Staff surveys show a high level of overall satisfaction with the Gordon as an employer - and it's no wonder really when you consider the benefits of working at The Gordon!
See how we value a healthy work / life balance in The Benefits, The Gordon booklet.
As a values based organisation we demonstrate our values through our behaviours. We have identified and adopted a set of trademark behaviours which provides a framework for us to model, reward and challenge behaviour across the organisation. These behaviours are:
Underpinning our trademark behaviours is the Gordon Code of Conduct. This is a public statement defining how we behave and interact with clients and colleagues.
Many of the training programs offered to staff through our professional development calendar provide personal benefits for participants. Time management, communication skills and achieving work/life balance are just some of the activities available.
Learn a new skill for work or just for fun… Gordon staff can access discounted vocational and personal interest short courses. The short courses guide features more than 200 courses each semester in areas including art, computers, cooking, wine appreciation, massage and writing.
The Gordon Staff Association organises a wide range of social events for staff members and their families. Activities include subsidised end-of-term parties, family days and social functions.
Under the teaching and non-teaching awards, staff have the option to salary sacrifice for laptop computers or superannuation.
All staff members have access to the following services:
The Gordon understands the importance of a diverse workforce whose capabilities are recognised and has a responsibility to ensure that:
staff with disabilities are not discriminated against by less favourable treatment or indirectly by treatment which is less favourable in its impact
reasonable adjustments are made to accommodate an employee’s disability where required
harassment of staff with disabilities is avoided and prevented It is important to note that it is not deemed discriminatory to fail or refuse to employ a person with disabilities if the person is unable, or would be unable, to perform the inherent requirements of the position and that this inability cannot be remedied by making a reasonable adjustment. It is against the law for someone to be treated unfairly due to a person’s actual or assumed:
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