Senior Learning and Development Consultant, Child Protection Practice

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Department: Department of Health and Human Services
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Early Childhood
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DHHS/CS/376658
Closing Date: 30-Sep-2018
Salary Range: $95,275 - $115,276
Job Duration: Until 01/07/2020
Attachments: PD 376658 VPS5_Senior L&D Consultant_Sept2018.pdf (PDF, 276KB)
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PD 376658 VPS5_Senior L&D Consultant_Sept2018.doc (Word, 185KB)
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Contact: Natasha Courtney
(03) 9096 0046

Position Details

Number of vacancies available: x 1 Fixed Term - Full Time (until 01/07/2020)

Office Location(s): 50 Lonsdale St, Melbourne Vic 3000
Position Summary:

Senior Learning and Development Consultant

Reporting to the Manager, Child Protection Practice, the Senior Learning and Development Consultant will work as part of a team to design, deliver, review and refine the suite of learning programs provided to the child protection workforce. The role will also consult and negotiate with a range of stakeholders to ensure the content and schedule of the learning programs meet the business requirements.

The role will also contribute to projects across the work team, and provide backup support to other team members with their learning programs.

Are You?

  • An experienced child protection practitioner with an understanding of learning and development?
  • Genuinely collaborative, flexible and outcomes focused?
  • Confident and capable of working with diverse and often senior level stakeholders?

How to Apply:

Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note:

For this role, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document. Applicants are strongly encouraged to review our Careers Page. This page provides information on the department's recruitment and safety screening processes.

Click 'Apply Now' below to submit your interest in this role.
For further information please visit the Department of Health and Human Services website:

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process.

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