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Good infrastructure but a hectic work environment for support workers

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The middle level managers dont care about the interest of employees with skewed decisions favourable to the organisation without taking into account staff concerns. Being employed as a permanent relief support work,you will be tossed around like a rug and the pay is too poor pay. If you request for variation of terms to casual, you get a timid no for answer yet there are staff under the same terms.I had to resign within a month.

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Good facilities

Cons

Poor terms of service for new staff as permanent relief and cant switch to casual terms casu
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The best and worst of times

The clients were great and some of the staff. There is a bullying culture which is a shame. OH&S issues. No support from management. Staff and management bullying. Most of the families were OK. Good pay but not enough for what you are doing, particularly permanent staff. A lot of responsibility and not enough training. Emotionally draining.

Pros

Salary packaging and the residents

Cons

Lack of support and emotional toll
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Extremely poor management and support

Terrible management, no consistency. Unsafe practice and no support provided to staff. New staff with no prior experience and minimal English were employed and minimal training provided. On one occasion a supposed team leader advised I could use a ng pH test strip for a urinalysis!

Pros

Can salary sacrifice

Cons

Poor training and support of staff
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The Best by Far

The Best and leading disability company in perth, flexibility options for working parents, competitive pay rate, ability to salary sacrifice, meal and entertainment card,ability centre for me is the best by far in delivering support to customers and their families. far
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Productive and a fun work place

Amazing work environment , people with the same visions with the people we support. Flexible and supportive staff. Learning to care for others in different ways.
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Everyone enjoyed their role, seemed liked a great place to work. Learnt a lot from the very experienced therapists at the organisation. Cerebral Palsy specific NFP.
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Great people to work with

Regrettably I had to resign from my position within the CP Tech team. I was so fortunate to have had the opportunity to work alongside such talented people. A typical day was full on either in the workshop environment or attending clinics. The position taught me never to take anything for granted.

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Team environment, Clients& families, workmates

Cons

Red Tape
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Company undergoing massive changes impacting on work situation

Well established company in Disability Services industry but is currently undergoing massive changes internally to meet current industry changes which has impacted on my work area considerably.

Pros

Solid company with good infrastructure

Cons

Current internal reviews
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fun place to work

on a typical day the work load is not hard. we share the work load and as part of nursing care it all about hand over take over.A great place to work.
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3.4 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
3.6 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
3.1 out of 5 stars for Job Security/Advancement
2.6 out of 5 stars for Management
2.7 out of 5 stars for Culture

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