Developing the health and disability
Kaiāwhina workforce

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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Action plan has increased the visibility of the Kaiāwhina workforce

April 8th, 2016

While only ten months since its implementation, the Kaiāwhina Workforce Action Plan (KWAP) is already making positive inroads to raising awareness and opportunities for this workforce. Of the 56 actions in the five-year action plan, five have been implemented, and a further 36 are in progress by various sector stakeholders. KWAP independent facilitator, Cathy Cooney,…

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Initiative creates pathways into the Kaiāwhina workforce for students

March 14th, 2016

Kidsline – a telephone counselling service for children up to 18 year-olds is expanding its presence into Canterbury. This increased training and recognition will open up career pathways for high school students. The globally unique service is run for children by children. Every counsellor, or buddy in Kidsline speak, in the not-for-profit wing of Lifeline…

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