Our values



OUR VALUES

JUDGEMENT

Solid decision making, identifying root causes and getting beyond treating symptoms. We prioritise the needs of the children and young people we care for.
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COMMUNICATION

We’re good listeners who aim to be concise and articulate in speech and writing to help with clarity in our work. We treat people with respect and are calm in stressful situations.


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Curiosity

We learn rapidly and eagerly particularly in the area of knowledge about fostering and child care.


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IMPACT

We get lots of important work done while focussed on great outcomes and we avoid analysis-paralysis in complex situations.


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Dependability

We show up when expected, keep good timekeeping and do our work in a timely manner. We take the initiative and we pay attention to the details.
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Courage

We share our thoughts, take tough decisions without agonising and routinely check our actions are consistent with our values.


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Passion

We aim to inspire others with a thirst for excellence and care intensely about positive outcomes. We believe a brilliant future is possible for every child.
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Innovation

We find ways to look at things differently to find practical solutions to hard problems. We challenge assumptions and suggest better approaches.


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Honesty

We are known for being direct, frank and quick to admit mistakes.


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Selflessness

We seek what’s best for 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.


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Integrity

We understand right from wrong, we lead by example and understand, respect and uphold workplace confidentiality. We treat others the way we would like to be treated.


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Empathy

Seeing things from the other person’s point of view and accepting they may have good reason to hold their opinions. We use our eyes, ears, instincts and heart to listen.