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NDS in WA 2020/21 Year in Review

Through a range of initiatives during 2020/21 NDS has supported our members, strengthened the WA disability services sector and delivered better outcomes for people with disability across Western Australia.

Strengthening Senior Leader Resilience and Wellbeing

SuperFriend CEO Margo Lydon and Beyond Blue CEO Georgie Harman speak honestly about resilience and wellbeing for leaders providing insights and practical actions.

Domestic and family violence training resources for the disability workforce

This resources provides foundational level domestic and family violence knowledge and skills and the ‘how to’ of organisational responses.

NDS IR/HR Advisory Service

Image of two people talking and looking at an ipad. Banner reads: Business Support, Membership has its benefits

Another benefit for NDS members

NDS is pleased to announce our new partnership with WorkPlacePLUS, providing Human Resources/Industrial Relations support to NDS members and associates.

The benefits include:

  • WorkPlacePLUS has an IR/HR advisory service where NDS members and associates can receive a free initial half-hour phone consultation.
  • NDS members receive an additional $50 per hour discount off the already competitive standard WorkPlacePLUS consultancy rates.
  • WorkPlacePLUS has a sound reputation for offering practical solutions to their clients in the health, disability, community, aged care, public and NFP sectors.

To access these benefits, NDS members will need to complete the professional advisory services online form, which will be forwarded to WorkPlacePLUS for a response within three business days.

WorkPlacePLUS resources

Must-have policies in your workplace

WorkPlacePLUS info pack - support for NDS members [PDF]
WorkPlacePLUS info pack - support for NDS members [Word accessible]

NDIS Worker Screening Check

Hot Topic Follow-Up: Sleepovers in the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry (SCHCADS) Award 2010

About WorkPlacePLUS

WorkPlacePLUS provides best practice workplace relations advice and support when you need it. They can partner with you to address your specific people and culture issues.

Let WorkPlacePLUS support you with industrial relations audits or disputes, planning and implementing organisational restructuring, managing bullying & harassment claims, and improving poor staff engagement and performance.

The experienced team at WorkPlacePLUS can also provide assistance and support with:

  • Independent workplace investigations
  • Mediation and conflict resolution
  • Employee assistance program (EAP)
  • Workforce management planning
  • Business risk mitigation
  • Review and development of workplace policies, procedures and strategies
  • Organisational change management
  • Cultural climate surveys and reviews
  • Performance management
  • Training and development programs
  • Interpretation of pay rates and modern awards
  • Enterprise bargaining and employment agreements

Please note

NDS does not provide advice in relation to industrial relations or human resource matters. We do not make any recommendations to you in relation to this or any other related service or product. Members are encouraged to obtain secondary opinions and comparison quotes from other services where needed.

WorkPlace Plus

Contact information

Please complete NDS’s professional advisory services online form to submit your IR/HR query. For further information on this service or other membership benefits, contact the NDS Membership Team on (02) 6283 3205.