Vocational Trainer & Assessor

Nunkuwarrin Yunti’s RTO has an exciting opportunity to be part of a team in assisting with the delivery of training that has a strong SEWB focus.

Location: Adelaide, SA

  • Join  South Australia’s largest provider of Aboriginal Primary Health Care
  • A rare opportunity to support the delivery of accredited training for Aboriginal People
  • Pivotal role, contributing to the organisation’s Training and Assessment functions for accredited training in the area of Aboriginal Social and Emotional Well Being
  • Excellent remuneration circa $68,528 – $73,042 + super + generous salary sacrificing!
  • Excellent work/life balance, including generous leave provisions
  • Convenient office, located in Adelaide’s CBD!

Nunkuwarrin Yunti is the foremost Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation in Adelaide, South Australia, providing health care and community support services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

First incorporated in 1971, Nunkuwarrin Yunti has grown from a welfare agency with three employees to a multi-faceted organisation with over 100 staff who deliver a diverse range of health care and community support services.

Nunkuwarrin Yunti of South Australia Inc is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service, managed by an all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Board whose members are chosen by the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.

About the Organisation

Nunkuwarrin Yunti provides a range of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander programmes which includes:

  • A comprehensive medical service;
  • Community Health Promotion and Education;
  • Towilla Purruttiappendi Program (Healing Our Spirit);
  • Counselling and Social Health Team;
  • Psychology Services
  • Royal Commission into Institutional Abuse Support Services
  • Tobacco and Healthy Lifestyles Team
  • Link Up SA program – case workers and counsellors for members of the stolen generation;
  • Harm Minimisation Team – CNP and Pharmacotherapy
  • Maternal Child Health Team
  • People Development Unit; and
  • Resource Centre and Library.

About the Opportunity

The primary aim of this role is to provided accredited training and assessment for a range of accredited courses aimed at improving workforce capacity and capabilities in the field of Aboriginal Social and Emotional Wellbeing:

Our RTO provides

  • The Diploma of Narrative Approaches for Aboriginal People (Counselling, Group and Community Work); and
  • Other nationally recognised Vocational Educational Training (VET) sector qualifications and short courses from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Training and/or Community Services training packages.

With support from the People Development Unit team, you will contribute to the elevated skills for the Aboriginal Social & Emotional Wellbeing (SEWB) workforce with other Aboriginal community controlled health organisation primarily located in South Australia.

Key functions of the role include

  • Preparing resources for training & assessment as required, and delivering nationally recognised qualifications and accredited training;
  • Assisting in the recruitment of potential students applying for accredited training programs, and supervising student selection processes;
  • Negotiating, engaging and supervising appropriate external training contractors as required;
  • Supporting, monitoring and reviewing students’ learning experience to ensure cultural appropriateness; and
  • Implementing quality assurance processes to ensure the organisation provides quality Training & Assessment, adheres to principles of access and equity and conforms to ASQA requirements.

Some of the training and assessment activities includes across qualification courses, as well as short courses. In addition, the role will encompass contributing to day to day functions, resource development and ASQA compliance support

The successful candidate will be a team player with excellent organisational, communication and time management skills. You will have the proven ability to work with minimal supervision, to identify performance outcomes, plan activities and set priorities to achieve training objectives and meet deadlines. Patience and empathy are vital qualities, as you work to empower others.

This role requires a deep understanding of Aboriginal Community Service and Aboriginal Primary Health Care practise as applied in the context of working with Aboriginal Peoples’.

Additionally, you will possess a Certificate IV Assessment and Workplace Training and a willingness to update this qualification to the current Certificate IV in Training & Assessment with extensive experience in the subject discipline being taught.

Experience in working as a Health and/or Social and Emotional Well Being Practitioner is essential to this role. You will need an analytical mind, self-motivation and confidence to excel in this position.

An applied understanding of Narrative Therapy is strongly sought after.

Please forward your written application and CV to hr@nunku.org.au

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APPLICATION CLOSES ON 31 OCTOBER 2019 at 10.00am (Adelaide time)

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strong encouraged to apply.