All over the country, nurses are desperately needed. The care facilities of the Social Welfare Association (SHV) Perg, such as the Baumgartenberg Seniorium or the Grein Seniorium, are no exception. In order to make entry into a nursing profession as easy as possible, on the one hand training is brought to the region: The next nursing training begins in April in Baumgartenberg and thus in the middle of the Perg district. On the other hand, increased public relations work is intended to show young people the advantages of nursing and bring care professions closer. Civil servants are also at the top of the list of needs of the Red Cross, Lebenshilfe Upper Austria and old people’s and nursing homes.
In order to draw the attention of young people, people returning to work, those wanting to retrain or career changers to these meaningful activities directly in the region and to give them the best possible support in their career decisions, those responsible are now taking the school system as a model, among other things: Open days there are a tried and tested means to inform future students about the educational opportunities in the region. This could also work for the social institutions: On Monday, March 13th, the Perg social welfare association, the Red Cross and the Lebenshilfe Oberösterreich are organizing a “Health & Care Day” for the first time in the Baumgartenberg Seniorium.
Around 150 students from the region are expected in the morning, and in the afternoon from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. all other interested parties are invited to find out about the wide range of job and training opportunities, suitable nursing grants and civilian service positions in the health and social sectors in the region. The organizing organizations also offer career orientation internships lasting up to one year, which are also presented as an option. In addition to the three aid and social organizations, there is also the Elderly Care School of the State of Upper Austria, which operates a location in Baumgartenberg. In addition to interesting insights into everyday work at information stands and workshops, visitors can also look forward to a competition.