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Education and Development Coordinator

Queensland Nurses and Midwives' Union
  • Permanent full-time position
  • Proud not-for-profit organisation
  • Based in Brisbane with competitive salary & benefits

About the QNMU

The Queensland Nurses and Midwives' Union (QNMU) is the industrial and professional organisation for nurses and midwives working in public and private health and aged care in Queensland. The QNMU seeks to promote and defend the industrial, professional, social, political and democratic interests of over 62,000 members. We have over 170 employees including organisers, professionals and administrative personnel, and manage a multi-million-dollar operating budget.

About the Opportunity

We are currently seeking an experienced and passionate Education and Development Coordinator to join our Education team on a permanent full-time basis. In this position you will report to the Director, Campaigning and Communications and be primarily responsible for coordinating the strategic development of member education. This includes the development and delivery of high-quality evidence-based education programs across a range of delivery channels to support the lifelong learning needs and objectives of QNMU members.

In addition to this, the Education and Development Coordinator is responsible for managing the Education team, including prioritising workflow, maximising outcomes through effective allocation of team resources and providing direction, guidance, support and coaching to team members as well as undertaking operational work in support of team objectives.

This position will also lead the expansion of Continuing Professional Development (CPD), activism training and education programs to ensure they are consistent with the principles of transformational activism.

The Education and Development Coordinator will build partnerships and work collaboratively with a range of internal and external stakeholders as well as develop business opportunities to deliver education packages in addition to the in-house program.

About You

To be successful in this role you will possess:

  • Demonstrated experience leading and coordinating the work of a diverse team in a collegiate and professional work environment, and to motivate teams to produce high quality work
  • Education or training qualification from a recognised tertiary institution
  • Registration with AHPRA and previous experience as a Registered Nurse or Midwife would be advantageous
  • Knowledge and experience in CPD learning pedagogy, design, digital platforms and implementation of CPD learning programs
  • Demonstrated understanding of the role of CPD and regulatory requirements for members to work effectively in a changing health system
  • High-level understanding of the principles and objectives of adult learning, competency development frameworks and program management skills including budgets and the ability to manage multiple programs simultaneously
  • Problem solving skills and the ability to align resources with organisational priorities and objectives
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and contribute to strategic planning and policy design
  • Highly developed verbal and written communication skills coupled with high-level interpersonal skills with the ability to liaise and communicate effectively with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders, individuals and groups in a complex environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a team member and take a collaborative approach to work
  • Demonstrated ability to be self-directed, establish priorities, use initiative and be proactive in raising and dealing with issues
  • An ability to travel away from home for up to five nights at a time and a current driver’s license is required

What we Offer

You will be joining a values driven union which advocates for nurses and midwives and for those in their care. The role offers challenging opportunities and a supportive team environment in addition to a variety of benefits, including:

  • Attractive salary package including salary sacrifice options
  • Work/life balance with flexible working arrangements including accrued days off
  • Health and Wellness initiatives including vaccinations
  • Professional development
  • Access to a free, confidential counselling service through our EAP provider
  • Generous leave entitlements

Further information

If you would like to discuss this opportunity with a QNMU team member, please contact Rebecca Stoodley, Employee Relations Advisor on 07 3099 3251.

For further information about the QNMU, head to our website www.qnmu.org.au

“The QNMU is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages women, people of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island descent, people with a disability and people from non-English speaking backgrounds to be part of an organisation that promotes a diverse and safe workplace environment”. Selection for all vacancies is made based on merit”.

The Queensland Nurses and Midwives’ Union of Employees (QNMU) collects personal information from you for the purpose of your job application during the course of the recruitment and selection process. We usually collect personal information from prospective employees through the application form, from referees or through a recruitment agency. We may disclose your personal information to your referees and other persons you nominate or mention in your application. Where you do not provide us with your personal information, we may not be able to consider your application or engage you as an employee of the QNMU. For information on how you may access or correct your personal information or how you can make a complaint about a breach of the Australian Privacy Principles, please refer to the QNMU Privacy Policy at www.qnmu.org.au.

To access the information package for this position, please refer to the attached information package, or refer to our QNMU jobs page at the following link: www.qnmu.org.au/QNMUJobs or send an email to er@qnmu.org.au using the subject line: Education and Development Coordinator enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Applicants must be Australian citizens or permanent residents.

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