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Yes. If you are a permanent or fixed-term employee covered by the Tasmanian State Service Award 2008, salary movement is based on performance and is not automatic, nor based on ‘time served’ in a role.
Salary progression, advancement assessment and accelerated advancement systems aim to support a performance culture by providing for salary movement within a classification band according to assessed performance against a performance plan.
Processes for assessing and resolving underperformance may vary depending on agency practices, however, it is important that the processes:
In cases where underperformance is determined, the State Service Amendment Act (Performance) 2011 includes a specific provision in Section 44 (ca) relating to termination of employment.
Where termination of employment is a possible outcome, agencies are required to comply with Employment Direction No. 26.
In most agencies, employees have a range of options (both informal and formal) to resolve performance management grievance or dispute. The grievance and dispute resolution process is provided in Employment Direction No. 26.
Employment Direction No. 26 supplements processes already in place in agencies and documents the procedure to resolve disputes lodged outside the agency.
Responsibility for career planning rests primarily with employees and involves a process of ongoing self-assessment and future planning. Managers have a supportive mentoring role in this process and are responsible for facilitating development opportunities that help improve the capacity and sustainability of employees for the future.
Remember to look at the variety of learning and development options relative to your current role, including experience-based and education-based.
Agencies may organise in-house programs to raise awareness and help employees and managers effectively participate in the performance management process. In addition, visit the Tasmanian Training Consortium website for course schedules, email email@example.com or call 6232 7511.
Under the State Service Amendment (Performance) Act 2011, agencies are required to report on the activities and effectiveness of their performance management systems in their annual reports. Agency and employee performance has three key elements:
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