Home Event Workforce Wellbeing, Attraction and Retention: Toowoomba

Event Description

At a time when people working to address housing needs and homelessness are faced with growing demand, how can we improve well-being, attraction and retention of the workforce?

Q Shelter invites you to a free workshop and lunch to discuss the Workforce Connect program and to gain your input.

Date: Thursday 26th October 2023

Time:10.00am – 1.00pm

Venue: Burke & Wills Hotel, 554 Ruthven Street, Toowoomba City, QLD

This workshop is for front-line staff, team leaders, managers, CEOs and Human Resources staff to examine and co-design:

• A well-being framework for our sector

• Tools and resources that support and strengthen workforce attraction and retention

• Strategies to promote our sector to the broader workforce

• Training and employment pathways in our sector for people with lived experience of housing need, homelessness or being a tenant of social and affordable housing.

Workforce Connect is a collaboration with members of the Queensland Peaks Partnership, led by Q Shelter in partnership with Homelessness Queensland.

The project aims to improve long-term attraction and retention of the workforce within the housing and homelessness sector.

Project Objectives:

• Developing and delivering a wellbeing framework to support the attraction and retention of the housing and homelessness workforce in Queensland.

• Developing resources to support the promotion of employment opportunities in the housing and homelessness workforce in Queensland with the goal of attracting people to the industry.

• Investigating a certificate qualification to support the entry of people with lived experience of housing need and homelessness into the industry.

Please contact the Q Shelter Events Team on events@qshelter.asn.au or phone (07) 3831 5900 if you have any questions regarding this event.

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