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Trainer & Assessor – Public Training

An opportunity exists for a highly motivated individual?to join the Life Saving Victoria as a Trainer and Assessor.  We seek a training professional with exceptional presentation skills, enthusiasm and passion for education to join our dedicated team.

Life Saving Victoria is Vi6,000 volunteer members, servicing the Victorian community. Its mission is to prevent aquatic related death and injury across all Victorian communities. We strive to provide all Victorians with skills in water safety, swimming and resuscitation, along with access to safe beaches, inland water environments and aquatic venues.

LSV is a nationally recognised Registered Training Organisation (RTO) delivering training and assessment to a wide range of client groups located across regional and metropolitan areas. LSV delivers a selection of short courses focusing predominantly on first aid, emergency response and water safety across the state both in metro Melbourne and regionally. Included in the courses currently offered by LSV is both accredited and non-accredited training.

We seek the services of a personable and passionate?trainer,?who makes training interesting for learners, to join our dedicated team delivering short courses both accredited and non-accredited, focusing predominantly on first aid, emergency response and water safety.Ideal candidates: we seek a training professional with exceptional presentation skills and demonstrated experience.? You will enjoy working with a diverse client base with a passion to educate in these important life skills.

Specific requirements:?must have Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40116 or equivalent) and the ability to maintain current relevant qualifications and professional development evidence in line with ASQA / VET requirements and LSV structures.

Vocational specialties: One or more of the following;

  • SISSS00111 Pool Lifeguard
  • HLTAID006 Advanced First Aid
  • Inland Waterways Life Saving Certificate or equivalent nationally recognized qualification(s)
  • Surf / Beach Bronze Medallion or Community Surf Lifesaving Certificate

Personal attributes: demonstrated ability to deliver excellent customer service and to overcome obstacles and ‘make things happen’. You will be flexible, be able to co-ordinate on the run to get the best outcomes for your clients. ?You will be detail orientated and able to work to deadlines.?You will be a team player with a friendly demeanor.

Communication skills: ?sound communication, including well-developed written and oral skills. You will have the ability to communicate effectively to a variety of stakeholders including clients, compliance team and internal teams.

The successful applicants will need to demonstrate success in delivering training and assessment in the suite of short courses LSV provides and a track record of maintaining accurate and timely records.

This is a 12-month fixed-term / fulltime position.

Committed to providing a flexible and diverse workplace, Life Saving Victoria will provide a positive work environment, variety, great office amenities and facilities, based on the beach in Port Melbourne.

LSV Position Description – Trainer

For further information please contact? Hiring Manager Erin Colins  on 9676 6955 or erin.collins@lsv.com.au

Applications close 2nd March 2020

To be considered for this position, please forward your application with a covering letter, ensuring you address the key role criteria to:? Recruitment Manager via email to recruitment@lsv.com.au

 

Volunteer Support Officer – Central Area 

You will work with an allocated 57 Clubs across the state, supporting more than 36,000 volunteer members, servicing the Victorian community. 

We achieve this by working with our members, communities, educational institutions, governments, and other organisations in the provision of best practice education, training, surveillance and rescue and risk management services. 

You will be responsible for building and maintaining mutually beneficial and cooperative relationships of support between clubs, area officers and the state centre.  You will also be supporting the clubs and membership across the state with integration and support of administration, infrastructure, IT systems, lifesaving services and reporting systems including troubleshooting, training and guidance. 

The Key Outcomes of the role include; 

Relationship Management – to foster positive and supportive relationships with clubs, committees, local councils and members. 

Administration Capabilities – support the development of clubs efficiencies and independence in regard to their volunteer administrative capabilities through IT training, enhancement of systems and advice. Support activities and processes required to maintain affiliation with Life Saving Victoria 

Club & Volunteer Support – supporting club committees, area officers and state officers, with tools, networks, resources and advice and transition and succession planning. 

Resourcing & Support – supporting clubs and members with resources and engagement to enhance capabilities through IT support and training, 

Supporting Activities – support and promote clubs, local area activities, including; sport, membership and leadership, training, lifesaving state services, to support member retention, development, upskilling and increase club capabilities. 

With a continuous improvement mind-set, you will take an analytical approach to troubleshooting, with the ability to clearly demonstrate outcomes. You will be able to manage your own time to achieve key outcomes and prioritise multiple projects and needs, including those of clubs, volunteers and Life Saving Victoria. 

You will have demonstrated ability to successfully communicate with various groups both internally and externally of a typical Life Saving Club operation. 

We seek motivated, proactive thinkers, who enjoy working in a team environment. The successful applicant will have sound knowledge of volunteer support and club development, with demonstrated customer service and communication skills, and a flexible, “can do” attitude. 

Previous experience as an officer in a sporting, emergency service or volunteer organisation would be advantageous.  Qualification with units of competency in support/administration and Certificate IV in Training and Assessment desirable.  Current Victorian Drivers License and a Working with Children Check or the ability to obtain one is essential. 

You will need to be available for regular weekends during peak summer period and some regional travel will be required, with a car to be provided as part of the package. 

This is a full time fixed term role. 

Position Description

Committed to providing a flexible and diverse workplace, Life Saving Victoria will provide a fabulous work environment, variety, work/life balance, great office amenities and facilities.  

For further information please contact Hiring Manager David Potter on?9676 6948 or david.pottter@lsv.com.au 

Applications close 9 February 2020. 

To be considered for this position, please forward your application with a covering letter, ensuring you address the key criteria to: Recruitment Manager via email to: recruitment@lsv.com.au 

 

 Trainer – Marine License (EOI)

LSV is inviting expressions of interest (EOI) for Trainers in Marine License.

LSV are in the process of applying to becoming an ‘Approved Training Provider (ATP)’ for the Marine License (and PWC endorsement) training course. The application is to Marine Safety Victoria (MSV), who are the responsible authority in this area.

Becoming an ATP will enable LSV to:

  • Deliver the marine license course a fee for service
  • Deliver the course to eligible Members at no cost

As part of the application process, we are calling for expressions of interest for persons wishing to deliver the course.

The course is classroom based (4 hours).

Delivery will occur as part of the Public Training team under a casual ‘Training Officer’ employment contract.

The role of the Trainer is to oversee the training delivery and assessment activities.

To be eligible, Members must;

  • Hold a current Cert IV TAE 40116
  • Hold a current Victorian driving license
  • Hold a current Victorian marine license (and PWC endorsement)
  • Hold a current working with children check
  • Be prepared to sign a standard MSV Deed of Confidentiality
  • Be prepared to undertake continuous professional development

For further information or to apply, please send a CV, along with evidence of your Cert IV, License (car, marine and PWC) to recruitment@lsv.com.au for consideration.

Applications close 5 January 2020

 

Volunteer Support Officer (VSO) – Volunteer Training

An exciting opportunity exists for a highly motivated Trainer with development experience to join our dedicated team.  You will have outstanding people skills, advanced training skills, with exceptional presentation skills, enthusiasm and passion for education

The VSO – Volunteer Training will support, develop and maintain Life Saving Victoria’s (LSV) organisational Training standards and policies within Life Saving Clubs across Victoria, through the provision of training delivery, support, supervision and mentoring.

The role will foster a collaborative relationship between Clubs, Area Training and Assessment Officers, State Officers and Training and Assessment Executive, whilst adhering to pre-determined principles for Volunteer Training.

You will be responsible for providing expertise, identifying and supporting Training and Assessment development opportunities within Life Saving Clubs, ensuring capability in the facilitating of courses, programs and workshops, as required.

Joining the Volunteer Training team, the successful candidate will have a focus on delivering high quality outcomes in a timely manner for our Clubs and Volunteers, whilst ensure best practice and compliance.

This position will ideally suit a training professional with good understanding of Vocational Education and Training.  You will have previous demonstrated experience in support and/or development in training and assessment capability building.

Must have Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40116) and the ability to maintain current relevant qualifications and professional development evidence in line with ASQA / VET requirements and LSV structures.

Previous experience in a member based organisation preferred and a real want to support and make a difference.   Some regional travel will be required.

This is a full time / fixed term role

Committed to providing a flexible and diverse workplace, Life Saving Victoria will provide a positive work environment, variety, great office amenities and facilities.

LSV Position Description – Volunteer Support Officer – Volunteer Training

For further information please contact Hiring Manager Micah Spedding on 9676 6933 or  micah.spedding@lsv.com.au

To be considered for this position, please forward your application with a covering letter, ensuring you address the key role criteria to: Recruitment Manager via email to recruitment@lsv.com.au 

Applications close 5 January 2020

Driver / Owner Drivers (casual/contractor)

An opportunity exists motivated and energetic individuals, with great customer services skills to join the Life Saving Victoria team as Driver / Owner Drivers (casual/contractor) for the peak Summer period.

You will become part of a small pool of drivers supporting our Supply Chain Team to deliver equipment and craft across the state to our staff, volunteers and clients.

We are seeking self-motivated and enthusiastic individuals to join our team to assist with delivery of to aquatic facilities, schools and Life Saving Clubs both metro and regionally.

You will be proactive thinker who enjoys working in a team environment, you will possess good customer service skills, excellent communication skills and strong attention to detail and quality. Some basic understanding lifesaving and/or of the aquatics industry would be advantageous.

The be a successful applicant will have good driving record and a flexible, “can do” attitude.  Current Victorian Driver’s License and a Working with Children Check or the ability to obtain one is essential.

You will have a level of fitness to load and unload deliveries with some flexibility for deliveries Mon – Sun, on a non regular basis.

This would ideally suit a retired or semi retired individuals or those looking for non-regular times/days casual work, located both metro and regionally.

Committed to providing a flexible and diverse workplace, Life Saving Victoria will provide a great work environment, and variety.

For further information please contact Emma Atkins – General Manager – People on 9676 6912 or emma.atkins@lsv.com.au

Applications close 26th December 2019

To be considered for this position, please forward your application with a covering letter, ensuring you address the key criteria to:  Recruitment Manager via email to: recruitment@lsv.com.au

Trainers & Assessors (Pool Lifeguard) – Casual 

TRAINER & ASSESSOR RECRUITMENT METRO & REGIONAL LOCATIONS 

Exciting opportunity exists for a highly motivated and energetic individuals to join Life Saving Victoria in Trainer and Assessors. We seek a training professional with exceptional presentation skills, enthusiasm and passion for education to join our dedicated team 

Life Saving Victoria (LSV) is a nationally recognised Registered Training Organisation (RTO) delivering training and assessment to a wide range of client groups located across regional and metropolitan areas. 

You will be part of a team delivering a selection of short courses both accredited and non-accredited, focusing predominantly on first aid, emergency response and water safety.  We are currently looking for personable and passionate trainers who makes training interesting for learners.  

We have a current intake for casual positions, to join a pool of trainers delivering across the state. Become one of our training team based across the state delivering short courses both metro and regionally. 

Target locations/ regions: 

– Metropolitan Melbourne
– Greater South East Melbourne
– Far North – i.e. Echuca and Shepparton
– Far North East – i.e. Wangaratta, Wodonga,Benalla
– Far West -i.e. Warrnambool, Horsham, Portland
– Far North West – i.e. Mildura, Swan Hill

Ideal candidates: we seek training professionals with exceptional presentation skills and demonstrated experience. You will enjoy working with a diverse client base with a passion to educate in these important life skills. 

Specific requirements: Applicants must have a current Training and Assessment qualification, current vocational qualifications and the ability to maintain current relevant qualifications and professional development evidence in line with ASQA / VET requirements and LSV structures. 

Training and Assessment Qualification:  

– the TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, OR
– the TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, plus:
– either TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills, or its successor, or TAELLN401A Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills, and either TAEASS502 Design and Develop Assessment Tools, or its successor, or
– TAEASS502A Design and Develop Assessment Tools, or TAEASS502B Design and Develop Assessment Tools, OR
– a diploma or higher level qualification in adult education.

Vocational qualifications:  

– SISSS00111 Pool Lifeguard AND
– HLTAID003 Provide First Aid

Personal attributes: demonstrated ability to deliver excellent customer service and to overcome obstacles and ‘make things happen’. You will be flexible, be able to co-ordinate on the run to get the best outcomes for your clients.

Communication skills: Sound communication, including well-developed written and oral skills. You will have the ability to communicate effectively to a variety of stakeholders. 

The successful applicants will need to demonstrate success in delivering training and assessment in the suite of short courses LSV provides and a track record of maintaining accurate and timely records.

Committed to providing a flexible and diverse workplace, Life Saving Victoria will provide a positive work environment.  

For further information please contact Recruitment on 03 9676 6912 or recruitment@lsv.com.au  

To be considered for this position, please forward your application with a covering letter, ensuring you address the key role criteria to: Recruitment Manager via email to recruitment@lsv.com.au 

Receiving Applications Now

 

Volunteer Opportunities

The Membership and Leadership (M&LD) Executive

The Membership and Leadership (M&LD) Executive is currently seeking expressions of interest from experienced and interested members to provide expertise and leadership in two revised portfolios on the MLD Executive for the 2019/20 season and beyond.

Positions Open: Female Leadership Network Coordinator

The Female Leadership Coordinator role is responsible for leading and supporting the coordination of Female Leadership Network (FLN) Panel.  Responsible for the governance portfolio for LSV’s FLN and to be the direct connect into the MLD Executive and MLDC.

The M&LD Executive would request if any suitably qualified members are interested in the positions, to submit an expression of interest by clicking here, by no later than  5 January 2020.

Should you require any further information please do not hesitate to contact Emma Atkins via emma.atkins@lsv.com.au or 9676 6912

Once EOI close, they will be reviewed, and members contacted shortly thereafter.

 About the LSV Female Leadership Network

In June 2013 Life Saving Victoria launched the Female Leadership Network (FLN), with a mission to bring females from all facets of the organisation together to inspire and be inspired. We hoped to encourage a cultural change by championing positive female role models, supporting female leadership and personal development and by providing females an opportunity to network and share.

The FLN is open to all females over 18, including both staff and volunteer members. The FLN continues to grow and provide to the LSV community through keynote sessions, networking events, member training and professional development opportunities. FLN supports state and international scholarships. FLN has an ongoing active online presence through the ‘LSV Female Leadership Network’ Facebook Group.

The inclusion of Male Champions of Change within FLN was in important and essential step in building awareness of gender equality and ensuring a cultural change within Lifesaving. FLN sessions are now attended by male champions of change.

For further details about the FLN: http://lsv.com.au/clubs-members/leadership/female-leadership-network/

 

Industry Opportunities

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Development Opportunities

Member Protection Officer workshop

Life Saving Victoria will be hosting Member Protection Officer workshop, which intended to assist club officers to undertake and be confident in their roles.

The workshops will be held at Life Saving Victoria and delivered by Morgan Landers.

We strongly encourage Club President’s, Member Protection Officers, Grievance Officers and applicable club committee roles to attend.

Member Protection Officer (MPO) Workshop

Session 1: Life Saving Victoria

Saturday 18th January

12:00pm – 3:00pm (3 hours)

Session 2: Life Saving Victoria

Thursday 20th February

6:00pm – 9:00pm (3 hours)

Pre-work: The online components of the course are free and available at learning.ausport.gov.au
Suggested Audience: Club MPO’s, Club Committees and Grievance Officers
Notes: Food and refreshments will be provided

 

REGISTRATIONS

Please click here to register for workshop/s.

Registrations close Friday, 10 January 2020

 

Blue Connections Session Fourteen: Trust Your Gut

Keynote Speaker: Ian Hunt – MICA Paramedic and Area Manager, Ambulance Victoria (AV) 

Date: Thursday 30th January 2020 @ 6.30pm (for 7pm start), LSV State Centre

Download Flyer HERE

Session Overview

“Adjusting Plan A is my Plan B”

Welcome to Blue Connections 2020. We begin the new year with a really relevant and thought provoking session with Ian Hunt as he challenges you to trust your gut and back yourself.

Please join us, as we hear from the accomplished and engaging leader Ian Hunt, MICA Paramedic and Area Manager with 31 years of service to Ambulance in Victoria (AV).

Skilled in the full spectrum of emergency management from anticipation to recovery, Ian is very well placed to present Blue Connections session 14 – ‘Trust Your Gut’.

With focuses on team work, interagency cooperation, sacrifice and the common goal, Ian will demonstrate that “trust and being comfortable being uncomfortable, will give anyone strength to keep going.”

Session topics include:

  • Responding to a major incident – Victorian Bush fires 2009
  • Reflective practice – when were you under pressure?
  • Expect the unexpected – Thunderstorm Asthma
  • Know your plans – how were they built, and do they always work?
  • Know your team – you know what the best team looks like, but what if they’re not available
  • How do we learn – was that really a mistake?

About Ian

An experienced leader in the pre-hospital & emergency management fields, Ian holds extensive knowledge and experience in State, Regional, and Incident command roles for major emergencies such as floods, fires, and community health emergencies.

Along with completing a Master of Emergency Management, more recently Ian has applied leanings, knowledge and experience to the response to many major planned and unplanned events.

Some of Ian’s experience with AV includes:

  • Current Area Manager Metro
  • Manager Emergency Management
  • Team Manager Metro
  • Health Commander for incidents;
    • Yarrawonga-Mulwala Tornado Response
    • Numurkah Hospital Flood Evacuation
    • 2009 Victorian Bush fires – Hume Region

Session Registration: REGISTER HERE

Single Session $25 per registration

Complimentary Beveridge and light refreshments will be provided on arrival!

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