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Understanding key factors that impact Disability Support Worker Retention

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Key benefits

  • Positive strategies to strengthen the retention of disability support workers
  • Key issues in organisational culture, supervision, workload and burnout
  • Key issues in job opportunities for career progression

Who is this for?

Organisational leaders in People and Culture, Work health and Wellbeing, and Service Delivery. 

Further information

Retaining workers is vital to be able to deliver quality services, it is therefore vital to understand what factors that impact this. Recruitment and training of new workers is an important investment of time and resources. There are many factors that will affect the retention of an individual worker, increasing worker retention requires coordination across an organisation incluing people and culture, learning and development, service delivery and work health and safey teams.

Related Resources

Visit the Workforce Hub to find workforce resources that support the disability sector.
Contact information

For any enquiries, please contact Fiona Still, Senior Policy and Projects Officer, submit enquiry/feedback, show phone number