We make solid decisions, aim to identify root causes and try to get beyond treating symptoms. We think strategically, and can articulate what you are, and are not, trying to do. We prioritise the needs of the children and young people understanding clearly what must be done well now, and what can be improved upon later.
We listen well, instead of reacting fast, so that we can understand better. We are concise and articulate in speech and writing as this help with clarity. We treat people with respect, independent of their status or disagreement with us and we maintain calm poise in stressful situations.]
We learn rapidly and eagerly particularly in the area of knowledge about fostering and child care.
The value of having an impact means we accomplish lots of important work and we demonstrate consistently strong performance so our colleagues can rely upon us. We focus on great outcomes rather than process and ensure that we avoid analysis-paralysis in complex situations.
We consistently show up when expected, demonstrate good timekeeping and can be counted on to do our portion of work in a timely manner. We take the initiative to find out what else can be done and pay attention to details in our work. We answer the phone when contacted or return calls promptly.
We share what we think within the team, even if it is controversial. We make tough decisions without agonising. We encourage our team to question actions inconsistent with our values and work to keep each other honest.
We aim to inspire others with your thirst for excellence and we care intensly about Positive outcomes and Wholistic’s success. We are tenacious and believe a brilliant future is possible for each and every child. We celebrate wins within the Wholistic team.
We find ways to look at things differently to find practical solutions to hard problems. We challenge assumptions when warranted and suggest better approaches. We share ideas that can prove useful.
We are known for being direct, frank and quick to admit mistakes.
We seek what’s best for looked after children and young people and don’t let ego get in the way when searching for solutions. We make time to help our colleagues and share tips openly and proactively.
We understand right from wrong. We lead by example. We understand, respect and uphold workplace confidentiality We practice treating others the way we want to be treated ourselves.
We try to see things from the other person’s point of view. We accept that people may have different opinions from our own, and that they may have good reason to hold those opinions. We use our eyes, ears, instincts and heart to listen to children and young people and our colleagues.