Our Organisational values are a set of shared values that have been developed by staff. They are considered to be core requirements of our organisation, and provide a description of what is important to us, how we work together to service the community, and how we behave at work.

The six values are:

  • Safety
  • Pride
  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Innovation
  • Teamwork

‘Above the Line’ Behaviours

Our values include examples of what are ‘Above the Line’ (acceptable) and ‘Below the Line’ (unacceptable) behaviours at work:

Safety

ABOVE THE LINE

  • We look after each other
  • We advocate and apply safe
  • work practices
  • We are positive with one another
  • We ask for help when we need it

BELOW THE LINE

  • Using unsafe work practices
  • Taking shortcuts
  • Not being supportive
  • Not looking after ourselves and each other

 

Pride

ABOVE THE LINE

  • We lead the way
  • We communicate our goals
  • We encourage the heart
  • We stay the course

BELOW THE LINE

  • Lack of clarity on direction
  • Poor planning and resourcing
  • Poor leadership

 

Integrity

ABOVE THE LINE

  • We are accountable and take responsibility
  • We do what we say
  • We are transparent in our decision making processes
  • We are honest with each other

BELOW THE LINE

  • Making decisions for personal gain
  • Blaming others or hiding mistakes
  • Avoiding responsibility

 

Respect

ABOVE THE LINE

  • We embrace diversity
  • We listen to the opinions of others
  • We listen and communicate with each other honestly
  • We show our appreciation

BELOW THE LINE

  • Favouring, bullying or discriminating
  • Not being on time for meetings
  • Yelling or foul language

 

Innovation

ABOVE THE LINE

  • We value new ideas and ways of working
  • We work smarter
  • We learn from our mistakes
  • We seek improvement

BELOW THE LINE

  • Stifling new ideas
  • Being close minded
  • Being negative or dismissive

 

Teamwork

ABOVE THE LINE

  • We work together to achieve outcomes
  • We celebrate our achievements
  • We embrace diversity
  • We collaborate

BELOW THE LINE

  • Excluding others or their contribution
  • Working in isolation of our teammates
  • Undermining each other
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