The Northern Territory news Sat 29 Jul 2017
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44 CLASSIFIEDS SATURDAY JULY 29 2017 At Crest NT we focus on building the 1-r-0bb;vu;tbu;7|ov11;;7 in this complex, changing ;m buoml;m||_-|bv|_; NDIS It is vital for disability service providers |ov_b[|_;bu|_bmhbm]|o|_;m; ou7 of NDIS $_bvbmo;vm; -vo= ouhbm]bm-1_-m]bm];mbuoml;m| Crest NT_-v|_;1-r-0bb|-m7;r;ub;m1; |o ouh b|_o|o-1_b;;|_bv u;oNDIS ready? www.crestnt.com.au Crest NT works with, not for, we focus v|u;m]|_v-m71-r-0bb;vo=bm7bb7-v -m7|_;ou]-mbv-om-m7-u;1ollb;7 |oblruobm]NDISr-u1br-m|vo|1ol;v $o;-umlou;ou=ou-1omv|-omr;-v;1om|-1| "-ouubv M: 0438 142 049 v-1u;v|m|1ol- Sally and Andrew of Crest NT Providing growth and wisdom CREST NT was established in 2015 and arose from Sally, and husband Andrew, expanding Sole Traders Consulting Business in order to grow a company that supports business across the Northern Territory. Sally and Andrew use both their professional expertise and many years of experience to help businesses throughout the Northern Territory to improve their productivity and performance Sally has 20-plus years of experience at a senior level in both the for profit and not for profit sectors. Her responsibilities have included managing small to large teams across a wide variety of industries, from hospitality to Vocational Education and Training (VET). Since 2013, Sally has run her own consulting business, concentrating on workforce plan ning and development, business development, growth and support. Sally has recently become a DiSC advanced facilitator, allowing her to work with your organisation and individuals within your organisation to understand the different individual behavioural styles and how to interrelate. This can benefit any organisation through improved communication and understanding identify the behavioural styles of other individuals, how to get the best out of them and develop practical action plans to modify styles appropriately Sally and Andrew have been working closely with many varied and different disability organisations over the last two years in both regional and remote areas to assist them with governance and workforce solutions for the transition to NDIS. The approach that they take as an organisation is always to work alongside the organisation to bring the best solutions in governance and workforce challenges, providing assistance through the transition to NDIS and finding the most sustainable outcomes. Through this experience, Crest NT are able to work alongside and support providers in the development of a competitive, responsive and productive business, to identify strategies that can be sustainably implemented, with a view of building capacity within the organisation. Through Crest NTs own professional development, they have had exposure to many ways of working through the transition and are committed to supporting and developing your organisation in the transition to NDIS. Sally co-authored a National Workforce Planning and Development Tool Kit for the community service sector and is passionate about assisting businesses with workforce planning and development, concentrating on the development of individuals in organisations. Andrew arrived in the Territory in 1993 from South Australia, where he had been working as a mental health and disability senior nurse. From here he made a career change, moving into the industrial chemical arena. Andrew worked for 27 years as an industrial chemical and cleaning specialist across all sectors across the Northern Territory and held the role of Territory manager, winning Australasia sales man of the year. More recently, Andrew has moved into the training and development space, working in regional and remote areas providing training and development in cleaning operations, disability services and healthcare. Andrew has a passion for providing assistance and support for people into pathways of employment, along with supporting business through operational audits and business solutions. More recently, Crest NT have been nominated and shortlisted as a 2017 NT Training Awards Finalist under the Industry Collaboration section, which recognises exemplary skills development collaboration between at least one employer/industry body and at least one organisation delivering nationally recognised training. The Hidden Workforce project was a collaboration with Carers NT and Response Employment and Training to deliver an innovative training and employment solutions with a foundation that lies in recognising the unique knowledge, skills, life experience and values base of the Carers. The Hidden Workforce program was very successful, with 17 carers completing qualifications in Certificate III Individual Support. Many of them have now entered the workforce. The awards night is to be held in Darwin on Saturday , September 23. To chat to Sally and Andrew about any of the services that they can provide to support your business please contact them on: 0438 142 049 SATURDAY JULY 29 2017 CLASSIFIEDS 45 www.isacnt.org.auor 7913 7500. Industry Skills Advisory Council Northern Territory (ISACNT) asLEADERS IN INDUSTRY SKILLS ADVICE,play a key role in the Territorys current and future workforce requirements. VET GRADUATES EARNCOMPARABLE, IF NOT EXCEEDING,THAT OF UNIVERSITY GRADUATES Working with business, industry associations, government (local, Territory and Australian), schools and training providers ISAC identify skill shortages, emerging skills for new sectors and jobs of the future. Incollaboration with our stakeholders we identify solutions that meet localised needs. The continued development of national vocational education and training (VET) products and relevance to NT Industry to ensure fi t for purpose is important for all NT industry and employees, the ISAC team are passionate about VET and consult with industry peers and leaders for planned changes to national vocational training products. ISACNT facilitate innovative and targeted workforce development strategies for NT industries. A conduit to link business, training organisations and schools together to build the workforce requirements for industry. Addressing the challenges of industry relating to technology, regulations, workforce and consumer expectations, research is conducted to explore skill and occupational priorities to support NT economic growth. To fi nd out how ISACNT can help your business or your industry, connect with an Industry Engagement offi certoday.