Trainer / Assessor

Hours: casual

Location: Geelong

Applications close: Friday 25 January 2019 at 5pm

An exciting opportunity exists to work within the Training Services team and with other key stakeholders, delivering programs for multicultural and linguistically diverse communities.

Summary of program and its objectives

The Work and Learning Division of the Brotherhood of St Laurence seeks to assist people to live and work independently through access to effective, high quality employment, training and support programs. The department also advocates for appropriate and innovative community responses to employment and related issues.

Main responsibilities of the role

The Trainer/Assessor – Individual Support will work within the Training Services team and with other key stakeholders, including other Brotherhood teams delivering programs for multicultural and linguistically diverse communities. Working closely with the Training Coordinator for day to day delivery to our learners, this position will perform all duties associated with the delivery and assessment of Certificate III in Individual Support.

This includes providing flexible, high quality training and assessment services that are relevant, fair, inclusive, and meet the needs of individual learners. Delivery and assessment of our Individual Support programs will formally recognise skills learners have when they enrol, skills they acquire through informal learning and skills developed through structured learning activities.

To meet the selection criteria, candidate will require:

  • minimum requirement to hold a Certificate III in Aged Care, with preference of Diploma of Nursing
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110) - and the TAELLN411 unit
  • a current Victorian Driver's License
  • recent industry experience relevant to the area of training delivery in a the Residential Aged Care sector
  • 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
  • understanding of and empathy with the values and ideals of the Brotherhood.

The is a casual position and hours will be on an as required basis. Salary will be between $42.83 per hour for casuals plus 25% casual loading based on skills and experience. Attractive salary packaging provisions are available. 

For further information about the role please view the Trainer / Assessor position description (PDF, 241kb) or phone Mark Boer on 03 9288 9910.

To apply

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

Email written applications to: recruitment(at)

Applications Close: Friday, 25 January 2019 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.

The Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) acknowledges and understands its obligations under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and recognises that all children and young people have the right to be treated with respect and care, and to be safe from all forms of abuse. BSL has a zero tolerance towards child abuse.
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