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Over 200 jobs for young Cantabrians at SpeedMeet Event

Wednesday, 25 October 2017, 4:28 pm | Careerforce

Young Cantabrians have an opportunity to jumpstart their careers with over 200 job opportunities available in the healthcare, community and disability support sectors alone. An event in Christchurch called SpeedMeet aims to match young job seekers ... More >>

Pacific Learners Get Boost from New Research Programme

Thursday, 28 September 2017, 11:15 am | Careerforce

Pacific learners engaged in workplace training have the best chance of success when they are part of a supportive team learning environment, new research shows. More >>

Careerforce announces winners of Training Excellence Awards

Wednesday, 9 August 2017, 11:27 am | Careerforce

A diversional therapist, a youth coach, a mental health worker and a disability support worker are the winners of this year’s Training Excellence Awards, hosted by the Industry Training Organisation Careerforce. More >>

Careerforce launches Workforce Development Conference

Monday, 7 August 2017, 2:17 pm | Careerforce

Careerforce, the Industry Training Organisation for the health and wellbeing sectors, kicked off its third Workforce Development Conference at Te Papa on Monday. More >>

Health and Wellbeing Apprentice up for Industry Award

Tuesday, 25 July 2017, 3:49 pm | Careerforce

Health and Wellbeing Apprentice up for Industry Award An Auckland woman who supports people with mental illness and brain injuries is up for an industry award. Careerforce, the Industry Training Organisation for the health and wellbeing sector is hosting ... More >>

Careerforce Graduates First Health & Wellbeing Apprentices

Friday, 21 July 2017, 11:59 am | Careerforce

The very first cohort of New Zealand’s Health and Wellbeing Apprentices will be celebrated in style at a graduation evening next month, as part of the Careerforce Workforce Development Conference (CWDC), hosted at Te Papa from 7-8 August 2017. More >>

Careerforce: cultural competency needed for pay equity

Friday, 14 July 2017, 1:31 pm | Careerforce

A deep understanding of the unique bi-cultural setting of New Zealand’s health system must be demonstrated by care and support workers holding international nursing degrees who wish to gain equivalency to the New Zealand Certificate in Health and ... More >>

Pay equity: International nursing qualifications equal to NZ Level 3

Monday, 10 July 2017, 3:28 pm | Careerforce

International nursing qualifications equivalent to NZ Level 3 International nursing qualifications now assessed as equivalent to New Zealand Level 3 Certificate. MEDIA RELEASE 10 July 2017 Care and support workers holding nursing degrees from the Philippines, ... More >>

Careerforce takes lead pay equity qualification equivalencies

Monday, 10 July 2017, 2:26 pm | Careerforce

Careerforce, the Industry Training Organisation (ITO) for the health and wellbeing sectors, has been tasked under new legislation to take on a new role to support the recognition of the health and disability care and support workforce. More >>

Careerforce to kick off Workforce Development Conference

Tuesday, 4 July 2017, 4:10 pm | Careerforce

Pay equity, suicide prevention and the state of mental health in New Zealand will be hot topics at the third Careerforce Workforce Development Conference (CWDC), hosted at Te Papa from 7-8 August 2017. More >>

Mental health staff benefit from self-reflection training

Friday, 9 June 2017, 2:16 pm | Careerforce

Mental health worker Tracey Currie says self-reflection is a “powerful tool” support workers can use to achieve better outcomes for their clients. More >>

Careerforce announces Training Excellence Awards

Thursday, 1 June 2017, 12:19 pm | Careerforce

01 June 2017 Careerforce announces Training Excellence Awards Apprentices, trainees and workplaces across New Zealand’s Hygiene, Health and Wellbeing sector are invited to take part in the 2017 Careerforce Training Excellence Awards. The Careerforce ... More >>

Careerforce announces Training Excellence Awards

Thursday, 1 June 2017, 9:33 am | Careerforce

Apprentices, trainees and workplaces across New Zealand’s Hygiene, Health and Wellbeing sector are invited to take part in the 2017 Careerforce Training Excellence Awards. More >>

Apprenticeships more than just Trades

Tuesday, 23 May 2017, 3:05 pm | Careerforce

23 May 2017 Apprenticeships more than just Trades Young people and school leavers opting for an Apprenticeship over university study should consider a career in the health and wellbeing sector. “Apprenticeships are much more than just trades,” ... More >>

Young people needed to combat health sector shortage

Friday, 5 May 2017, 1:01 pm | Careerforce

New Zealand’s health and wellbeing sector needs an injection of younger workers to combat an imminent skills shortage, according to a new report by a leading economic research agency. The BERL report on the New Zealand service sector highlighted the ... More >>

Training essential to combat service sector skill shortage

Friday, 28 April 2017, 11:13 am | Careerforce

Careerforce has joined At Your Service Aotearoa’s call to arms over a mounting skills shortage within the service sector workforce and urges greater focus on workplace training. As the Industry Training Organisation for the health and wellbeing sectors, ... More >>

Mental Health staff benefit from self-reflection training

Wednesday, 19 April 2017, 12:55 pm | Careerforce

Mental health worker Tracey Currie says self-reflection is a “powerful tool” support workers can use to achieve better outcomes for their clients. More >>

Community Care model key to addressing rising dementia rates

Thursday, 6 April 2017, 1:53 pm | Careerforce

Keeping people with dementia at home in the community is one way to manage the ticking time-bomb of rising dementia rates, says Careerforce CEO Ray Lind. More >>

Training key to improving rural mental health outcomes

Monday, 3 April 2017, 2:13 pm | Careerforce

Mental health and addiction outcomes in rural New Zealand will benefit from greater focus on workplace training for support workers in this field. More >>

More space needed for industry training in report

Thursday, 23 March 2017, 3:57 pm | Careerforce

Industry training should play greater role in preparing New Zealand school-leavers for the workforce, says the head of Industry Training Organisation, Careerforce. More >>

 

 

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