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Key Essentials to Future Proof Your Workforce: Workforce Planning

Workshop overview:

The widespread challenges posed by workforce shortages are undeniable. While there is no ‘quick fix’ a simple and effective step-by-step approach will assist you attract, recruit and retain the ‘right fit’ for your organisation. For providers seeking a starting point, the question often arises: where to begin? ACCPA’s Key Essentials to Future-Proof your Workforce offers a systematic guide to each crucial element. Careful and strategic alignment of key components shape the pathway to maintain a diverse, strong and capable workforce.

Gain a ‘fresh’ perspective to address workforce shortages in this unique and critical moment as the sector navigates aged care reform. This workshop offers strategies for effective brand positioning to enhance market presence and discussion around how tools such as ‘stay interviews’ can be used to promote retention. Participants will also gain access to six practical workforce planning templates ready for use.

Who should attend: 

This workshop is ideal for senior executives, managers, human resource professionals and anyone tasked with workforce attraction, recruitment and retention.

Outcomes of this workshop:

  • Understanding of workforce planning and its critical role in optimising organisational effectiveness.
  • Comprehension of the ‘right values’ and how to leverage them to enhance attraction.
  • Increased confidence conducting supply and demand analysis.
  • Strengthened approach to mapping competencies, identifying gaps, and strategic professional development planning.
  • Enhanced awareness of brand positioning and its pivotal role in becoming an employer of choice.
  • Increased knowledge of strategies and tools that foster employee retention.

About the facilitator:

Briony Kennedy is a Senior Consultant at FiveSeven Consulting with over 15 years of experience in the Human Resource industry, including direct aged care experience in an in-house and consulting capacity. Her experience spans several sectors, including not-for-profit, public, private, and international sectors. Briony holds a Master of Business Administration, an Advanced Diploma in Human Resource Management, and is a certified Hogan Assessment Practitioner. 

DisclaimerThe CHSP Provider Ticket price is subsidised by Sector Support and Development (SSD) funded by the Australian Department of Health. Although funding for this session has been provided by the Australian Government, the material contained herein does not necessarily represent the views or policies of the Australian Government.

Date: 12 September 2024

Time: 2-4pm AEST

Cost:

ACCPA Member:

  • 1-2 people: $289.00 inc GST each
  • 3-10 people: $260.00 inc GST each

Additional member discounts apply for groups of 11 and greater. Contact  for a discussion.   

CHSP Provider: $50     

Non Member: $462.00 inc GST

Date: 27 November 2024

Time: 2-4pm AEDT

Cost:

ACCPA Member:

  • 1-2 people: $289.00 inc GST each
  • 3-10 people: $260.00 inc GST each

Additional member discounts apply for groups of 11 and greater. Contact  for a discussion.   

CHSP Provider: $50     

Non Member: $462.00 inc GST

Date: 3 February 2025

Time: 11am-1pm AEDT

Cost:

ACCPA Member:

  • 1-2 people: $289.00 inc GST each
  • 3-10 people: $260.00 inc GST each

Additional member discounts apply for groups of 11 and greater. Contact  for a discussion.   

CHSP Provider: $50     

Non Member: $462.00 inc GST

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An organisation may choose to substitute a participant of a previously paid session, by emailing , 24 hours prior to the commencement of the training session. Full details of the substituted participant must be provided. 

Payment Terms 

It is a condition of registration that participants pay full payment at the time of booking via credit card or by invoicing by prior arrangement.   All payments must be finalised prior to commencement. Registrants who have outstanding payments will not be able to participate. Upon registration, a Tax Invoice will be emailed to the person making the booking.