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Leadership at Community Industry Group

March 7, 2022

Community Industry Group wish to advise of a change in the current leadership at the organisation. Long term CEO, Nicky Sloan, has been granted a 12 month break in her employment in order to take on a contract as Executive Director Membership & Services/Executive Director NSW, ACT & Qld with Aged & Community Services Australia (ACSA) effective Friday 25 February 2022. The Board wish to recognise the experience and knowledge that Nicky will gain during this period will significantly benefit Community Industry Group and its member organisations upon her return. The Board are pleased to advise that Anna Bacik has been appointed as CEO for this period. Anna previously worked as the Director of Policy at NSW Council of Social Service (NCOSS) and brings a wealth of experience from both government and non-government sectors. Anna will represent Community Industry Group in all the current projects and initiatives and is looking […]

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CareForce Hub

January 11, 2022

Community Industry Group is proud to present the CareForce Hub, a purpose-built website which is the ‘go-to’ place to find your next career in the disability, aged and home care sectors. The CareForce Hub features job vacancies, tools and tips for job seekers, resume templates, employer information and loads of information about the huge variety of roles available. “The CareForce Hub is an initiative of our Care Careers project,” said CEO of Community Industry Group, Nicky Sloan. “And to coincide with the launch of the CareForce Hub, we are also announcing our Care Careers Jobs Pledge. We were hoping to have employers pledge 150 jobs over the next 12 months, but we look like well and truly exceeding that number.” To check out the CareForce Hub click here. We will advertise the pledged jobs for free on our socials and here. If you are an Care Career employer and want […]

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Reconnecting after lockdown

January 6, 2022

Social connectedness is important for our mental health and wellbeing, but for a lot of people, lifting of restrictions and increasing social activities might be cause for some anxiety. We’ve developed some tips and strategies to help yourself, and those you love, ease back into socialising and rebuild social connections in a way that keeps you feeling comfortable and safe. We have created a short video here and a printable fact sheet here with tips for reconnecting for yourself or to assist others.  

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20/21 – What a year!

December 28, 2021

Check out our video about all the things we achieved during the 2020/21 financial year, despite COVID-19 restrictions.

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Season’s Greetings and Office Closure

December 16, 2021
Wishing you all a happy, safe and healthy festive season. We look forward to working with you, advocating for you and bringing you, our members, lots of professional development opportunities, conferences and information sessions in 2022. The Community Industry Group office will be closed from 24 December 2021 and will reopen on Tuesday 4 January 2022.
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