Events


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The Boosting the Local Care Workforce program hosts a number of events across the country. Details of all upcoming events are posted on this website. If you would like to know about the types of events held by Regional Coordinators across the country, take a look at some previous events.

 

WESTERN AUSTRALIA 

Kalgoorlie
Care and Support Sector Regional Workforce Advisory Group
The Regional Advisory Working Group will provide an ongoing platform to escalate identified challenges and gaps being experienced within the region. This opportunity has the potential to provide solutions and strategies utilising existing strengths, partnerships and opportunities to maximise regional participation and success in the growth and delivery of services to the Care Sectors.
Central Regional TAFE – Kalgoorlie Campus
7/12/2021
10:00am – 12:00pm (AWST)
Registration Details – Care and Support Sector Regional Workforce Advisory Group 

 

Virtual
Remote Workforce Roundtable – Care and Support Sector in Remote Regions
The BLCW Program are pleased to invite you to the first of our “Remote Workforce Roundtables” to support providers across both the Community Development Program (CDP) and Care and Support Sector (CaSS) in connecting, engaging and collaborating on workforce development opportunities in regional and remote Australia.
Virtual
9/12/2021
12:00pm – 1:30pm (AEDT)
Registration Details – Remote Workforce Roundtable


Mandurah

Roundtable event – Benefits of Employing People with Disability
The Boosting the Local Care Workforce (BLCW) Program in partnership with the City of Mandurah and APM Communities would like to invite you to participate in a Roundtable Forum to discuss the opportunities and benefits of employing People with Disability within the Care and Support Sector. The identification of barriers and challenges being experienced in attracting and recruiting People with Disability into your Organisation with strategies and resources to support your Organisations future workforce development.
Venue – City of Mandurah Lakelands Library and Community Centre
10/12/2021
11:00am – 1:00pm (AWST)
Registration Details – Benefits of Employing People with Disability


Virtual
Care and Support Sector Workforce Supports – Lower Fees Local Skills Program
A collaborative virtual session between the BLCW Program and WA Department of Training and Workforce Development to promote available funded pathways and opportunities that are aligned to the Care and Support Sector for both prospective and current workforce.
Virtual
14/12/2021
10:30am - 12:00pm (AWST)
Registration Details – Lower Fees Local Skills Program

 

QUEENSLAND


Brisbane
Getting More out of the Training Sector
Discover how to improve training outcomes for the Care and Support Sector workforce through partnering with the VET sector. Join BLCW & CSIA for this workshop to learn more about how you can better engage with and leverage off the training sector as part of your workforce strategy.
This workshop is open to service providers delivering into the aged care, disability, and veterans’ affairs sectors.
Venue - CSIA, 129 Logan Rd, Woolloongabba
7/12/2021
10:00am - 1:00pm (AEST)
Registration Details - Getting More out of the Training Sector – Brisbane


Virtual

Workforce Planning Connect - User Testing Session (Beginners)
BLCW in partnership with WorkAbility Qld are hosting a user testing session for the Workforce Planning Connect Toolkit being developed for NDIS and other Care and Support sector providers. The session will engage workforce planners from the sector to provide feedback on the effectiveness of the Toolkit before its release for wider Industry use in early 2022.
Virtual
9/12/2021
9:00am – 11:00am (AEST)
Registration Details: This is an invitation only event. Please contact Kylie Hogan for information: kylie.hogan@blcwprogram.com.au or on 0478 841 014


Virtual

Workforce Planning Connect - User Testing Session (Experienced)
BLCW in partnership with WorkAbility Qld are hosting a user testing session for the Workforce Planning Connect Toolkit being developed for NDIS and other Care and Support sector providers. The session will engage workforce planners from the sector to provide feedback on the effectiveness of the Toolkit before its release for wider Industry use in early 2022.
Virtual
9/12/2021
1:00pm – 3:00pm (AEST)
Registration Details: This is an invitation only event. Please contact Kylie Hogan for information: kylie.hogan@blcwprogram.com.au or on 0478 841 014


Gold Coast

Getting More out of the Training Sector
Discover how to improve training outcomes for the Care and Support Sector workforce through partnering with the VET sector. Join BLCW & CSIA for this workshop to learn more about how you can better engage with and leverage off the training sector as part of your workforce strategy. This workshop is open to service providers delivering into the aged care, disability, and veterans’ affairs sectors.
Venue - TBC
14/12/2021
10:00am – 1:00pm (AEST)
Registration Details - Getting More out of the Training Sector – Gold Coast