When Government Star Ratings seem designed to celebrate the ordinary, it is a pleasure to be able to share a terrific piece of selfless effort on behalf of others.
At NOVA we want our job seeker/workers to get their careers off to the very best start, and work that's coupled with formal training (Apprenticeships & Traineeships) represents a great way to create solid foundations for future careers.
If we place a person into such work from the 1st day of employment our efforts contribute toward the 'Stars'. However, if employers want to trial workers before deciding on the commitment of an Apprentice, or my staff work closely to develop a career after 3 months in work then that work and the commitment of our resources to enable the change we are faced with a situation where Star Ratings don't recognise the effort.
I have written previously about my belief that somewhere policy makers are advised that people with disability are actually not capable or in someway inherently less reliable.
The vast majority of the Apprenticeships and Traineeships the NOVA team achieve are done so at the effort and dedication of the staff member.
At NOVA presently 25% of all job starts are either Apprenticeships or Traineeships - a terrific foundation for those mainly young new workers.
It is a pleasure to note that these quality outcomes have not been at the expense of quantity.
2019 is off to a tremendous start - if you would like to join us we are presently hiring for Employment Consultants across Sydney - salary packages are very competitive and more importantly you will be working with a team committed to excellence on behalf of others.
* Note that the Commonwealth don't get any recognition for the overall program success either! Australian Disability Employment Programs (at least for the high performers) are as good as, or better than their counterparts anywhere in the world. We deserve a recognition system that correctly identifies and rewards excellence, and so do people with disability and actually, so does the funding body!
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