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Please be advised that the Gosford Smart Work Hub will be closed for the Christmas and New Year break from Monday 19 December 2016, and will reopen on Monday 9 January 2017.

Thank you for your continued support of the Gosford Smart Work Hub facilities throughout the year.

Gosford Smart Work Hub

Identified as an area with a high population of commuters, the Smart Work Hub in Gosford provides an alternative space for workers to conduct business and avoid lengthy travel times to and from their office.

Offering a fully functional environment for business people; entrepreneurs and other likeminded individuals to network, create and do business – right in the heart of the CBD.

For more information about the benefits of teleworking, download our Why Telework? Fact Sheet.

Location

The Masonic Centre, 28 William Street, Gosford (above the Imperial Shopping Centre).

Parking

Clients can access car parking spaces located on the top two levels of the Town Centre Building. In addition, there is also ample parking available within the CBD.

Public transport

If you require public transport, the Smart Work Hub is approximately 400m walk to Gosford train station and the adjoining bus transport hub. It is also only a short ride from the picturesque Brisbane Water cycleway and adjacent public jetty.
 

Opening hours

For members with a monthly membership (3 days per week or more), the Smart Work Hub is open from 7am to 6pm, Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays).

For casual members, the Hub is open from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays).

The Hub is also available for after hours event hire, from 6pm to 9pm. Bookings are essential. 
 

Facilities and services

To learn more about the hub's facilities and services, visit the Smart Work Hub Facilities and Services page.
 

Fees and charges

Download a copy of the Smart Work Hub's Fees and Charges.
 

Access

The Smart Work Hub has a security card access system. To receive your card, you will need to be a registered member. As part of the induction process, we ask that on your first visit you arrive between 9am and 5pm so that you can be issued with a card and a tour of the site can be completed.
 

The Hub Host

The Hub Host will be your first point of contact at the Gosford Smart Work Hub and will be available from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday. They will greet you on arrival and be responsible for creating a safe and supportive working environment, to best facilitate your teleworking experience.
 

I’m interested in teleworking, but where do I start?

Policies and guidelines

A formal agreement between employers and employees needs to be developed, allowing for work away from the office with agreed parameters, expectations and outcomes.

You will need to have a clearly defined telework policy in place so that all parties are aware of their roles and responsibilities. Things included may be information about the physical items and IT support provided; performance expectations and monitoring; communication protocols; work health and safety issues etc. It is also important that your telework policy includes the steps your employees need to take to request and move into a telework arrangement.

Types of teleworking roles

Your telework policy may also include information about the types of roles in your organisation that can practically be supported by telework. Not all roles are suitable and not all employees have the characteristics suited to teleworking.

Try a pilot program

Many businesses start with a trial program to identify and overcome challenges, to see what works and what doesn’t. A pilot may include 10-100 employees in a large organisation, or 2-3 in a smaller one and a period of three to six months would allow sufficient time for all parties to adjust to the new ways of working and assess the benefits.
 

More information

To find out more about the Gosford Smart Work Hub, please phone 4306 3525 or 4304 7230, or email smartworkhub@centralcoast.nsw.gov.au

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