1.1.P.71 Participation plan (ParentsNext)

Definition

For the purposes of the SSAct, a participation plan is an EPP for ParentsNext (1.1.P.57) participants (both compulsory and voluntary participants).

ParentsNext services 2 parent groups: a compulsory group, who are subject to participation requirements, and a voluntary group.

PP recipients who are compulsory participants in ParentsNext have participation requirements and must enter into a participation plan when required to do so under the SSAct.

Persons engaged by a ParentsNext provider are delegated the power to negotiate the terms of a participation plan and require a participant to enter into a participation plan under the SSAct.

Act reference: SSAct section 500(1)(ca) … in a case where the person is in a class of persons …, section 500A(a) Participation requirements, section 501A PP Employment Pathway Plan-terms

Social Security (Parenting payment participation requirements - classes of persons) Instrument 2018 (No. 1)

Policy reference: SS Guide 3.11.11 ParentsNext

Last reviewed: 20 March 2020