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Department of Corporate and Information Services annual report 2016-17

Details:

Title

Department of Corporate and Information Services annual report 2016-17

Creator

Northern Territory. Department of Corporate and Information Services

Collection

E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT; Department of Corporate and Information Services annual report; Annual report

Date

2017

Notes

Made available by the Library & Archives NT via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).

Language

English

Subject

Northern Territory. Department of Corporate and Information Services -- Periodical

Publisher name

Northern Territory Government

Place of publication

Darwin

Series

Department of Corporate and Information Services annual report; Annual report

Volume

2016/2017

File type

application/pdf

ISSN

1835-2332

Use

Attribution International 4.0 (CC BY 4.0)

Copyright owner

Northern Territory Government

License

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/304926

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/361114

Page content

Annual Report 2016-17 | Department of Corporate and Information Services100 O U R PEO PLE Figure 10: Aboriginal employment by gender and level DCIS actively promotes employment programs to agencies to increase Aboriginal workforce participation and manages the Aboriginal Employment and Aboriginal Apprenticeship programs on behalf of all agencies. Some key actions undertaken in 2016-17 that support and value workforce diversity include: continuing the DCIS Cultural Competency Training program; a rolling program to capture all staff on an ongoing basis, sessions were conducted in October and November 2016, resulting in 93% total participation, exceeding the target of 90% advertising vacancies for six months or more and ongoing under the NTPS Special Measures requirements to preference suitable Aboriginal applicants resulting in 102 positions advertised under Special Measures implementing an approved Special Measures Plan resulting in 46 applications received under Special Measures from Aboriginal applicants resulting in 19 successful Special Measures recruitment actions supporting a workplace project Growing a Senior Indigenous Workforce in DCIS by a Public Sector Management Program participant and the subsequent acceptance of a number of recommendations to promote and improve senior Aboriginal workforce participation conducting information sessions so staff are aware of the Special Measures provisions and recruitment process requirements promoting a video to highlight successful Aboriginal staff in DCIS and their employment journey and development pathways within the department highlighting the focus on Aboriginal employment in the DCIS Orientation Program setting clear expectations and monitoring Aboriginal employment results through strategic and business plan reporting continuing Aboriginal staff representation and engagement on the Staff Consultative Committee implementing the DCIS Aboriginal Employment and Career Development Strategy action plan overseen by a steering committee made up of Aboriginal employees and Aboriginal employment champions celebrating cultural events, such as NAIDOC week, National Reconciliation Week and Harmony Day actively engaging with the Clontarf Foundation and Palmerston Senior Colleges Girls Academy to promote career paths in business, finance and information technology to Aboriginal school leavers. 0 5 10 15 20 25 SAO1AO7AO6AO5AO4AO3AO2T1Trainee 3 3 0 1 12 5 14 8 16 2 6 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 Male Female


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