Workforce Development Supervisor

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Department: Department of Justice and Community Safety
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Prison and Corrective Services
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - Western Metro
Reference: VG/4181B
Closing Date: 02-Feb-2023
Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192
Job Duration: Ongoing
Attachments: Position Description - Workforce Development Supervisor.docx (Word, 545KB)


Contact: John Nesci on 0402 837 184
John.A.Nesci@justice.vic.gov.au

Position Details

  • Provide professional and efficient services that support the Metropolitan Remand Centre's key workforce development function.
  • Ongoing, full-time opportunity to work with a high-performing and passionate team in the Victorian Public Service.
  • VPS Grade 4 - $ $90,067 - $102,192 + superannuation.

The Department of Justice and Community Safety (the department) is seeking a Workforce Development Supervisor to provide leadership for the learning, development, and training function for the Metropolitan Remand Centre (MRC), enabling opportunities for staff to participate in appropriate and relevant development training and working on capability development plans.

About the business unit

The Department of Justice and Community Safety (DJCS) delivers high quality services to Victorians to provide a justice and community safety system that works together to build a safer, fairer, and stronger Victoria. 

Metropolitan Remand Centre (MRC) is a 954-bed maximum-security remand facility based in the Western Suburbs of Melbourne. Prisoners on remand are alleged offenders who were not bailed when charged with a crime and are awaiting the outcome of their court case.

About the role

The Workforce Development Supervisor is responsible for providing professional and efficient services that support the MRC's key workforce development function, strategic goals and directions. The position provides leadership for the learning, development, and training function for the MRC, enabling opportunities for staff to participate in appropriate and relevant development training and working on capability development plans.  The role will also work closely with the MRC executive team and stakeholders to build operational capability.

Compliance with the Australian Quality Training Framework (AQTF) standards, coordination of trainers and assessors, and alignment with the DJCS People and Workplace Services Learning and Development unit will ensure success in this role.

This position requires direct prisoner contact and may involve weekend and public holiday work, remunerated in accordance with the applicable provision of the VPS Determination.

Some of your duties will include:

  • Manage orientation and induction programs, staff competency training and evaluate the appropriateness and effectiveness of these training programs.
  • Manage a multi-disciplinary team of trainers, squad managers and Emergency Response Group (ERG) members in relation to learning and development initiatives.
  • Contribute to the strategic direction of the prison and assist the management team with relevant projects or tasks as requested.

To learn more about this role before applying, please read the attached position description.

About you

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of competency-based training and assessment, including the ability to plan, manage and implement training solutions.
  • Ability to coordinate teams, provide internal consultancy to managers and provide authoritative advice on complex issues.
  • Demonstrated ability to design, facilitate and implement a variety of training programs.
  • Sound understanding of program evaluation techniques.

Qualifications

Certificate IV in Training and Assessment or a relevant qualification is desirable. 

How to apply

Please click the Apply button on this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include national police checks and misconduct screening.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.

FOR INTERNAL VPS EMPLOYEES:

For this particular vacancy, priority consideration applies to Victorian Public Service (VPS) and select employees of the Victorian Public Sector who apply through the Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) jobs board platform.

For all VPS employees, due to the new Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) policy, please apply through the JSE to be eligible to be considered for this position in the first round.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

The department is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its employees consistent with the department's obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (Vic). Therefore, there is a requirement that all DJCS employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to undertake duties outside of their homes.

At interview stage and prior to commencement of employment with the department, you will need to provide evidence that you are vaccinated against COVID-19 with three doses of a COVID-19 vaccine. 

Upon commencement of employment with the department you will be required to provide evidence that you have an up-to-date vaccination status within the timelines specified by the department into the DJCS Service Portal. This includes evidence of three doses of a COVID-19 vaccine required by the department (from time to time).

Acceptable evidence includes:

  • COVID-19 digital certificate or ATAGI exemption certificate (available via your myGov account)
  • Your immunisation history statement (available via your myGov account)

Other documentation outside the above will not be accepted as evidence of having received your COVID-19 vaccine doses.

 


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