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Training Officer

Employer: Working Women's Centre SA Inc.
Work Type/s: Casual
Classification/s: Education & Training, Unions & Workers Rights, Family Services
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Adelaide

Job posted on: 08 March, 2019.
Applications close: 22 March, 2019. (Expired)

The Working Women’s Centre Inc is a not for profit organisation that provides an industrial service to vulnerable working women and people. The centre was established in 1979 and has been advising, supporting and advocating for vulnerable women and people for 40 years. The centre provides support, advice and representation to women who face issues in their employment in both federal and state jurisdictions.

The Centre also provide workplace training programs for employers on issues that effect vulnerable workers.

The position is casual position with a view to establishing an ongoing fee for service training service to support a full time permanent role. Employment conditions are specified in the Working Women’s Centre Inc Enterprise Agreement 2018. All positions at the Centre are dependent on funding.


  • $45.92 an hour plus casual loading;
  • 11.5% superannuation contributions;
  • Flexible workplace;
  • Hours dependent on training sessions but minimum engagement of 3 hours.

Working Women’s Centre Objectives

  • Enhance women and vulnerable people’s participation in, and contribution to, workplace arrangements that improve their economic prosperity and welfare.
  • Increase women and vulnerable people’s knowledge of the legal, policy, and institutional frameworks that promote workplace reform; employment conditions; fair and efficient arrangements for remuneration and safe work.
  • Provide a safety net of industrial relations related services to women and vulnerable people who are otherwise unable to access them.
  • Enhance work-related services provided by other organisations to women and vulnerable people.

A Training Officer of the Centre is responsible to the Director for the development and facilitation of workplace training programs.


  • Develop, conduct and maintain training materials relating to but not limited to sexual harassment, workplace bullying and domestic and family violence training.
  • Working with the Director develop training programs with respect to Workplace Bullying, Sexual Harassment and general OHS training in the workplace.
  • Working with the Director identify and develop training opportunities in accordance with the Centre’s Strategic Plan.
  • Work within and link the training to the relevant legislation, e.g. Fair Work Act, Work Health Safety, Return to Work and discrimination legislation.
  • Maintain WWC SA record keeping and reporting requirements for the fee for service training project.
  • Ensure that WWC SA training, policy and other relevant materials are of a high professional standard, informed by a clearly identified evidence base and appropriately branded.
  • When required by the Director, work with relevant stakeholders (including unions, Office for Women, Our Watch, White Ribbon, Australia’s National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety, Women’s Safety Services SA, Domestic Family Violence, Work Aware) to advise, report and inform up to date, evidence based training and services.
  • Ancillary duties as directed by the Director.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Demonstrated understanding and experience of contemporary management practices across government, local government, private and not for profit sectors.
  • Demonstrated understanding and experience of relevant workplace relations frameworks with regard to workers with experiences of domestic and family violence.
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver high level training in workplaces.
  • Demonstrated cultural competence, gender analysis, familiarity with and practice of intersectionality and commitment to social justice and human rights principles especially in relation to workplaces.
  • Demonstrated ability to cultivate relevant networks and relationships with external organisations;
  • Demonstrated high level written and oral communication skills;
  • Demonstrated experience in negotiating with organisational representatives
  • Ability to provide regular reports to the Director on bookings, workload and time allocation.
  • Ability to participate in and contribute to networking opportunities and activities including public speaking as required by the Director.
  • Ability to deliver training within budget, which ensures a financial return to WWC SA.


  • Demonstrated ability to conduct specialised Violence Against Women training tailored for a range of audiences and workplaces.
  • Relevant training qualifications.

Travel within South Australia and interstate may be required.

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