Senior Education and Training Officer

Job posted: 07/03/2023
Applications close: 06/04/2023 (Midnight)
10 days remaining

10 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time, Part time

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Education and Training, Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Reference: 29579

Reference: 29579

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Education and Training, Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Senior Education and Training Officer

  • 2-year contract, Full Time and Part Time Positions
  • Richmond location

Turning Point

The Victorian Government has recently appointed Turning Point, Australia’s leading addiction treatment, research and education centre, to set up a new state-wide specialist service to support Victoria’s Mental Health and Wellbeing Services as well as community alcohol and other drug (AOD) services to provide integrated care for people living with co-occurring mental illness and substance use or addiction. This new service will lead innovative, high impact, interdisciplinary, addiction and mental health research and education and support the delivery of expert primary and secondary consultation for people with the most complex needs, across Victoria’s transformed Mental Health and Wellbeing System.

About the role

Turning Point is looking for an experienced Education & Training Program Lead to establish services & programs to enhance the capability of mental health and addiction services in relation to people living with co occuring substance use, addiction and mental health presentations. Tertiary qualification in health, social or behavioural sciences highly regarded, plus clinical experience in alcohol/drug or mental health fields, project management & Microsoft Office skills. A rewarding role with attractive remuneration package and mandatory vaccination against infectious disease required.

About you

 To be successful in this role you will possess:

  • Demonstrated high level capacity in leading the development and delivery of significant and/or complex education and training projects
  • Tertiary qualification in the health, social or behavioural sciences field (Post-graduate qualifications will be highly regarded)
  • Clinical experience in the alcohol and drug or mental health fields or sound understanding of current alcohol and drug and mental health issues
  • Ability to project manage a number of education/training projects
  • Ability to conceptualise new education/teaching subjects and ideas and develop curriculum
  • Well-developed computing including capacity to utilise online traing module systems
  • Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

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

Vaccination against infectious disease is a mandatory requirement of this role.  An offer of employment is conditional on you providing evidence that you are currently vaccinated against COVID-19 with booster & 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 is a child safe organisation, committed to promoting the wellbeing and cultural safety of Aboriginal children, children with disabilities and all children in their diversity.

Eastern Health is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment that welcomes and values all people. We recognise that diversity is essential in ensuring Eastern Health provides the best service to its consumers.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, those from the LGBTIQ+ community, people living with disability and those from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, are strongly encouraged to apply. Those seeking support in submitting an application are welcome to contact the hiring manger listed or feel free to contact the Talent Acquisition team.

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.**

Senior Education and Training Officer

Job type:

Full time, Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


JONATHAN TYLER - (03) 9418 1037
FAY STAIOS - (03) 9418 1037

Senior Education and Training Officer