In this session co-presenters Dr Cath Cosgrave and Ms Rachael Cooper will demonstrate how Dr Cosgrave’s ’whole-of-person’ retention improvement framework has delivered results in attracting, recruiting and retaining a rural allied health and nursing workforce at East Grampians Health Services in rural Victoria. The presentation will cover the development of the framework, the co-design process and the key results and challenges.
The need to build organisational understanding about the complexity of retention and the importance of a whole-of-person approach
The need for data: baseline, retention targets by career stage, appropriate turnover tracking measures, and the tools and measures developed to support this work
Developing and implementing an early career support program for allied health staff to increase their professional and personal satisfaction
Implementing a career planning process for nursing and allied staff to thrive in a rural environment
The importance of and challenges in supporting social connection and community belonging of new workers
The Challenges of implementing a complex cultural change process and sustainability
Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Cath.