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Training Manager

St John Ambulance

St John Ambulance Australia (VIC) has served the community for over 135 years. We work for the service of humanity, existing to help those who are in sickness, distress, suffering or danger.

Running in excess of 4600 events per year, our dedicated volunteer membership is the lifeblood of the organisation, providing first aid and medical services to those in need at public events and emergencies. As a result of increasing community demand and output, as well as internal staff promotion, we are seeking a dynamic professional with operational experience.

The Training Manager exists within the Event Health Services structure of St John and is responsible for ensuring the delivery of training, both accredited and non-accredited, is provided to members in a professional, engaging, timely and accessible manner.

As well as day to day management, this role will lead and have influence in projects and strategic initiatives to enhance the organisation and provide increased outputs across all metrics; training, preparing and equipping St John team members to meet the increasing and dynamic needs of the community. This role will also manager our Volunteer Recognition Coordinator, which is a vital role in the development and implementation of the reward and recognition programs for volunteers at St John.

Essential Skills and Attributes (Selection Criteria):

  • Demonstrated experience leading, developing and implementing training needs for large workforces.
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40116). If you possess the TAE40110, you must also have achieved the two additional units of TAELLN411 and TAEASS502.
  • Strong experience and knowledge of RTO compliance.
  • Flexible with working hours with some capacity to work after hours and weekends.
  • Effective communication skills when dealing with internal staff, management, volunteers and customers.
  • Ability to multi-task and work well under pressure, and consistent delivery of objectives within agreed timeframes.
  • Interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with influence.
  • Highly organised with excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to be proactive and maintain motivation.
  • Ability to work with a sense of urgency in a fast-paced environment
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office skills (Word and Excel)
  • Willingness to undertake a current Police Check and Working with Children Check.

Previous experience working with budgets/P&Ls and volunteers would be highly regarded.

St John offers a variety of benefits including tax free salary packaging options, wellness programs, free breakfast and fruit at branch, discount cards, career development and training, leadership programs, staff excellence awards/recognition programs and an active social club.

St John Ambulance is an Equal Opportunity Employer and as an organisation that regularly works with children, St John believes that all children have the right to be emotionally and physically safe at all times. St John is committed to identifying, mitigating and managing risk to children through a preventative and risk management approach.

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