Vacancy: Social Policy Analyst
The European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research, a UN-affiliated intergovernmental organization in Vienna, has a vacancy for a researcher to work on a broad range of issues on long-term care and/or health focusing both on Austria and on international comparative perspectives in the UNECE region. These include inequalities (including gender) in use of care, quality of care, policy analysis and consultancy.
The European Centre offers the possibility for researchers to develop and grow in a working environment that emphasises excellence, interdisciplinary co-operation between colleagues inside and outside the European Centre, independence and autonomy at work.
We offer flexible working hours and a remuneration package compatible with expertise and demonstrated experience.
We would welcome candidates to send their CV and letter of motivation by 31 December 2018 at the latest.
Further details concerning the position are available in the vacancy note.
Ageing in Place
The European Centre has joined the LTC Alliance Ageing in Place that is organising its launch-event from 28 February to 2 March 2019 in Florence, Italy. Plenary discussions, dedicated lectures, and roundtables will bring together professionals from the realms of medicine, finance, care-giving, social work, rehabilitation, technology, and other service providers who want to learn about the many facets of digital aging in place. If you are interested to participate, please register soon at the conference website as there is only a restricted number of places available.
Improving Governance for Active and Healthy Ageing in the Alpine Space
The European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research (European Centre) is taking part in the multiannual Alpine Space Transnational Governance of Active and Healthy Ageing project (ASTAHG) which aims to develop and implement policies to improve Active and Healthy Ageing in the Alpine region. The project is co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund through the Interreg Alpine Space programme and the European Centre will lead a work package on developing tools and methods to foster cooperation amongst key stakeholders across sectors and regions.
POOSH COUNTRY Report Slovakia
Katarina Hollan and Sonila Danaj provides first insights on the occupational safety and health (OSH) vulnerabilities of temporary migrant workers in Slovakia. Particularly, posted workers and third country national workers face multiple vulnerabilities in the country. Althought Slovakia is fast becoming a host country, there is a low awareness of issues related to temporary migrant workers, in particular their OSH situation.
POOSH country report Austria
First insights on the occupational safety and health (OSH) vulnerabilities of posted workers in Austria outlined in a newly published country report. The authors explain the multiple vulnerabilities posted workers face in the country, spanning from employment and contractual conditions, wages and working conditions, social and health insurance, to accommodation, language barriers and social isolation.
EEPOW Workshop in FYROM
The fourth country workshop happened in Skopje, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia on November 6, 2018. The workshop organized by the local partner, the organization PUBLIC with the support of the European Centre, brought together representatives from the Macedonian Ministry of Labour and Social Policy, the various ministerial directorates, the Labour Inspectorate, the social partners, employment agencies and researchers to discuss the transposition of the Posting of Workers Directive in FYROM and the institutional capacities for implementing the Directive once the country becomes a member state.