Community Workers Register After 12 months of consulting members, local and state governments, unions, employers and carers, the Community Workers Register is here. The register is a win for all: practitioners can demonstrate their qualifications and professional level; employers can verify qualifications; and the community can access information about individual service providers. When competition for work is high, and employers and consumers are considering risks in staff recruitment, it makes sense either to be on or to consult the Community Workers Register.
For full members of ACWA, registration is both free and easy: we have already assessed your skills - so just login and fill out your listing details. For non-members the process is almost as painless; you just need to follow our three-step guide. Learn more.
Australia's first publicly accessible registration system for community workers
After twelve months of consultation and testing of software ACWA is proud to have officially launched Australia’s first publicly accessible register for community workers at our AGM on 29 November 2014.
The register is a tool for practitioners and the public to ensure that those working in the sector are who they say they are and have a genuine qualification. This type of third party verification is common among professions that provide essential services to the community, for example, social workers, doctors, nurses and engineers.
Just prior to launching the register ACWA’s outgoing President Wendy Raine said ‘The new community workers’ register is a win for all. Read more.