Alternative Employment Models in the South Australian Community Sector: Towards a Sustainable Workforce (SACOSS Information Paper)
Greg Ogle & Kari Bowling
South Australian Council of Social Service
This paper explores alternative employment models and initiatives for use within the community services sector in South Australia, to ascertain what role they can play in strengthening the sector and improving workforce attraction and retention.
Arising from discussions between the Strong Community Healthy State campaign working group and the Minister for Families and Communities in 2009, three areas necessary for strengthening the community services workforce - and therefore community service delivery in South Australia were identified.
The three areas identified as needing real attention were: