Feb
12
Fri
Motivating Resistant Job Seekers – Conversations About Change in Employment Services Delivery @ Online broadcast
Feb 12 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

NESA online 2 part Coaching Program

Motivating Resistant Job Seekers - Conversations About Change in Employment Services Delivery

Friday 12 & 19 February 2021

Starts 3.00pm AEDT (2.30pm in SA, 2.00pm in QLD, 1.30pm NT and 12 noon WA)

Target Group

All front line staff

Summary

Lack of motivation is an increasingly difficult barrier to manage in employment services. The covid-19 pandemic, coupled with existing obstacles is affecting our jobseekers motivation to participate in activities and job search.
Working with resistance can take its toll on staff, it becomes tiresome and frustrating. Resistance can be intermittent or ingrained. This inflexible pattern of relating, perceiving and thinking, requires a different level of investment to get clients engaged, focused and moving into employment.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

This 2 part online coaching program will build a framework to engage and motivate resistant clients. It will provide you with the motivational interviewing skills to engage resistant clients, and to inspire motivation and enthusiasm.
Hear about the framework and tools, in order to achieve outcomes and to retain a positive attitude in an ever changing and demanding industry. Focusing on client accountability, the skills will enable you to encourage clients to take personal responsibility whilst stimulating motivation. Instead of struggling when confronted by resistant, you will be able adapt a more constructive method in achieving outcomes.

The coaching program is a necessity for all front line staff and management.

Expected outcomes

  • Understand the reasons for resistance
  • Understand the Stages of Change and how they apply to employment Services
  • Learn motivational interviewing techniques
  • Learn the importance of deliberate and collaborative conversations about change targeted questions to elicit change
  • Learn effective ways to resolve discrepancy and ambivalence
  • Acquire skills in effective goal setting and change measurement

Other

Each webinar session is expected to run for approximately 60 minutes including ample Q&A and discussion time.

A PDF copy of the presentation will be distributed to all registrants.

Once the series has been completed, participants will receive a Certificate of Completion.

FACILITATOR

Sharon Mamo

Sharon is a qualified human services program designer and lecturer with many years of experience in Human Resources. For the last 5 years she has focused on researching and working with disengaged job seekers and their complex needs. Sharon combines clinical psychotherapy and professionalism with a natural and down-to-earth approach. Sharon is a qualified Drug and Alcohol Facilitator, Psychotherapist & Social Sciences Professional. She has worked as a psychotherapist in employment services for many years. As an expert in encouraging mandated and resistant clients to change, she keynotes at national conferences on topics of behavioural change, AOD, mental health and neuropsychotherapy.

COST

NESA Member

$ 120
00
per registrant
  • Prices are inclusive of GST
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Non-member

$ 150
00
per registrant
  • Prices are inclusive of GST
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Feb
15
Mon
Employer Engagement Master Class @ on line broadcast
Feb 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

online 5 part NESA Coaching Program

Employer Engagement Master Class

Starts Monday 15 February 2021

12 noon AEDT (11.30am SA, 11.00am QLD, 10.30am NT and 9.00am WA)

Target Group

Frontline staff

Summary

This virtual and interactive, five by one hour modular coaching program equips you and your team with a systematic approach to employer engagement.

You will learn to initiate and maintain stronger relationships with employers that build tenacity and optimism in your business.

We will work through an online, interactive presentation and comprehensive ‘how-to’ manual, including valuable strategies, tools, and exercises. Skills acquired are immediately deployable and regular debriefs on skill attainment occur throughout the modules.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

  • Session one: Participant learning objectives, employer engagement prerequisites and introduction to the Seven Step Employment Engagement Framework: Monday 15 February 2021 at 12 noon AEDT
  • Session two: Targeting relevant employers and comfortably and effectively approaching them to arrange meetings: Wednesday 17 February 2021 at 12 noon AEDT
  • Session three: Engaging employers remotely, building rapport to uncover job opportunities and analysing jobs on offer: Friday 19 February 2021 at 12 noon AEDT
  • Session four: Presenting candidates professionally and gaining commitment by confidently handling employer objections: Tuesday 23 February 2021 at 12 noon AEDT 
  • Session Five: Maintaining and keeping employer relationships in tough times: Thursday 25 February 2021 at 12 noon AEDT

The model of delivery for this coaching program requires learners to ‘learn by doing’ where by participants are expected to contribute to the discussion and complete tasks.

Other

Each webinar session is expected to run for no more than 90 minutes including ample Q&A and discussion time.

Once the series has been completed, participants will receive a Certificate of Completion.

FACILITATOR

Paul Diviny

Paul Diviny is a B2B solution sales expert with over 30 years’ experience in sales, marketing, sales management, and general management roles.

Paul has led large B2B sales teams in employment services, banking, and superannuation.

He consults to ASX200, multinational, Federal and State Government, Not for Profit, and medium to small enterprises. Paul’s business – Prospert – covers includes training, strategic consulting, and coaching and mentoring.

Paul’s Key areas of expertise:

  • STRATEGY: identifying organization challenges, solving problems, business cases to justify investment, detailed planning to execute the strategy and achieving desired business outcomes, developing organisational change programs
  • PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT: lifting customer satisfaction and market share; reducing costs and waste; improving sales effectiveness; increasing employee morale; and improving organizational capability via new operating model designs
  • BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT: commercialization of start up businesses and taking fast growing businesses to higher levels through strong sales leadership
  • OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT: hands on leadership of large, multi-disciplinary teams, oriented to common goal (customer, staff and shareholder satisfaction); collaborating with front office business units/vendors
  • BUSINESS TURNAROUNDS AND REALIGNMENTS: creating a customer focused culture via stakeholder engagement on vision and strategy, executing the transition to a more sustainable model

COST

NESA Member

$ 300
00
per registrant
  • Prices are inclusive of GST
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Non-member

$ 375
00
per registrant
  • Prices are inclusive of GST
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Building Stronger Teamwork @ On-line broadcast
Feb 15 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

NESA Webinar

Building Stronger Teamwork

Monday 15 February 2021

3.00pm AEDT (2.30pm SA, 2.00pm QLD, 1.30pm NT and 12 noon in WA)

Target Group

All staff

Summary

The Building Stronger Teamwork webinar is an interactive and highly practical session designed to provide your leaders with a range of simple and effective tools and methods they can use for creating strong teams, improving teamwork, and improving performance.

Mike will fill your toolbox with a range of resources you can easily pull out during daily huddles, team meetings, group discussions, one on one’s and any other time you interact with your team.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

  • Creating stronger team connections
  • Improving the way staff work together
  • Boosting team performance

FACILITATOR

Mike Symonds

With over 15 years experience in ‘Building Stronger Teams, Boosting Staff Engagement and Creating Positive Workplace Cultures’, Mike has worked with some of Australia’s leading businesses. His highly interactive and practical approach is guaranteed to leave you INSPIRED, ENERGIZED and MOTIVATED to implement key learnings straight away!

Mike Symonds

COST

NESA Member

$ 60
00
per registrant
  • Prices are inclusive of GST
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Non-member

$ 75
00
per registrant
  • Prices are inclusive of GST
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OTHER

This live broadcast will include ample Q&A time and is expected to last no more than an hour (if we do go over time and you must leave, then you will be sent a link to the recording). Registrants will receive a PDF copy of the presentation and a certificate on completion.

Feb
16
Tue
Managing Challenging and Aggressive Client Behaviour @ On line broadcast
Feb 16 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

NESA 2 part Coaching Program

Managing Challenging and Aggressive Client Behaviour

Tuesday 16 & 23 February 2021

Starts at 3.00 pm AEDT (2.30pm SA, 2.00pm QLD, 1.30pm NT and 12 noon WA)

Target Group

All staff

Summary

When working with people from different walks of life on a daily basis, and often requesting them to undertake activities they may not be enthusiastic about, some level of challenging behaviour is inevitable. This is a two session on line coaching program designed to build skills in dealing effectively with challenging behaviour from an employment service industry perspective.
The coaching program aims to provide you with all the skills to help you understand and deal with the challenges of a modern-day client-centred employment service. Participants will acquire knowledge on how to enhance their communication techniques and to avoid conflict in the workplace. The model of delivery for this coaching program requires ‘learning by doing’, an active learning approach, whereby participants are expected to contribute to the discussion of techniques and to consider alternative and innovative approaches.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

Session one: Self-management, resilience, and communication & listening skills: Tuesday  16 February 2021 at 3.00 pm AEDT (2.30pm SA, 2.00pm QLD, 1.30pm NT and 12 noon WA) 

  • Understand the principles of how to self-manage and remain resilient in confronting situations.
  • How to maintain safe limits and set client expectations.
  • Understand how good communication can influence people.
  • Learn how to develop effective listening skills and assist clients to develop new skills in communication

Session two: Barriers and limiting client behaviour, responding effectively, and maintaining personal and others safety: Tuesday 23 February 2021 at 3.00 pm AEDT (2.30pm SA, 2.00pm QLD, 1.30pm NT and 12 noon WA)

  • Understand the barriers to effective communication and how to maintain limits on client behaviour
  • How to recognise and deal with clients effectively when you feel like you are being provoked.
  • Have opportunities through case examples to link theory to practice and application for a safe environment.

Other

Each webinar session is expected to run for approximately 60 minutes including ample Q&A and discussion time.

A PDF copy of the presentation will be distributed to all registrants.

Once the series has been completed, participants will receive a Certificate of Completion.

FACILITATOR

Matt Luttrell

With many years experience managing hotels in Melbourne and Geelong, and over ten years experience in Employment Services in both front line and management roles, Matt has seen it all. He has worked in priority regions where high levels of anti-social behaviour are prevalent.

Matt is educated and experienced in conflict management believing that the real secret is to be able to identify a challenging situation and effectively communicate with the individual to gain a mutually agreed outcome.

COST

NESA Member

$ 120
00
per registrant
  • Prices are inclusive of GST
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Non-member

$ 150
00
per registrant
  • Prices are inclusive of GST
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Feb
24
Wed
Getting Past the Fear of Employer Objections @ On-line broadcast
Feb 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

NESA Webinar

Getting Past the Fear of Employer Objections

Wednesday 24 February 2021

12 noon AEDT (11.30am SA, 11.00 QLD, 10.30am NT and 9.00am WA)

Target Group

All staff

Summary

Join Peter Holtmann as he discusses what you need to do to make an impact with employers. Hear about what employers think, and how value adding and educating employers will get your job seekers / participants to the front of the queue.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

  • Why it is a must to prepare the job seeker before the contact
  • Researching employer needs
  • Develop a tailored offer for employers
  • Making the initial phone contact with employers
  • Sell the benefits of job seekers to employers
  • Respond to frequently stated objections
  • Working in with the employer

FACILITATOR

Peter Holtmann

Peter is passionate about being a leader of management teams who want to drive innovation and to inspire communities with their own causes, visions and missions. He uses excellent risk management processes to manage programmes from the highest levels of governance to the daily pursuits of individuals.

Peter is very comfortable in the community sector, where he has helped organisations to undergo change, to commercialise their visions and to build government relations. He has ticked all the big boxes including restructuring, rebranding, mergers, acquisitions, and organisational change. He enjoys presenting to audiences on the technological and philosophical requirements of the industry he is engaging in.

His mantra: motivation is everything, passion is essential, commitment is not an option, leadership is an expression of these ingredients.

COST

NESA Member

$ 60
00
per registrant
  • Prices are inclusive of GST
REGISTER NOW

Non-member

$ 75
00
per registrant
  • Prices are inclusive of GST
REGISTER NOW

OTHER

This live broadcast will include ample Q&A time. It is expected to run for no more than an hour. A PDF copy of the presentation will be distributed to all registrants, and a certificate to attendees.

Feb
25
Thu
Change Your Brain for Habits of Excellence @ On-line broadcast
Feb 25 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

NESA Webinar

Thursday 25 February 2021

Change Your Brain for Habits of Excellence

3.00pm AEDT (2.30pm SA, 2.00pm QLD, 1.30pm NT and 12 noon in WA)

Summary

Habits are necessary – they help us to function effectively in an increasingly fast-paced and complex world. But are our habits helping or hindering our effectiveness and productivity?

This highly practical and enlightening webinar has a powerful message for anyone who wants better results from their time. It will leave participants feeling empowered to make changes in those areas that have been keeping them stuck in ineffective habits and routines.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

  • Understand why habits are hard, but not impossible, to break and change for good
  • Explore how our brains create and embed habits
  • Identify the 3 critical elements of a habit and which one to change for success
  • Identify those killer habits that are robbing you of your productivity
  • Learn practical, workable strategies for developing and maintaining your focus and attention
  • Come away feeling inspired to action by applying the H.A.B.I.T. formula for greater productivity, a healthier lifestyle and a real sense of achievement

FACILITATOR

Clare Edwards

Clare is a change-maker. She helps organisations to tap into the collective potential of their people so that they can master personal leadership, thrive in change and stay fully engaged.
A passionate storyteller and inspiring speaker, Clare takes her audiences on an experiential journey, leaving them filled with new insights, keen to know more and motivated to change.
Clare’s corporate background spans 2 decades of working in senior management roles with global IT companies, surviving the dot com ‘boom and bust’ of the early millennium and thriving in complex, fast-paced change environments.
Clare makes the complex simple. She has studied neuroleadership extensively and brings theory and concepts to life helping people to uncover the full potential of their amazing brain and its ability to change – without the psychobabble.

COST

NESA Member

$ 60
00
per registrant
  • Prices are inclusive of GST
REGISTER NOW

Non-member

$ 75
00
per registrant
  • Prices are inclusive of GST
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OTHER

This live broadcast will include ample Q&A time. It is expected to run for no more than an hour. A PDF copy of the presentation will be distributed to all registrants, and participants a certificate.

Feb
26
Fri
Substance Affected – What You Should Be Aware Of @ On Line Broadcast
Feb 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

NESA Webinar

Substance Affected - What You Should Be Aware Of

Friday 26 February 2021

3.00pm AEDT (2.30pm SA, 2.00pm QLD, 1.30pm NT and 12 noon WA)

Target Group

All staff

Summary

Listen and interact with Sharon Mamo as she comprehensively discuss and answer your questions on substance abuse. Sharon will discuss the range of and the effects of using current day illicit drugs and alcohol. Sharon will offer pragmatic tips and advice on how to work with affected clients.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

  • Case Study and the Solution
  • The effect on the brain
  • Comparison of drugs
  • Types of drugs
  • The signs
  • Addiction, what is it?
  • The effects on health
  • Your values and attitudes

FACILITATOR

Sharon Mamo

Sharon is a qualified human services program designer and lecturer with many years of experience in Human Resources. For the last 5 years she has focused on researching and working with disengaged job seekers and their complex needs. Sharon combines clinical psychotherapy and professionalism with a natural and down-to-earth approach. Sharon is a qualified Drug and Alcohol Facilitator, Psychotherapist & Social Sciences Professional. She has worked as a psychotherapist in employment services for over 8 years. As an expert in encouraging mandated and resistant clients to change, she keynotes at national conferences on topics of behavioural change, AOD, mental health and neuropsychotherapy.

Psychotherapist and Social Sciences & Trauma Professional, Counselling & AOD Specialist.

COST

NESA Member

$ 60
00
per registrant
  • Prices are inclusive of GST
REGISTER NOW

Non-member

$ 75
00
per registrant
  • Prices are inclusive of GST
REGISTER NOW

OTHER

This live broadcast will include ample Q&A time. It is expected to run for no more than an hour. A PDF copy of the presentation will be distributed to all registrants, and a certificate of attendance to all participants.

Mar
22
Mon
PPS – Being Prepared for Job Fallouts and Moving Them Back into Work @ On line broadcast
Mar 22 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

NESA Webinar

PPS - Being Prepared for Job Fallouts and Moving Them Back into Work

Monday 22 March 2021

3.00pm AEDT (2.30pm SA, 2.00pm QLD, 1.30pm NT and 12 noon in WA)

Target Group

Frontline staff

Summary

NESA is launching a new webinar session, which will provide tools including risk management principles that can assist you to respond to participant job fallouts.

Our trainer Rebecca Herbertson will explore the Post Placement Support (PPS) process, a preventative fallout PPS Plan, a Time Line of Support; identify potential weaknesses, and employer involvement, and explore how these can be communicated. Rebecca will finish up the session with an exciting Fallout Response Team strategy.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

  • A Risk Management Approach
  • Preventative measures and considerations
  • Fallout measures and rolling them out

FACILITATOR

Rebecca Herbertson

Rebecca holds a Bachelor of Psychology, a Graduate Certificate in Career Development and other qualifications in Training, Management and Human Resources. With over fifteen years experience working in Employment Services and ten years delivering industry training, Rebecca is able to relay her knowledge and experience using a common sense approach and an informal manner which is popular with her clients.

Her Employment Services work has primarily involved facilitating the Certificate IV in Employment Services throughout Western Australia and assisting organisations with other business needs such as tender writing and policy development.

Currently the Director of Training and Compliance at the Betterlink Group, a Western Australian based RTO she is also a professional member of the Career Development Association of Australia, a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and an internationally certified Continuous Improvement Coach, SME Executive Coach and NLP Practitioner.

NESA Training Partner Rebecca Herbertson

COST

NESA Member

$ 60
00
per registrant
  • Prices are inclusive of GST
REGISTER NOW

Non-member

$ 75
00
per registrant
  • Prices are inclusive of GST
REGISTER NOW

OTHER

This live broadcast will include ample Q&A time. It is expected to run for no more than an hour. A PDF copy of the presentation will be distributed to all registrants, and participants a certificate of attendance

Mar
29
Mon
Using the Hidden Job Market for Success @ On line broadcast
Mar 29 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

NESA Webinar

Using the Hidden Job Market for Success

Monday 29 March 2021

3.00pm AEDT (2.30pm SA, 2.00pm QLD, 1.30pm NT and 12 noon in WA)

Target Group

Frontline staff

Summary

In the current competitive job market, there are thousands of unlisted jobs that are out there and available for your clients. These are the jobs that make up the Hidden Job Market and won’t be found using traditional job searching methods.
This webinar will explore the best practices to accessing those hidden jobs using non-traditional job search methods. If you want your job seekers to succeed, then this webinar is for you!

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

  • Identifying the hidden job market and making it work for your job seekers
  • Identify gaps in job search opportunities with job seekers
  • Best practices for finding work in the hidden job market
  • The importance of networking and empowering our clients to do it

FACILITATOR

Rebecca Herbertson

Rebecca holds a Bachelor of Psychology, a Graduate Certificate in Career Development and other qualifications in Training, Management and Human Resources. With over fifteen years experience working in Employment Services and ten years delivering industry training, Rebecca is able to relay her knowledge and experience using a common sense approach and an informal manner which is popular with her clients.

Her Employment Services work has primarily involved facilitating the Certificate IV in Employment Services throughout Western Australia and assisting organisations with other business needs such as tender writing and policy development.

Currently the Director of Training and Compliance at the Betterlink Group, a Western Australian based RTO she is also a professional member of the Career Development Association of Australia, a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and an internationally certified Continuous Improvement Coach, SME Executive Coach and NLP Practitioner.

NESA Training Partner Rebecca Herbertson

COST

NESA Member

$ 60
00
per registrant
  • Prices are inclusive of GST
REGISTER NOW

Non-member

$ 75
00
per registrant
  • Prices are inclusive of GST
REGISTER NOW

OTHER

This live broadcast will include ample Q&A time. It is expected to run for no more than an hour. A PDF copy of the presentation will be distributed to all registrants, and participants a certificate of attendance