Why did you pursue a career in the disability sector?Throughout my career, I have worked in several different sectors, including recruitment, mining, and fashion. I have worked in QLD, NSW & WA and have had experience in human resources, business development, marketing, finance, and face-to-face client support. While I am a driven person I found … Read more A Moment With… Lauren Oostryck, Auscare Support Recruitment Manager ⏱
Why did you pursue a career in the disability sector?I understand the challenges that individuals and families have as I have a son with a disability. I wanted to assist others to have their needs met. What do you like most about working at Auscare Support?It’s great seeing the work the group does supporting participants. … Read more A Moment With… Debbie McCabe, Plan Manager ⏱
Bill Gates was talking about Goalkeepers. To me this means football. Or soccer as the Australians call it. But Bill wasn’t talking about football. He was talking about the Global Goals and they are something that we should all be interested in. There are 17 of them in total. Global Goals Week is observed in … Read more Goals
Each quarter, the NDIS releases a report that provides an insight into active participants and service providers. The Q4 report was published last week. The report is extensive, close to 600 pages, but here is a snapshot. Participants Between 2015-16 and 2019-20, the number of active participants has grown from 29,719 to 391,999 with an … Read more Evolving with the NDIS… It’s all about change
Deliberately Developmental Organisation. A DDO. Auscare Support is on a journey. We are embarking a transformation. And we owe it all to Richard Branson. Richard Branson – was quoted as saying that his success at Virgin – was due to looking after his staff. He looked after them. They looked after the Virgin clients. The … Read more Deliberately Developmental Organisation… How Auscare Support is Transforming its Culture!
Why did you pursue a career in the disability sector?When my grandfather passed away I met his carer at his funeral, she had been working with him for a while. She was as moved by his passing as the rest of us and I wanted to have a career that impacted me the same way … Read more A Moment With… Tori Cottle, Auscare Support Coordinator ⏱
At Auscare Support we are committed to continuous development; with a priority of developing our people. Recently Auscare Support have invested in two internal positions called “Support Coordination Coaches”. The focus of the role is to provide professional development and additional support to our Independent Support Coordination team. Our two coaches are experienced Support Coordinators, with … Read more Auscare Support: Setting the Benchmark for the Professional Development and Growth of Our Team
The introduction of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) brought about major change for both people living with disability and for service providers. The scheme was launched in selected trial sites in 2013 before the full scheme roll-out commenced in July 2016. Prior to the implementation of the NDIS, a block-funded model was in operation … Read more Different Perceptions, Same Goal: ‘Not-for-Profit’ and ‘For Profit’ Service Providers in the Disability Sector