Service provider organisation—hours worked (volunteer/unpaid staff), total NNNNN

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Hours worked—volunteer/unpaid staff
METeOR identifier:347882
Registration status:Community Services, Standard 27/04/2007
Definition:The total number of hours actually worked by all volunteer/unpaid staff in an agency or organisation. 
Context:To assist in the analysis of staffing inputs and to enable a comparison of the staffing requirements of different service types. It is important to include volunteers due to the significant contribution they make within many organisations.
Data Element Concept:Service provider organisation—hours worked

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Total
Data type:Number
Format:NNNNN
Maximum character length:5
Unit of measure:Hour (h)

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Total hours expressed as 00000, 00001, 00425 etc.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:This metadata item is asking for actual staff hours worked by volunteer staff, not the rostered hours or full-time equivalent staff.
Collection methods:In some collections this metadata item may be collected for a specified week. Other collections may specify a 'usual' week or an average week calculated from a number of weeks or the entire year.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Origin:Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2002. Commonwealth State/Territory Disability Agreement National Minimum Data Set collection: Data guide-data items and definitions 2002-03. Canberra: AIHW
Reference documents:Commonwealth State/Territory Disability Agreement National Minimum Data Set (CSTDA NMDS) collection. Data Guide: data items and definitions 2006-07.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Service provider organisation—hours worked (volunteer/unpaid staff), total NNNNN Community Services, Superseded 27/04/2007

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:
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Commonwealth State/Territory Disability Agreement NMDS (July 2008) Community Services, Superseded 11/11/2009

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Commonwealth State/Territory Disability Agreement NMDS - 1 July 2006 Community Services, Superseded 14/12/2008

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Disability Services NMDS 2009-10 Community Services, Superseded 15/12/2011

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Disability Services NMDS 2010-11 Community Services, Superseded 15/12/2011

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Disability Services NMDS 2011-12 Community Services, Superseded 13/03/2013

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Disability Services NMDS 2012-14 Community Services, Standard 13/03/2013

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