Aged Care Updates

Southern Cross Care (SCCT)

Enterprise Agreement (EA)
The employer has finally provided a copy of the draft agreement; this is currently being reviewed by our industrial team.

Changes to leadership at SCCT, Underpayments Issue, Lack of Clinical Leadership
The ANMF still encourages members to feedback issues related to absence or instability of leadership in SCCT sites, especially in Covid-19 management. Members are encouraged to look after themselves and their colleagues in these unreasonable situations. Use internal SCCT reporting systems, and escalate to next level management if you can, to highlight the impact on your workload and morale. Notify the ANMF if you are unable to get a response from your internal systems, and managers. Also, notify the ANMF if you are ordered to attend a one-to-one meeting so we can follow up and ensure procedural fairness and support.

Rosary Gardens
In the absence of a Facility Manager, the ANMF encourages members to action concerns as above under Lack of Clinical Leadership.

Guilford Young Grove
The ANMF visited with morning tea for members on Monday 12 September 2022.

Other Tasmanian Health Service (THS) Primary Health Sites

Bruny Island Community Health Centre (BICHC)
The ANMF visited on Tuesday 20 September 2022 to discuss and take direction from members regarding a response to THS Change Proposal. This response letter will be sent to the THS this week. Please note closing date for feedback has been extended to COB Monday 10 October 2022. 

Tandara Lodge
Members have indicated their support for the current Agreements to roll over for 12 months with negotiations (and a new Log of Claims) to commence in 2023. The employer did award a wage increase to members in July 2022.

Updates correct as at 27 September 2022.
Authorised by Emily Shepherd, ANMF Tasmanian Branch Secretary

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