Community Industry Group is the peak body working for community services and organisations in Southern NSW. We support community organisations, promote expertise and innovation, foster industry development and pursue social justice in the region. We provide a voice, influence and leadership for our not for profit members to ensure they feel heard, supported and informed in order to continue caring for the most vulnerable people in our society.

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Your Data Exchange (DEX) questions

July 28, 2021

Our Project and Policy Officer, Mel Breuker, can help answer your DEX related questions. One commonly asked question is, ‘How many clients do I need to report SCOREs for?’. In the Target Early Intervention (TEI) program, SCORE (Standard Client/Community Outcomes Reporting) should be reported for the majority of your clients. Circumstances, Goals and Satisfaction SCORE are used to report outcomes for individual clients. Community SCORE is used to report outcomes for groups or community activities (i.e. unidentified group clients). Recording SCORE Circumstances SCORE and/or Goals SCORE: An initial and at least one subsequent Circumstance SCORE should be recorded for at least 50% of individual clients. Satisfaction SCORE: At least 10% of individual clients, per reporting period should be recorded. Community SCORE: The community SCORE should be recorded for the majority of group or community activities where it is not feasible to record SCORE for individual clients. Please note that service […]

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Join our team!

July 28, 2021

Position Vacant: Project and Policy Officer – Regional Aged Care Community Industry Group is seeking a dynamic and passionate individual to join our team as Project and Policy Officer – Regional Aged Care. We currently have an exciting opportunity for a dedicated and enthusiastic Project and Policy Officer to assist in the development and implementation of policy, research and advocacy initiatives for Community Industry Group. The Project and Policy officer – Regional Aged Care will also assist in the development of capacity building initiatives, resource materials and information to our members and stakeholders. To be successful in this role you must have demonstrated ability to communicate to a wide range of stakeholders, prepare high quality written materials including reports, briefing papers and correspondence. This is a great opportunity to join the Community Industry Group team and work to strengthen the capacity of community organisations to deliver quality services and respond to client […]

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Lockdown Activity Inspiration for Children

June 28, 2021
If you need a little inspiration for keeping the kids amused in school holidays during a COVID-19 lockdown we have some suggestions! Activity Inspiration for Children
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Upcoming Training & Events

Community Care Collective

11/08/2021
Network and sharing of information for the Regional Assessment Services and Commonwealth Home Support Providers in the Illawarra/Shoalhaven.
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Marketing Matters

12/08/2021
Marketing is becoming more important in community services as we experience increased demand, competition and customer choice.
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Unconscious Bias Foundations

18/08/2021
To build awareness of the value of diversity and inclusion from an organisational perspective.
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