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Learning and Development Advisor - Hobart

Employer: Life Without Barriers
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Education & Training, HR & Employment Services, Family Services
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Hobart

Job posted on: 08 February, 2019.
Applications close: 19 February, 2019. (Expired)

  • Opportunity to work for one of Australia's largest Social Purpose organisation
  • Join a national Learning and Development team
  • Great tax benefits and monthly rostered days off

About the Organisation

Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation of 5,600 employees working in more than 440 communities across Australia. We support children, young people and families, people with disability, older people and people with mental illness. We work with people who are homeless and refugees and asylum seekers.   

We want to employ people who reflect the diversity of our clients to ensure we can support each client's individual needs and wants. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability to apply.

About the role

Based in our Hobart office, we are looking for a Learning and Development professional with practice experience in community services, specifically in the Out of Home Care/Foster Care area. We are looking for someone who has the agility to move between projects and deliver outcomes and is passionate about making a difference to our client’s lives through the professional development of our staff. The role will be fast paced and include a range of L&D activities including design, delivery, consulting, data analysis and administrative activities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Deliver core training, review learning programs, and conduct assessments
  • Manage the learning needs analysis for L&D programs and services for employees
  • Assist in the review of current L&D systems and practices
  • Assist in change management to develop confidence and competence in the LWB Learning Management System
  • Develop learning programs, including eLearning
  • Manage the scheduling of L&D Programs
  • Lead and support L&D projects as required
  • Actively contribute to national Learning & Development projects
  • Travel is required throughout Tasmania and Victoria  

Skills & Experience

  • Current Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment OR evidence of significant training and facilitation delivery skills
  • Practice experience within Out of Home Care/Foster Care
  • Demonstrated experience facilitating learning in a community services environment
  • Demonstrated use of a variety of learning and facilitation styles and strategies
  • Experience delivering to pre-existing training materials
  • Demonstrated ability to write learning curriculum from first principles
  • Working knowledge of e-learning
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, consulting and interpersonal skills appropriate to a fast paced environment

Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check.


  • Excellent salary packaging benefits and monthly rostered days off
  • Fantastic leadership with an empowering style
  • National L&D team with an opportunity to make a huge impact


How to apply for this job

This job ad has now expired, and applications are no longer being accepted.