiawhina Taskforce:  This summary of the South Island Allied Health Implementation of the Calderdale Framework features background, current projects and where to next. Also See Framework Questions and Answers

Health of the Health Workforce 2015 – published FEBRUARY 2016 :  This Health of the Health Workforce Report 2015 is Health Workforce New Zealand’s second update on the state of the health and disability workforce.

Managing for quality aged residential care with a migrant workforce – June 2015

EJE Briefing Paper final 2015: This job evaluation exercise commissioned by the PSA compares the work of community support workers (CSW) working in intellectual disability support services with Health/Therapy Assistants and Corrections Officers.

Still working for love APRIL 2014: This purpose of this paper is to focus on care workers employed in clients’ own homes recognising the skills and responsibilities of home-based care workers.

New Roles and Initiatives – Health Workforce New Zealand JUNE 2014 : Link to page on Health Workforce New Zealand website – outlining new roles and initiatives.  The page covers innovative thinking to ensure the health workforce has the flexibility and resources to meet the needs of the public into the future.

Issues with individualised funding – for travel case 2014: The Enhanced Individualised Funding (IF) of the Ministry of Health’s “new model of disability support” and individualised funding packages of “Enabling Good Lives”, are a good example of client-directed funding. They are good examples in that they demonstrate both the strengths and weaknesses of the model.

Taeao o Tautai: Pacific Public Health Workforce Development Implementation Plan – Ministry of Health New Zealand MARCH 2014 : Link to page on Health Workforce New Zealand website  – outlining the publication which supports the implementation of the national public health workforce strategy: Te Uru Kahikatea 2007-2016.

A Model for Successful Maori Learners in Workplace Settings MARCH 2013: This document explores the drivers for workforce participation, career aspirations and expectations, and the enablers and barriers to participation, progression, and engagement of Màori in the workplace.

Human Rights Commission. 2012. Caring Counts 2012: The Human Rights Commission has used its Inquiry powers to examine equal employment opportunities in the aged care sector and has gathered evidence from 886 participants over a 12 month period in 2011-2012.

Up Where We Belong Resource NOVEMBER 2009: This paper prepared by the Public Service Association Te Pūkenga Here Tikanga Mahi and the Service and Food Workers Union Nga Ringa Tota, supports the “Up Where We Belong” campaign designed to raise the status of disability support work.

Te Uru Kahikatea (TUK) – The Public Health Workforce Development Plan – Health Workforce New Zealand MAY 2007 : Link to page on Health Workforce New Zealand website – outlining the national strategy to guide public health workforce development in Aotearoa, New Zealand. TUK has a 10 year focus that aims to support the growth and development of the public health workforce.

The Non-Regulated Workforce in the Health and Disability Sector SEPTEMBER 2006