Cleaning OperationsTrainer and Assessor

Hours Casual

Location: Fitzroy

Applications close: Friday, 30 June 2017 at 5pm

Exciting opportunities exist for experienced trainers to join the Brotherhood of St Laurence Training Services team. The Training Services team offers a diverse range of services and initiatives to assist people transition into sustainable employment.

Summary of program and its objectives

The Training Services team offers a diverse range of services and initiatives to assist people transition into sustainable employment. Services and programs are delivered through a range of mediums and locations across Melbourne.

Main responsibilities of the role

We are seeking enthusiastic and passionate trainers who enjoy working in the VET sector with a diverse range of clients. These roles require the delivery of high quality training and assessment services.

We have a range of trainer roles available to start:

  • Certificate III in Cleaning Operations
  • Certificate III in Community Services

To meet the selection criteria, candidate will require:

  • certificate III in Cleaning Operations – must have Vocational qualifications relevant to cleaning sector
  • certificate III in Community Services – must have Vocational qualifications relevant to community sector
  • certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110) - and the TAELLN411
  • comprehensive knowledge of the VET sector
  • an understanding of compliance with AQTF/VRQA registration and administration requirements for training and assessment
  • well-developed verbal communication and interpersonal skills to build effective relationships with a broad range of people from different cultural and socio economic backgrounds
  • demonstrated experience in working effectively with, and supporting, disadvantaged learners particularly people with English as a second or other language
  • proven organisational and record keeping skills with attention to detail
  • ability to work independently and effectively within a team to achieve outcomes
  • current Police Check and Working with Children’s Check
  • a current Victorian Driver's Licence.


  • experience working with a range of cultures, be grounded, flexible and have attention to detail.

This is a casual position and hours will be on an as required basis. Salary will be $40 per hour for casuals plus 25% casual loading plus superannuation. Attractive salary packaging provisions are available to increase take home pay

For further information about the role please view the Sessional Trainers and Assessors position description (PDF, 324kb) or phone Vicky Kourtis on (03) 9288 9932.

To apply

Applicants are required to submit a resume and complete the screening questionnaire »

Email written applications to: recruitment(at)

Applications Close: Friday, 30 June 2017 at 5pm

The Brotherhood of St Laurence has a vision of an Australia free of Poverty. We embrace, and value, diversity of culture, working arrangements, sexual orientation and gender identity to ensure our workforce is representative of the community that we work within. We promote a workplace that actively seeks to include and welcome unique contributions of all people. We embrace and celebrate the value of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff, their skills and contribution to our organisation. Applicants should be aware that as required, we conduct police and working with children checks as we acknowledge the importance of Child Safety.

Application process

In making an application for a position at the Brotherhood all applicants must:

  • read the position description
  • provide a brief cover letter
  • complete the application process as specified in the vacancy. Failure to complete the application process as specified in the vacancy may result in rejection of your application.
  • provide a current resume outlining your work history, details of any relevant qualifications and licences and two referees, either current or most recent Manager.
  • recommended applicants will be required to undertake Psychometric testing. Further assessments may include skills testing and presentations.

Applicants not shortlisted for interview will be contacted as soon as practicably possible. 

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Police and Working With Children Checks

The Brotherhood works with children, youth and vulnerable people and requires all staff to undertake a Police Check and, where applicable, a Working with Children check, prior to commencement. A person's criminal history does not automatically exclude an individual from working or volunteering at the Brotherhood. Police Checks are administered and paid for by the Brotherhood. 

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Please note:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply
  • For more information or assistance with your application, please contact the Human Resources Team on (03) 9483 2444 or email: recruitment(at) 
  • The Brotherhood is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If you would like some more information about our recruitment process or require assistance with your application please contact our recruitment team at recruitment(at) or visit Jobs at the Brotherhood on our website.

Find out more about the work of the Brotherhood
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Brotherhood of St Laurence Communtiy Stores
Hippy Australia
Given the Chance

The Brotherhood of St Laurence acknowledges and recognises the Traditional Owners of the land upon which we live and work, and we pay our respects to their Elders both past and present.