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Learning & Development Project Officer


Employer: Centre for Excellence in Child & Family Welfare
Work Type/s: Contract, Full Time
Classification/s: Education & Training, Project Management, HR & Employment Services
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 11 January, 2019.
Applications close: 08 February, 2019.

About the Centre

The Centre is Victoria’s peak body for child and family services.

Working with organisations that support children, young people and families – the Centre provides sector training, facilitates and publishes research, advocates through campaigns and media relations, and sustains ongoing programs focusing on key areas of the Victorian care system.

We include the voice of children and young people and support specific programs for foster care, kinship care, and residential care. We also work and advocate to put children at the centre of civic society and throughout the community.

Learning & Development Unit Summary

The Learning & Development Development Unit delivers accredited and non-accredited training. The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) works closely with the child and family services sector to identify and develop training to meet industry needs. DHHS funds the Centre to manage projects including the Residential Care Learning and Development Strategy (RCLDS), Shared Lives/Step by Step foster care training, Methamphetamine training, and Looking After Children.

We also provide customised and targeted training, responding our sector’s workforce needs.

Position Summary

The Learning & Development Project Officer, under the supervision of the Manager – Learning & Development, coordinates training and professional development activities designed to build workforce knowledge and skills. The role has a strong focus on out-of-home care, specifically residential care, with some event planning for Resi ROCKS and the out-of-home care ball. The Learning and Development Project Officer is also responsible for consulting with the sector to identify training needs, including customised training opportunities.

A full position description is attached below.

How to apply for this job

If you wish to discuss the role or have any questions, please contact Jane Phillips, Manager – Learning & Development on 0423 003 217.

To apply, please forward a covering letter and a statement of max two (2) pages addressing the Key Selection Criteria in the Position Description, together with your current CV to jane.phillips@cfecfw.asn.au, using the subject line: L&D Project Officer application via EthicalJobs.

The Centre acknowledges that our offices sit on the traditional land of the Kulin Nation and we acknowledge the Wurundjeri people who are the traditional custodians of this land. We pay respects to community members and elders past and present. We appreciate and celebrate diversity in all its forms. We believe diversity of all kinds makes our teams, services and organisation stronger and more effective.

The Centre is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Supporting materials  PD - LD Project Officer.pdf