Training & Assessment Officer

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Department: Department of Justice and Community Safety
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Prison and Corrective Services
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DJ9039FEB
Closing Date: 19-Feb-2019
Salary Range: $84,019 - $95,329
Job Duration: 5 months
Attachments: DJ9039 - Training and Assessment Officer - PD.docx (Word, 754KB)

Contact: Judy Cutajar on (03) 8684 1569

Position Details

About us

The Corrections Victoria Prisons Learning & Development team manages specialised projects and provides consultancy services to Corrections Victoria. As part of its consultancy role, CV L&D coordinates and provides support to prison General Managers, Workforce Development Supervisor/Advisors and workplace trainers and assessors.

The team also develops, manages and coordinates the training for CV prison staff and supports the Prison Officer (PO) pre service training programs and squad leaders responsible for the programs.

About the role

The primary function of the Training & Assessment Officer position is to facilitate specialist training sessions for trainee prison officers and prison staff. Working closely with the L&D Consultants, the position will provide support in quality assuring and coordinating training & resources for pre-service programs and in-service programs. The position supports the Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and will assist with enrolments, assessments and provide support in the Certificate III and IV in Correctional Practice qualifications offered to all operational prison staff.

The suitable candidate will possess the necessary skills and knowledge to deliver a variety of programs across prison locations, including regional locations. Programs will include, although not limited to: professional boundaries, ethics, skills reflection, cultural awareness and conflict resolution.

Due to the frequency and location of PO pre service training, this position will be required to travel to and from prison locations, requiring overnight stays where necessary.

About you

As our ideal candidate, you will have:

  • experience in interactive training delivery and the advanced facilitation of groups
  • sound understanding of principles of adult learning and experience with competency-based training and assessment
  • knowledge and understanding of the Prison operating environment.

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.

Please note: When submitting your application online, there will be questions pertaining to a number of the position's Key Selection Criteria to which you are required to respond.

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