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Sept. 2018 | Byron Bay Workshop
On-demand | Private Coaching
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The NSW Government uses  NSW Public Sector Capability Framework to structure job descriptions and guide their recruitment process.  The NSW Public Sector Capability Framework is a new system, even experienced Public Servants may require coaching to successfully apply for a new job or a promotion using the Framework.

This Programme shows you how to demonstrate your work experience as a claim against the selection criteria, within the framework of The NSW Public Sector Capability Framework.

Who will benefit from this training:

  • Graduates and experienced professionals applying for employment with the NSW Government.
  • Private sector employees looking to transition into a NSW Government role.
  • Existing NSW Government contractors seeking to apply for permanent roles with the NSW Public Sector.
  • Existing NSW Government employees who have not applied for a new position for a number of years.
  • Existing NSW Government employees who are facing a restructure of their department or branch.
  • Existing NSW Government employees who are seeking a promotion and are required to submit expressions of interest or application using the Capability Framework format.

The NSW Government uses  NSW Public Sector Capability Framework to structure job descriptions and guide their recruitment process.  The NSW Public Sector Capability Framework is a new system, even experienced Public Servants may require coaching to successfully apply for a new job or a promotion using the Framework.

This course includes general government job application skills including how the merit selection process works (customised to the NSW Goverment process) and how to present your work experience using the STAR format.

Practice sessions writing your own claims against real selection criteria and answering questions at interview ARE part of this course, for the detail of each session see the “What Changes:” Tab.

DETAIL OF EACH SESSION

1 – Understanding The NSW Public Sector Capability Framework

How to read each component of the Framework, what each section of the Framework means. How to read the Position Description with reference to the NSW Public Sector Capability Framework.

2 – Understanding the Position Description

How to read the Position Description with reference to the NSW Public Sector Capability Framework.

3 – Presenting your curriculum vitae or resume

Good practice formatting for your curriculum vitae or resume, you often only have three-pages maximum to demonstrate your claims against the selection criteria, how you present your work experience must be part of demonstrating your claim – you cannot afford to waste a sentence of your application space.

4 – The NSW Government Merit Selection Process

How the NSW Government recruitment process works: timeframes; what to expect at each stage of the process; what is the selection panel looking for at each stage.  What questions to ask at each stage of the process. How behavioural interviewing and merit selection principles guide each phase of the recruitment and selection process.

5 – Writing Your NSW Government Job Application

How to address the selection criteria, often in less than 3-pages, to demonstrate your claims against the selection criteria; using the STAR methodology and the Capability Framework. Includes activity for writing your own work experience examples to meet a selection criteria.  Bring your own draft Selection Criteria or use one of our samples from real jobs advertised.

6 – Submitting Your Application

Covering Letters; how to use the NSW Government Jobs Software; deadlines and extensions; Referees and possible pre-interview testing processes. Includes drafting examples of your work experience using the STAR methodology.  For those who currently work in the NSW Government as Contractors or Full Time employees, we will also include a brief session on Expressions of Interest and Acting Opportunities.

7 – Interviews

How to answers questions at interview, using the STAR methodology and incorporating the NSW Public Sector Capability Framework references.  What type of questions you may be asked.  Includes Interview Practice Sessions.

8 – Post Interview Process

Preparing your Referees for the Referee Check Process; Working With Children and Criminal Record Check processes – what to do if your past history poses some challenges for you. Timeframes and follow-up options.

AUD$285.00 | Per Person Ticket
Live Workshop

Byron Bay | Sydney | Brisbane | Your worksite by appointment

Is run in one of the following formats:

  • three x half-day live workshops.
  • four x 2-hr evening class workshops
  • one full-day intensive workshop

There is no online group-coaching version of this training programme, but there is individual executive coaching available.

Who should attend

  • Graduates and experienced professionals applying for employment with the NSW Government.
  • Private sector employees looking to transition into a NSW Government role.
  • Existing NSW Government contractors seeking to apply for permanent roles with the NSW Public Sector.
  • Existing NSW Government employees who have not applied for a new position for a number of years.
  • Existing NSW Government employees who are facing a restructure of their department or branch.
  • Existing NSW Government employees who are seeking a promotion and are required to submit expressions of interest or application using the Capability Framework format.

Pre-requisites

There are no Pre-requisites for this Programme but an understanding of the type of government role you will be intending to apply for will assist with fine tuning activities to ensure you have examples you can immediately use in your job applications and expressions of interest

Certificate

Participants will receive a Paper and PDF Certificate of Completion if they complete the activities and participate in this course at a live workshop. Online coaching will include only a PDF Certificate.

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