Education Officer

Job posted: 10/05/2022
Applications close: 31/05/2022 (Midnight)
12 days remaining

12 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Education and Training

Reference: 26857

Reference: 26857

Occupation: Education and Training

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Education Officer

  • 2 Year, Full Time Contract

  • Monthly ADO

  • Richmond location

  • $74,162.40 - $92,175.20 p.a (based on experience)

Eastern Health

Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.

About the role

Turning Point is a national treatment, research and education centre that provides leadership in the alcohol and drug, gambling and mental health sectors in Victoria and beyond.
Combining innovative research in the clinical, population health and policy fields, with service innovation, surveillance, system enhancements, capacity building and specialist support, Turning Point assists services, communities and the Victorian government to respond to current and emerging alcohol and drug and gambling issues.

Turning Point is part of Eastern Health, the largest public health provider in the eastern suburbs, providing a comprehensive range of high quality acute, sub-acute, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care and community health services. We are also strongly affiliated with Monash University and deliver a number of higher education qualifications in partnership with them.

In this role, you will:

  • Deliver and evaluate education and training programs

  • Deliver education and support programs

  • Liase with a range of stakeholders in the AOD sector

  • Prepare timely and relevant written reports (e.g. for The Department of Health or other publications)

  • Undertake wider administrative duties of the Program as well as the organisation more broadly as required in consultation with the Workforce Development Manager.

About you 

As our ideal candidate, you will have:

  • A content related degree

  • Experience in a relevant field as a teacher/ trainer

  • Experience in the alcohol and drug / mental health field or sound understanding of current alcohol and drug / mental health  issues

  • Preferably a current training and assessment qualification

  • Capacity to design curricula, deliver and evaluate courses

  • Well-developed word processing (Microsoft Office suite), PowerPoint and other computer skills

  • Capacity to conceptualise and manage projects

  • Highly developed written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills

  • Knowledge of the ethical standards required when working with marginalized groups

  • Well-developed oral presentation skills

  • Strong work ethic

Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.

Vaccination against infectious disease is a mandatory requirement of this role.  This offer of employment is conditional on you providing evidence that you are currently vaccinated against COVID-19 & Influenza, prior to commencing employment.

What we offer

Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities

  • Friendly & supportive team

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary packaging options

  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals

Next Steps

If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today!

Please note:

  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury

  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.

  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.

  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.

Eastern Health Values:  Patients First | Agility | Humility | Respect | Kindness | Excellence

**Please note applications will be screened upon receipt and advertising may close prior to the closing date.**

Education Officer

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Fay Staios - (61) 4030 7300
Fay Staios - (03) 8413 8509

Education Officer