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Seasonal Education Instructors and Leaders

Opportunities exist for energetic and passionate individuals to educate participants in LSV’s key water safety Education programs.

Recruiting for multiple positions state-wide for;

You will supervise and instruct participants (ranging from the ages of 6 to 18) in Life Saving Victoria’s (LSV) community and school based education programs, ensuring an understanding of key messages are delivered in an enthusiastic, professional and safe manner.

Programs are delivered across metro Melbourne (Sorrento – Geelong) beaches, pools, classrooms and inland waterways, with some flexibility for instructors to work preferred venues, shift times and days to fit in with other commitments (work, study, volunteering and family etc.)

Shifts are available predominantly during school hours from October to December (Term 3 & 4) and February to May (Term 1 & 2). Weekend and regional work are also available as well as further opportunities throughout the year.

Further information including position descriptions can be found at; https://lsv.com.au/education/join-our-team/

For more information contact Jessica Acocks via email: edu.staff@lsv.com.au or Phone: (03) 9676 6940

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Applications close Monday 11th of Jan 2021

To be considered for this position, please complete the application form: Application Form

 

Training Manager

We are seeking a highly motivated and energetic Training professional to join the Life Saving Victoria team, to lead, drive and support the Public Training team. We seek an experienced manager with strong people development skills, customer service focus, new business development and a real passion for education.

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 deliver 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.

LSV is also the peak body for water safety in Victoria and provide information, advice, guidance and services in risk management and water safety across the various aquatic environments. The services are guided by research and the State’s drowning statistics and are aimed towards contributing to the organisational mission. Amongst these services are safety assessments, mystery visits, communication and education campaigns and industry consultation.

Reporting to the General Manager, the Training Manager will be focused on the planning, delivery, review and continuous improvement of accredited and non-accredited water safety and first aid training services.

Key expectations include ensuring the highest standard of structured service delivery, adherence to RTO standards / Industry requirements, strategic growth and stakeholder engagement and support.

Ideal candidate: this position would ideally suit a training professional with demonstrated experience in a similar role, with strong people management skills and experience overseeing a large pool of staff. You will enjoy working with a diverse client base with a passion for education and people development. You will be a team player, with a friendly ‘can-do’ attitude and a passion for leading a team to deliver customer service excellence.

Specific requirements: you will have demonstrated experience in vocational education and training, with Certificate IV in Training and Assessment desirable.  You will have strong reporting skills with previous oversight of both budgets and sales targets.  You will have excellent communication skills, with continuous improvement focus.  You will have strong process management skills, with the ability to operate in a high pressure environment. The successful applicant will need to demonstrate success in overseeing the delivering training and assessment.

Personal attributes: you will have a passion for excellent customer service and ability 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 and your team. You will be detail orientated and able to work to deadlines.

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

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

LSV Position Description – Training Manager

For further information please contact Lexi Hilgert on 9676 6944 or lexi.hilgert@lsv.com.au

Applications close 22 November 2020

To be considered for this position, please forward your application with a covering letter, ensuring you address the key criteria to: Application Form

 

Casual Assessment Services Officers

We are seeking highly motivated individuals with exceptional people skills, and strong quality focus and a passion for pool safety and compliance to join the Life Saving Victoria as Assessment Services Officers.

Life Saving Victoria (LSV) is Victoria’s peak body for water safety and is at its heart a Lifesaving organization. As such, LSV is committed to its mission to prevent aquatic related death and injury across all Victorian communities. We strive to provide all Victorians with water safety, swimming, resuscitation, and safe beaches, water environments and aquatic venues.

LSV’s Aquatic Facility and Pool Safety team have been providing expert water safety advice to pool owners and operators for over two decades. The Pool Safety team provide services and expertise able to assist in all aspects of pool safety including facility design, safe operation, supervision, critical incident management and general management consultancy.

The successful candidate will have a focus on delivering high quality Pool Safety Assessments, Desktop Assessment and Mystery Guest Visits of aquatic facilities.

Key Selection Criteria;

Ideal candidate: will have a minimum of 3 years prior experience working in the Aquatic and Recreation Industry and has some management experience with a sound understanding of aquatic risk management and medium to large aquatic facility operations

Specific requirements: you will have current First Aid, Pool Lifeguard and Aquatic Technical Operations certificates, drivers license, as well as ability to obtain a Working With Children Check.

Personal attributes: ability to deliver excellent customer service and interpersonal skills to overcome obstacles and ‘make things happen’. You will have a keen eye for detail and be outcome focused, whilst remaining calm under pressure, with the ability to show a level head.

Communication skills: must have excellent written and oral communication skills with demonstrated ability to write clearly and concisely. You will be able to deliver feedback, support and advice regarding pool safety assessments at both private and public aquatic facilities confidently and respectfully, providing valued expertise to key stakeholders.

Flexible: You will have a flexible, can do attitude with the ability to co-ordinate on the run between internal and external stakeholders. There will be travel both metropolitan and regional.

In return Life Saving Victoria will provide a fabulous work environment, variety, great office amenities and facilities, based on the beach in Port Melbourne.

LSV Position Description – Assessment Services Officer (Casual)

For further information regarding the role please contact the Hiring Manager RJ Houston 03 9676 6913

Applications close 16 November 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 Application Form

 

Casual Logistics Officer/s

Casual role/s available for immediate start with our Supply Chain team with the lead up to the busy summer period.  We seek highly motivated, enthusiastic and energetic people to join our friendly team at Life Saving Victoria as a Logistics Officer.

The logistics team are responsible for stock management, retail support, equipment management, program and course support and warehouse management, servicing all business units, internal staff, volunteers and clients.

We are seeking casual staff with good organisational skills that are able to work to tight deadlines and are not afraid of hard work.

To succeed in this position, you will need to be motivated, energetic, be able to prioritise your work and be a driven Customer focused person. Your role will include a variety of different tasks which will contribute to the smooth running of our warehouse.

This role will involve working as an individual and as part of a team, liaising with clients, volunteers and staff as well as “hands on” manual labour.

To be considered for this position, you will require the following:

  • Loading/Unloading experience,
  • Flexible approach with a “can-do” attitude,
  • Excellent communication skills,
  • Strong attention to detail,
  • Ability to work both individually and in a team environment
  • General computer skills
  • An ability to work under pressure

If you have a wide range of skills and are looking for a multi-faceted challenge then this is the role for you. We offer on-site training and support and provide a challenging and stimulating working environment where you can broaden and develop your skills.

A good understanding of lifesaving and lifesaving equipment preferred good organisation skills and attention to detail needed.

Casual positions available at both Port Melbourne and Carrum Downs – up to 30 hours per week over summer period.

For further information a please contact Hiring Manager – Lexi Hilgert on 03 9676 6944 or recruitment@lsv.com.au

To be considered for this position, please forward your application with a covering letter, ensuring you address the key criteria via our application form: Application Form

 

Casual Driver / Owner Drivers (casual/contractor)

Casual role/s available for immediate start with our Supply Chain team with the lead up to the busy summer period.  We seek highly motivated, enthusiastic and energetic people to join our friendly team at Life Saving Victoria as a Drivers.

The logistics team are responsible for stock management, retail support, equipment management, program and course support and warehouse management, servicing all business units, internal staff, volunteers and clients.

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.

For further information a please contact Hiring Manager – Lexi Hilgert on 03 9676 6944 or recruitment@lsv.com.au

To be considered for this position, please forward your application with a covering letter, ensuring you address the key criteria via our application form: Application Form

Senior Media & Comms Generalist

We have an immediate need for a highly motivated and experienced media and communications professional to join Life Saving Victoria in a fixed term full-time role for 3-6 months to assist for the busy summer period ahead.

You will have previous Government and/or Emergency services experience, with a solid background in reactive media, coordination of media events with excellent writing and proofing skills.

You will be part of a small team that is responsible for the development and delivery of a range of media, public relations, communications and promotional strategies that will support Life Saving Victoria’s (LSV) projects, strategic commitments and its role as an emergency service and state peak body.

We seek a proactive thinker, who enjoys working in a team environment. You will be adaptable with a real ‘can do’ attitude. You will be a people person with great customer service and communication skills.  You will need to be available to be on-call for media enquiries including weekends, particularly over the summer period.  Some regional travel may be required.

This is a great opportunity for someone who thrives in fast paced environment and enjoys rolling up their sleeves for a hands-on role with loads of variety!

Key Selection Criteria

Ideal candidate: media and communications generalist, with exposure to development and delivery of media, communications, PR and promotional services and strategies.  A people person, with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work positively with a diverse range of stakeholders. Strong attention to detail and the ability to juggle multiple competing tasks and priorities are also required.

Specific requirements: an experienced media professional with at least 3 years’ relevant industry experience.  Strong experience in media liaison, both corporate and crisis communication and government liaison essential. You will have a track record of success and some understanding of not for profit, emergency service and/or community-based organisations would also be viewed favourably.

Personal attributes:  You will be solution orientated, with the ability to overcome obstacles and ‘make things happen’. You will have a demonstrated ability to work with a variety of stakeholders to deliver excellent customer service.  You should be able to deal with high pressure and able to demonstrate a passion for the community sector.  A high level of integrity, discretion and empathy is also essential.

For further information please contact Lexi Hilgert on 03 9676 6944 or recruitment@lsv.com.au

Applications close  5th November 2020

To be considered for this position, please complete your application (including a covering letter, ensuring you address the key criteria) here: Application Form

Working for Victoria

Victorian Public Service there are a range of opportunities and the VPS has recently launched a new website Working for Victoria to help Victorians with their job search.

Australia Jobs Hub

In this rapidly changing jobs market the Australian Government is supporting businesses and those Australians looking for work.
Jobs Hub logoWhile many businesses have been adversely affected by COVID-19 and are reducing their workforces, there are some areas of the economy which have an increased demand for workers.This includes jobs in health and care sectors, transport and logistics, some areas of retail, mining and mining services, manufacturing, agriculture and government sectors, among others.

Volunteer Opportunities

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Industry Opportunities

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Development Opportunities

2020/21 Member Welfare TrainingLife Saving Victoria is committed to health, safety and wellbeing of all its members and is dedicated to providing a safe environment for those participating in lifesaving activities and events. We want lifesaving to be fun, enjoyable and safe for all.  Lifesavers are nurtured in and environment that values safety, trust, respect, caring and responsibility.  The environment encourages acceptance, confidence and educated risk taking.

Please see link for a number of upcoming workshop opportunities as part of our Member Welfare Series, these workshops are intended to assist club officers to undertake and be confident in their roles.

All workshops will be held online.

Note we will also be running a number of Youth led workshops, which will be launched shortly.

We strongly encourage Club President’s, Member Protection Officers, Grievance Officers and applicable club committee members and roles in a position of authority to attend.

Member Protection Officer Training (3 hour duration)

The MPO course has been specifically developed for those individuals that volunteer or work in sport who have interest or have been requested to fulfil the role of a Member Protection Information Officer.?? They may be part of a club, state association or a national sports organisation. They can also be freelance. The MPO course comprises of seven online modules and a three hour face-to face workshop.

The online components of the course are free and available at learning.ausport.gov.au

Complaints Handling Training (3 hour duration)

Complaint Handling Workshop is to provide comprehensive, practical and quality training for individuals within sporting clubs and associations that have complaint handling responsibilities.

The Complaint Handling Workshop has been designed to compliment the online training complaint handling available at learning.ausport.gov.au?? ?

Safer Clubs – Creating a Safeguarding Culture (90 min duration)

The aim of this workshop is to provide comprehensive, practical and informative training for individuals within clubs. This seminar is a blend of information including legislative obligations, contemporary risk management strategies and anecdotal evidence that has lead to better practice and cultures within our clubs.

Safer Clubs – Zero tolerance for Bullying, Sexual Harassment & Discrimination (90 min duration)

?A campaign that includes an overview of what is Bullying, what is Sexual Harassment, contemporary cases and why they can occur.   This workshoip will challenges moral/ethical benchmarks, pursues a culture of zero tolerance and champions the rights of all members.

Upcoming Dates and Registration  

Workshop Date & Duration Registration
Member Protection Officer Training

 

Sat 21st November 9am – 12pm Register Here
Thurs 10th Dec 6pm – 9pm
Complaints Handling Training

 

Sun 22nd  November 9am – 12pm
Thurs 17th Dec 6pm – 9pm
Safer Clubs – Creating a Safeguarding Culture Sat 21st November 1pm– 2.30pm
Mon 14th December 7pm – 8.30pm
Safer Clubs – Zero tolerance for Bullying, Sexual Harassment & Discrimination 26th November 7pm – 8.30pm
3rd December 7pm – 8.30pm

 

PRESENTER: MORGAN LANDER, FOUNDER & PRINCIPAL

Morgan’s passion for protecting the vulnerable is second to none. Whilst undertaking a Bachelor Degree in Applied Science (Leisure & Health) through Sydney University, Morgan worked in disability, aged care and children’s residential facilities including Stewart House and Royal Far West Children’s Hospital on Sydney’s northern beaches. From this experience he developed a keen interest in human rights, risk management and the essential professional standards that are needed when working with vulnerable clientele. ?

From a young age and throughout his eight year front-line career, he developed and facilitated informative peer learning in a range of risk management areas. This resulted in a transition to Project Officer roles in the NSW public service including within the NSW Sport & Recreation – Child Protection & Employment Screening Unit, NSW Commission for Children & Young People and the Office of the Children’s Guardian.

Since 2006 he has developed and facilitated insightful and engaging adult learning seminars to a diverse range of industries within the human services and volunteer sectors. His delivery style and risk management knowledge are among his key strengths. Morgan has held recurrent contracts with both the NSW Office of Sport and Queensland Government in Member Protection and Complaint Handling facilitation since 2012.

Morgan continues to be an independent representative on the National Reference Group for Play By The Rules, a role that begun in 2006; has assisted the Australian Sports Commission in risk management, complaint handling and member protection since 2011 and is considered to be one of the leading practitioners in this field.

Morgan holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Leisure & Health) and Certificate IV in Training & Assessment.

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