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Trainer & Assessor

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 skillsenthusiasm and passion for education to join our dedicated team. 

Life Saving Victoria is Victoria’s peak Water safety and Lifesaving organisation with 57 Clubs across the state, supporting more than 35,000 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. 

Position Description

For further information please contact Hiring Manager Amy Gorecki on 9676 6955 or amy.gorecki@lsv.com.au  

Applications close 11th November 2019 

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 

 

Lifesaving Operations – Technical Officer

A great opportunity exists for a skilled and knowledgeable Technical Officer to join Life Saving Victoria in this newly created role to provide expert advice, diagnose and resolve faults and provide technical oversight of LSV’s operational communications network.

You will work with our lifesavers, lifeguards, other emergency service agencies and service providers to ensure the development, delivery and maintenance of operational communication services to the state.

Life Saving Victoria is Victoria’s peak Water safety and Lifesaving organisation with 57 Clubs across the state, supporting more than 35,000 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.

The LSV Communications Centre (LSVComms) provides communications support for all patrolling members and services.  LSVComms Operators are responsible for receiving and processing all emergency and non-emergency statewide radio and telephone communications.  They play a crucial role in the coordination of an effective statewide Lifesaving service.

The role will be responsible for providing the LSV operational communications team specialist advice regarding the application of sector wide operational communication platforms for use in Alerting, Dispatch, Incident Management and Incident reporting to meet defined operational requirements.

The role is supporting the LSV operational communications team and ensuring a high level of customer satisfaction with the operational communications service offerings to the organisation.  This role requires the dynamic identification, planning and delivery of services to support operational requirements.

We are seeking an innovation individual with a sound understanding of the operational communication and information system platforms of the Victorian Emergency Service Sector.  With experience managing service providers delivering large radio networks and a working knowledge of Computer Aided Dispatch and Operational Communications systems

Key Selection Criteria;

Ideal candidate: this position would ideally suit a strong technical officer with a sound understanding of the operational communication and information system platforms of the Victorian Emergency Service Sector.  You will have excellent customer service skills with a strong knowledge of incident and emergency management and the communications support.  You will have experience liaising with key stakeholders and analysing and implementing user experience improvements.

Specific requirements:  Previous experience with the use of technical fault-finding methodology, with the ability to identify and manage priorities of complex network and equipment faults.   You will have experience and a sound understanding of managing service providers delivering large radio networks and a working knowledge of Computer Aided Dispatch and Operational Communications systems. You will have experience conducting and documenting site assessments, performing quality assurance inspections and overseeing decommissioning equipment.  You will have  proven success meeting deadlines, operating under pressure and be comfortable multitasking.

Personal attributes: demonstrated ability to deliver excellent customer service and to overcome obstacles and ‘make things happen’. You will possess strong interpersonal and communication skills.  You will be detailed orientated, with demonstrated success in working to deadlines.   You will be flexible with availability after hours and some weekends during peak season, willing to work both within an office environment and onsite (beaches, events, life saving clubs)

Communication skills:  You will have exemplary interpersonal and influencing skills with a demonstrated ability to effectively consult and work with a range of stakeholders to achieve beneficial outcomes.

Committed to providing a flexible and diverse workplace, 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 – Lifesaving Operations Officer – Technical Officer V1.0

For further information please contact the Hiring Manager: Todd Richards on 9676 6900 or todd.richards@lsv.com,au

Applications close Sunday the 27th October 2019.

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

 

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 27th October 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.

Given the changing needs of the membership, the MLD Executive as endorsed by the MLD Council and LSV Board have revised two positions on the MLD Executive and is now seeking expressions of interest for these vacant roles;

The two positions are:

The Member Wellbeing Coordinator will coordinate and work with the MLD Executive, LSV Staff and other Executives to promote, develop and implement new resources, training, policies and process to enhance and improve the wellbeing of all members across key pillars • Mental Health • OH&S • Member Protection • Lifestyle

The Masters Development Programs Coordinator will be responsible for the development, facilitation, connection and delivery of master’s programs, from both LSV and external organisations. Identify and facilitate programs to support leadership and skill development, retention and membership recruitment for all volunteers, with a direct connection into other LSV volunteer executives.

Note: positions would be open for election again in August 2020, unless otherwise noted.

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 20th October 2019.

Should you require any further information please do not hesitate to contact Emma Atkins via recruitment@lsv.com.au or 9676 6900

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

 

Industry Opportunities

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Development Opportunities

Blue Connections Session 10 – Growth Mindset

Date: Wednesday 2 October 2019
Time: 6:30pm for 7:00pm start
Location: Life Saving Victoria,  200 The Boulevard, Port Melbourne
Keynote Speaker: Daniel Dymond – Performance Psychologist
Topic: Growth Mindset

Cost: $25, light dinner and drink served on arrival 

Buy tickets here

Session Overview

Join us for an evening of development and networking with the backdrop of Port Phillip Bay, sharing insights with water safety enthusiasts and like-minded people from across our state!

Become confident that you have what it takes to mentally enable your skills to shine through. Let go of struggling to perform and learn to thrive in the moments that matter. Commit to cultivating a mind that will help you in emotionally charged moments.

Join us and hear from one of Australia’s most progressive performance psychologists, Daniel Dymond as he navigates us through the importance of growth mindset, sharing insights and offering strategies, to ‘Perform at Your Best in High Stakes Environments.’

Session topics include:

Competence Vs confidence
The benefits of learning to grow uncomfortably
Performing with pressure
Dropping your armour, picking up courage

About Daniel

As one of Australia’s most progressive performance psychologists, Daniel specialises in assisting people to fulfill their potential when it matters most.

Daniel combines up-to-date neuroscience and psychology with performance strategies used by the most successful athletes and coaches and delivers this in an energetic, creative and easily digestible way.

Daniel works in performance every day and understands the pressures and opportunities that occur in these intense, unique environments. He is well-positioned to help others to perform in moments that matter; bringing their attention, energy, and commitment to actions inline with performance.

Daniel is currently Director of The Performance and Sport Psychology Clinic where he works with a variety of elite and aspiring athletes as well as businesses and community. Daniel also currently works with:

Adelaide Football Club
Golf Australia

Some of the success Daniel’s clients have had include: Olympic qualifications, World Championship medals, WTA tour titles, World records, National titles and Executive/high-performance job attainment.

SLSA National Leadership College

The National Leadership College (NLC) is an annual leadership and development program recognising young leaders in Surf Life Saving aged between 20 and 30 years old. 

The NLC provides an exciting opportunity for members within the movement to further develop their leadership skills and continue to positively contribute to the success of SLS. As well as learning new skills and create opportunities for personal growth, it will also provide an opportunity to network with likeminded members from across Australian. 

Date: 2 – 8 February 2020

Applications close: Monday, 14 October 2019

For further information and how to apply see Circular 076.09.19

 

Open Water Grey Medallion (OWGM) Trainer Workshops

LSV is inviting interested trainers and facilitators to a newly created Open Water Grey Medallion (OWGM) training workshop. This new offering will provide trainers with the skills and knowledge to deliver an Open Water Grey Medallion program for their local community. 

Open Water Grey Medallion Training Workshops will be delivered at three locations on the following dates; 

  • Mentone Life Saving Club – Sunday, 27 October 2019 
  • Torquay Surf Life Saving Club – Sunday, 10 November 2019 
  • Mount Martha Life Saving Club – Sunday, 17 November 2019

LSV will be delivering all three courses at no cost, representing our ongoing commitment to reducing the drowning rate in the over 55 demographic

For further information and to register for one of the OWGM Trainer Workshops see Circular 088.09.19

 

Blue Connections Session 11 – Mental Health

To close out October Mental Health Month and Kick off Mo-vember, join us for positive and important conversation! 

Join us for this special breakfast event, with the incredibly engaging and down to earth Lance Picioane from Love Me Love You, who will present a thought provoking, meaningful and inspiring mental health strategy session through connecting participants to his story as he moves through well-being and reflection exercises to equip participants to start positive conversations and live their best life.

“By fostering a positive change through awareness, education and acceptance we can begin to remove the stigma associated with mental health, drugs, alcohol, eating disorders and life hardships.”

Session Details: 

Keynote Speaker: Lance Picioane – Love Me Love You

Date: Friday 1 November 2019

Location: Life Saving Victoria, 200 The Boulevard, Port Melbourne, 3207

Time: 7:00am for a 7:30am start

Cost: $25, breakfast served on arrival

Register for this event using the following link: https://www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=474453&

?For further information see Circular 077.09.19

Governance 101

Life Saving Victoria (LSV) is pleased to advise the members on the new upcoming Governance 101 Program:? 

  • Are you a newly elected club board or committee member?  
  • Do you aspire to be in a leadership role at your club in the near future?  
  • Or are you a current committee member in need of a refresher on your responsibilities? 

If the answer is Yes, then attending on of the Governance 101 courses is a must.  We strongly encourage all current and aspiring Club and State Committee members to attend. 

Workshop Overview 

This workshop explores the responsibilities associated with embarking on your leadership role with a lifesaving club. You will obtain a greater understanding of the following topic areas: 

  • Understanding the relationship between your club and LSV 
  • How to positively set and maintain club standards 
  • Your legal responsibilities as a club board committee member 
  • Assessing and understanding good governance  
  • Understanding your club board’s role in planning 
  • Oversight and monitoring finances 
  • Identifying your club’s legal structure and framework 
  • Outline roles and responsibilities of the board 
  • Determine where there are conflicts of interest and confidentiality requirements 

 Further details in flyer: Program Flyer 

Session details and to register; 

The sessions will be conducted at the Life Saving Victoria State Centre on the following dates: 

Complimentary refreshments will be provided, there is no charge to participants for this program. 

 

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