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Learning and Development Advisor


Reference: 4759079

  • Thomastown location
  • Full time/fixed term opportunity
  • Work in the not for profit sector
  • Develop a competency framework to be proud of

Are you skilled in Learning and Development professional and looking to work in the community services sector?

Kids are at the heart of everything we do. We are a transformational agency, who believe passionately in holistic integrated practice and are dedicated to ensuring effective evidence-based services are in place. Our story began in 1896. Originally known as Children's Protection Society (CPS), Kids First help children, young people and families throughout Victoria. We believe all children and young people thrive in resilient, strong and safe families and communities. As one of the most experienced independent child welfare agencies in Victoria, we are proud to be a future focused, agile agency at the forefront of change in the sector.

Where do you fit into this?

We are looking for an experienced and passionate professional to help develop and embed our competency framework across the agency. The main focus is to identify all key competencies needed within all areas of work, by liaising directly with our professional teams. The competency framework will be key to supporting all stages of the employee life cycle, with recruitment, probationary processes, supervision and annual appraisal processes measured against the competencies identified.

In doing so, this will develop an environment where all employees can do their best work, feel heard, receive open communication and feel valued.

Does this sound like you?

You need to be very passionate about learning and development and hold tertiary qualifications in Human Resources Management and/or Learning and Development (Training). A Certificate IV in Training and Assessment would also be very beneficial. A background in community services or not for profit will be very highly regarded. This role will ensure there is a high level of collaboration with all disciplines across the agency and as such will need to have exceptional interpersonal skills. You will also hold extraordinary IT skills and be comfortable in developing training programs and delivering them to your audience.

In exchange for your care, dedication and hard work, we'll care for you.

We offer generous salary packaging and leave options including 5 days family violence leave, cultural and compassionate leave, 3 ex-gratia Christmas leave days, flexible working hours, supported study leave, staff wellbeing program and so much more. You'll also have our full, unwavering support while you're changing the lives of families, children and young people every day, in every way.

Don't delay - apply now!

Applications Close: 22 Jul 2019