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The Community services sector
☆Current issues
☆Different types and functions of community services organisations
☆Requirements for working in community services
☆Key community service organisations that can provide information
☆Employee and employer roles
 
Legislations
☆Employee rights and responsibilities
☆Employer rights and responsibilities
☆Access and equity
☆Behaving in a non-discriminatory manner
☆Commitment to the values and philosophies of the sector and to legislative compliance

Career oppertunities
☆Sectors and occupations
☆Required skills
☆Methods of obtaining the necessary skills
☆Values and attitudes relevant to community service work

Teamwork
☆Appropriate dress and behaviour

☆Courtesy and respect
☆Completing allocated tasks
☆Seeking assistance and resolving difficulties
☆Clarifying instructions or responsibilities
☆Prioritising work
☆Time management

 

 

 

Working in the Community Services

The Community Services Sector 

Key community service organisations that can provide information
Different companies that can assist in gaining infomation:

-Anglicare - Support services, counseling etc

-Multicap - Support services, counseling etc
-DSS (Disability Support Services)

Current Issues

There are many issuses with todays community servie sector, some being:

-Low pay

-Not enough staff
-Long/unfair hours
-Refusal to work certain times/shifts
-Working conditions

 

Employee and employer roles

Rolls of the employeer:

-Fire/hire

-Alicate shifts (If on casual work)
-Raise/lower pay

Rolls of the employee:

-Sick days
-Vacation
-Deny shifts (With a valad reason)

 

Different types and functions of community services organisations
Different companies that help, and how they help people:
-Anglicare - Support services, counseling etc

-Multicap - Support services, counseling etc
-DSS (Disability Support Services)

Requirements for working in community services

Things required to be able to work in the comuntiy sector:

-Aged care Cert III+
-Disabilities Cert III+
-Medication training
-Working with vulnerable people
-First aid
-Bow control
-Manual handling

 

Legislations

Access and equity
Different companies that can assist in gaining infomation:

-Anglicare - Support services, counseling etc

-Multicap - Support services, counseling etc
-DSS (Disability Support Services)

 

Employee rights and responsibilities

 employer rights and responsibilities:

 The employee has a right to:
-fire/hire
-raise/lower pay

 

Commitment to the values and philosophies of the sector and to legislative compliance

Rolls of the employeer:

-Fire/hire

-Alicate shifts (If on casual work)
-Raise/lower pay

Rolls of the employee:

-Sick days
-Vacation
-Deny shifts (With a valad reason)

 

Behaving in a non-discriminatory manner

Employeeys should never be discrimative to any client, nor should a client to carer.

-Religion

-Age

-Race

-Sexuality

-Live style

-Relatives 

-ETC

Employee rights and responsibilities

 The employee has a right to: 

-Sick days
-vacation
-deny shifts (with reason)

 

Career oppertunities

Key community service organisations that can provide information
Different companies that can assist in gaining infomation:

-Anglicare - Support services, counseling etc

-Multicap - Support services, counseling etc
-DSS (Disability Support Services)

Current Issues

There are many issuses with todays community servie sector, some being:

-Low pay

-Not enough staff
-Long/unfair hours
-Refusal to work certain times/shifts
-Working conditions

 

Employee and employer roles

Rolls of the employeer:

-Fire/hire

-Alicate shifts (If on casual work)
-Raise/lower pay

Rolls of the employee:

-Sick days
-Vacation
-Deny shifts (With a valad reason)

 

Different types and functions of community services organisations
Different companies that help, and how they help people:
-Anglicare - Support services, counseling etc

-Multicap - Support services, counseling etc
-DSS (Disability Support Services)

Requirements for working in community services

Things required to be able to work in the comuntiy sector:

-Aged care Cert III+
-Disabilities Cert III+
-Medication training
-Working with vulnerable people
-First aid
-Bow control
-Manual handling

 

employee rights and responsibilities

 

Legislations