Person—principal role, children's service code N
Data Element Attributes
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:
|Principal role of person (children's service)
Community Services (retired), Superseded 21/05/2010 [Non Dictionary]
The main role that a person working in a children’s service performs, as represented by a code.
|Data Element Concept:
|Principal role in children's service code N
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:
This item is only applicable to paid contact workers/caregivers in child care and preschool services. Only workers identified as being ‘paid’ in the data element: Paid employment indicator AND as being ‘primary contact workers’ or ‘other contact workers’ in the data element: Work type (children's services) should respond to this data element.
For each worker, the category chosen should reflect the specific role that the worker is usually engaged in at the children’s service.
If a worker’s specific work role or title is not reflected in the categories provided, the category that most accurately reflects their work role should be chosen. For example, ‘Child care workers’ should be assigned to either category 2 or 3, whichever category best reflects the work they perform.
CODE 4 Other specific contact worker
Other specific contact workerincludes people who provide additional or supplementary services for children, such as a dance teacher, music therapist, disability support worker, librarian or speech therapist. Where this category is chosen, the respondent will be asked to specify the actual job title of the worker/caregiver.
Source and reference attributes
NCSIMG Children’s Services Data Working Group
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
|Related metadata references:
Has been superseded by Person—role of early childhood education and care worker, code N
Early Childhood, Superseded 07/06/2011
|Implementation in Data Set Specifications: