Friday, 4 April 2008

Change Management Final

Yesterday, the final "Managing Change Plan" for the Flexible Learning Centre was released, as far as the areas that aren't being disputed by the NTEU.

A quick read has revealed that my position will transfer to ISTS on April 21st. I'm currently on leave until mid-May so I'm not expecting that to affect me much. There's also a review and evaluation of the whole process scheduled in 12 months time - that will make interesting reading.

One other thing I learned last week was that there's no chance of me getting a redundancy package instead of my position moving. I figured this might be the case, but when $$$s are involved you want to make sure.

Having a break has been a good thing though:

  • Time to do some jobs around home (including getting ready for G3's arrival next month)
  • Taking the kids to school/sport.
  • Spending a bit more time with the kids before the new baby arrives.
  • Appreciation of what Narelle has been doing getting the kids ready every morning when I would normally be heading off to work.
  • Allowed Narelle to pick up some part-time work doing flu vaccinations at the local GP clinic.
  • Visiting Ikea and assembling various pieces of recently-purchased furniture.
  • Considering my work options (which almost certainly mean leaving UniSA for greener pastures)

As I've said to a couple of people already, you definitely know you're on holidays when you start to lose track of what day it is!

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