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resources for Employers

With the fastest growing workforce in the Illawarra and South Coast, care sector employers in our region offer a diverse range of job and career opportunities that this CareForce Hub will promote. Our aim is to raise the profile of jobs and careers, help attract job seekers and connect them with employers with jobs on offer. 

CareForce Employer Round Table Event: Effective VET/RTO partnerships

Thursday 11 August 2022, 9:50am–11:30am, Online via Zoom

This CareForce Round Table provides employers with a guide to VET and RTO partnerships. Featuring employers who have drawn on RTO partnerships to deliver successful workforce development strategies including Traineeships, School Based Apprenticeship and Traineeship (SBATs) Programs, contemporary Pre-employment programs, and current employee upskilling programs. The Round Table will feature a panel discussion facilitated by experienced practitioners, and time to discuss challenges and opportunities.

The Employer Round Table – VET and RTO partnerships to deliver successful workforce development strategies helps participants learn from employers who have maximised VET/RTO partnerships for the benefit of their workforce goals. The supporting resource for this Round Table is the HSSO VET Guide that can be downloaded here.

Business Meeting

Are you looking for your next great employee? Or do you want to hold onto the employees you already have? Follow this link to find resources for care and support sector employers, to help attracttrain and retain the right people. There is also a list of free webinars, hosted by SEEK, that offer more great advice for employers.

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Check out this flyer to learn how your organisation can be involved in Job Seeker events throughout 2022.

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I got the job sign

We want to celebrate job pledges that get filled. Download our 'I got the job' sign below to help us spread the word about the good news.

A Guide to VET For Human Services Employers

The challenge of building a skilled workforce is a pressing one for the human services. Vocational Education and Training (VET) can help human services employers and managers to meet immediate needs for skilled staff and build a job ready workforce for the future.

fact sheets 

Check out the fact sheets we have created for Job Seekers, Career Advisors and Job Service Agencies.

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Attraction and Recruitment Toolkit

This Toolkit is designed for the care sector employers (Disability, Aged Care and Home Services) across the Illawarra and South Coast to ensure they have access to specialists to help fill jobs and support skill development for new employees and the current workforce.

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Local jobs pledge

Care sector employers have made a jobs pledge to demonstrate a commitment to providing real job opportunities and secure employment.

The Jobs Pledge helps job seekers see just how many great jobs we have to offer in the care sector. Click here to download the Pledge Toolkit.

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Workforce charter

The Illawarra South Coast Aged and Disability Services Workforce Charter represents a region-wide commitment from a range of aged, disability, training and job services organisations to ensuring people across the Illawarra and Southern NSW have access to safe, quality and appropriate aged and disability services. Contact us if you would like to sign up to the Charter.

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About the Care Careers project

The Care Careers Project is an industry-led initiative for the Illawarra and South Coast of New South Wales to raise the profile of jobs and careers in disability, aged care and home services and create partnerships that support sustainable employment outcomes.

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Employer roundtable - Nov 2021

The November Care Sector Employer Round Table Event focused on ways to improve employer attraction and recruitment efforts. The event provided an overview of streamlined employment pathways, breakout sessions to discuss better attraction, recruitment and onboarding practices, a brainstorming session identifying opportunities ahead and an introduction to the online CareForce Hub.

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