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Ways to nursing

Policy Instrument

Ways to nursing

Wege in die Pflege
Austria

Description

Timespan

Currently in operation. Ways of nursing is a sub-instrument of the AQUA (Arbeitsplatznahe Qualifizierung) project, which was established in early 2010.

Stage

Fully operational

Foundations

Policy area

(Re-)integration of people interested in health occupations.

Policy goal

To cover skill shortage in the field of nursing through information events. Fully supporting and financing the education of jobseekers with the outcome to increase the number of skilled employees in the field of nursing.

Mismatch

Explicitly designed to address skill mismatch

Designed to cover skill shortage in the field of nursing.

Aim of policy instrument

Administrative level

Local

Main responsible body

PES Vienna (AMS Wien)

Stakeholders

Waff (Viennese employee promotion fund) provides information and support to participants.
Confederation of Viennese social institutions (Dachverband Wiener Sozialeinrichtungen) provides information about the measure.
AMS (Austrian PES) provides information about the programme, hosting of events in Berufsinformationszentren (job information centres).

Funding

No detailed information is publicly available.

Intended beneficiaries

People interested in the field of nursing.

Processes

Use of labour market intelligence

Frequency of updates

No detailed information is publicly available.

Development

No detailed information is publicly available.

Barriers

No detailed information is publicly available.

Success factors

No detailed information is publicly available.

Monitoring

Attendance at the events could be seen as an indicator to measure the progress of the policy instrument. However, no detailed information is publicly available.

Innovativeness

Slightly innovative

It is innovative in the sense of improved skills governance, as jobseekers are strategically directed towards training in occupations for which skills shortages exist at local level. Another aspect of improved governance is the working partnership with key stakeholders.

Sustainability

Evidence of effectiveness

Specifically for the instrument "Ways to nursing", no detailed information is publicly available.

Engagement of stakeholders

No detailed information is publicly available.

Transferability

Easily transferable

It can be transferred to all countries that experience labour shortages in some sectors or occupations.

Sustainability

As skilled workers shortages in care occupations will persist, the instrument might still be relevant in the next few years.