David Ettershank

David Ettershank is a founding partner and principal of Outcomes Plus with extensive experience in health and community services, industrial relations and human resource management.

David built a 20-year career in industrial relations and was heavily involved in the development of vocational education and training in the health and community services sectors.

David was a director and executive member of Community Service and Health Training Australia from 1992 to 2002. In this context, David held a leadership role in the development of a number of key industry classifications, including Patient Services Attendants, Personal Care Workers and extended scope of practice for Division 2 nurses.

David established the consulting firm Industry Training and Employment Services (ITES) in 1997, which became Outcomes Plus in 2002.

Since forming Outcomes Plus, David has actively shaped the business as a key Board / Management advisor. He works closely with aged care providers in the development of their business plans, usually for growth or turnaround strategies. This role has given him a keen insight into some of the issues that confront industry operators, particularly new entrants who face a myriad of legislative and funding hurdles.

David loves a difficult problem and has assisted many aged care operators to successfully expand their operations or resolve complex issues. He understands that not-for-profit organisations operate very differently to private operators and he provides them with the tools and the confidence to reach their goals.

Qualifications

B.A. (Modern Asian Studies)
Graduate Diploma Industrial Relations

Contact Details

david@outcomesplus.com.au
Mobile 0418 519 892