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What's new at CBS

Read up on the latest happenings at Community Based Support including stories about our community members, our team and any exciting developments we’ve got going on.

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Jul 08, 2022

CBS Internship program: Building a future

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) graduates are getting real world experience through a CBS internship program. The intern program is a collaboration between CBS and the Indus Institute, who developed The Professional Year (PYear)… Read Article
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May 23, 2022

Doing Mum proud

Susan Reid joined the rostering team in March this year having previously worked out in the field as a support worker. She’s always had a people focussed approach throughout her career and credits her… Read Article
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May 10, 2022

Dave’s advice on getting the best out of support options.

”It takes more muscles to frown than it does to smile” says Dave Hanlon as he talks about the importance of humour and being able to have a laugh, no matter the situation. He… Read Article
Mar 22, 2022

New CBS board positions available

Here is your opportunity to join a highly experienced board of directors that provide strategic direction to support some of Tasmania’s most vulnerable, in the aged care and disability services sector, receiving care at… Read Article
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Feb 24, 2022

Help is at hand with the CBS Client Services team

40% of Tasmania’s population is either over 65 or identifies as a person with a disability. Not all of these people require support but the number of those that do is significant. In response… Read Article
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Feb 04, 2022

Richard brings transferable skills for a career change-up

Richard joined CBS at the end of October 2021 as the Aged Care programs manager. He’s a highly experienced human resources professional with extensive knowledge of leadership, strategy and commercial operations. He has worked… Read Article
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Dec 03, 2021

CBS Buddy program

We’ve joined the Aged & Community Services Australia (ACSA) Buddy Program to help support our new starters as they embark on their careers at CBS. Starting a new job can be quite stressful and… Read Article
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Nov 15, 2021

Go for it: Jessica’s CBS journey

When asked about her favourite part of the job, Jessica says “Every day, I love every day. My eyes are open, my feet are on the floor. Everyone’s full of energy and off I… Read Article
Oct 28, 2021

Onwards and upwards: Emily’s story

Emily started at Community Based Support in 2017 as a fresh-faced 17 year old trainee. She had received promising job offers from some of Tasmania’s most well-known organisations but chose CBS as she felt… Read Article