Training & Development Specialist

Job posted: 16/03/2023
Applications close: 06/04/2023 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Western Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Human Resources, Projects

Reference: 49602

Reference: 49602

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Human Resources, Projects

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

About the Role

This is a unique opportunity to use your training and development, facilitation, and collaboratiion skills and experience to drive cultural, and talent development initiatives. You would be part of an experienced, progressive and supportive team, in a fast-growing public health service, focused on supporting our staff to be their best enabling Western Health’s (WH) vision, to deliver best care.

The role is responsible for implementing and coordinating Western Health’s mental health and wellbeing training modules, and other components of learning and development programs for non-clinical staff, including translation and development of engaging self-directed learning modules, via WH Learning Management System LMS, relationship building with people leaders and trainers to ensure career development aspirations and opportunities are available for WH employees.

What we want you to do

  • Facilitate and deliver, WH Mental Health and Wellbeing training for WH staff
  • Develop new channels of delivery via WH Learning Management System
  • Establish efficient and effective mechanisms for identifying users of learning modules and programs across WH
  • Implementation and planning based on assessment of learning needs identified using various tools
  • Implement & manage learning & development opportunities for existing and new employees with a focus on non-clinical staff needs
  • Developing programs and training that is customised to the needs of the current and future Western Health workforce
  • Provide advice on most appropriate development and learning intervention that improves any workforce capability gaps, and best positions our employees to meet service demands. 

What are we looking for?

You are naturally collaborative and a people person, who brings a flexible approach to working with a wide variety of stakeholders.  You have strong interpersonal skills, and are strategic in your thinking and solutions design. You are seen as a trusted advisor.  You bring experience in working with others to arrive at outcomes and can deal with multiple projects at any one time.  Comfortable to work with uncertainty and complexity, you can take an idea from conception to delivery and evaluation.

About Us

Our workforce of over 11,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience. At Western Health we value our relationships and work together living our values to provide best care.

Western Health is in a period of rapid growth. Our services comprise of four acute public hospitals: Footscray Hospital, Sunshine Hospital (including Joan Kirner Women's and Children's), Williamstown Hospital and Bacchus Marsh & Melton Hospital. We also operate Sunbury Day Hospital, Hazeldean, Grant Lodge Residential Aged Care, as well as community health centres in Melton, Caroline Springs and Bacchus Marsh and a range of community-based services. We care for a diverse community of more than 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.

Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Professional development support
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Work-life balance

Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance (including evidence of COVID 19 vaccination) and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.

Training & Development Specialist

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Deborah Ellks - 0430711931
Anne Wright - 0403369350

Training & Development Specialist