Learning and Development
Resthaven strives to deliver quality services by engaging employees with the right skills, knowledge and abilities.
Learning and development supports skill and knowledge acquisition, improves levels of efficiency, confidence and morale. It promotes the provision of best practice standards of service to our consumers.
Resthaven also values learning and development in achieving best practice in Work Health and Safety and in the preparation of our workforce in undertaking work practices and tasks in a safe, efficient manner.
Resthaven provides employees and volunteers with a variety of learning and professional development opportunities.
Resthaven staff benefit from:
- A comprehensive induction and orientation program, and an extensive workforce development program across a wide variety of areas. All learning and development is in line with Resthaven’s Teaching and Research in Aged Care Services Framework (TRACs).
- Access to our Professional Development Fund to financially assist your career progression through further education.
- New employee mentoring programs are available so that you are supported as you gain confidence and develop into your role, especially if you are new to aged care.
- Opportunities for nursing and allied health staff to consolidate clinical skills and develop new skills in areas such as Continence Care, Clinical Nursing, Palliative Care, Dementia Care or Wound Management.