Workforce Development Training Officer –Industry

(part-time 0.6 FTE)

Penington Institute, an independent and not-for-profit organisation, actively supports the adoption of approaches to drug use that promote safety and human dignity. It does so through thought leadership, community education, health worker training, research and policy formation.

We are seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic Training Officer to assist in the development, promotion and delivery of training to businesses in the private sector.

We are looking for a person with

  • a background in developing, promoting and delivering training to small and medium sized businesses;
  • a strong understanding of occupational, health and safety and/or alcohol and drug use issues and the impact of the same on workplaces;
  • a strong understanding of the decision making and human resources processes within private enterprises; and
  • great communication skills including the capacity to prepare promotional and training materials.

We are looking for an ambitious “all-rounder” who is able to work independently, will develop in the role and grow the business with the support of management and a steering committee.

We offer a dynamic working environment and are located on the Melbourne city fringe. The remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful applicant.

The position is part time (3 days/22.8 hours per week .6FTE) contract up to 31 March 2019

Please read the position description and ensure your application includes a cover letter and current CV.

Position Description

Submit your application to Jo Gillard (j.gillard@penington.org.au)

Applications close 9:00am, Monday 24th March 2017.


Workforce Development Training Officer –Community and Health Sector

(part-time 0.6 FTE)

Penington Institute, an independent and not-for-profit organisation, actively supports the adoption of approaches to drug use that promote safety and human dignity. It does so through thought leadership, community education, health worker training, research and policy formation.

We are seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic Training Officer to assist in the development, promotion and delivery of training to community and health sector organisations across Victoria.

Specifically, we are looking for a person with a

  • a background in developing, promoting and delivering training to community and health sector organisations;
  • a strong understanding of occupational, health and safety and/or alcohol and drug addiction issues and the impact of the same on health and community sector workplaces and workforces;
  • a strong understanding of the community and health sector structure within Victoria and decision making/funding processes; and
  • great communication skills including the capacity to prepare promotional and training material.

We are looking for an ambitious “all-rounder” who is able to work independently, will develop in the role and grow this part of the business with the support of management and a steering committee.

We offer a dynamic working environment and are located at the Melbourne city fringe. The remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful applicant.

The position is part time (3 days/22.8 hours per week 0.6FTE) contract up to 31 March 2019

Please read the position description and ensure your application includes a cover letter and current CV.

Position Description

Submit your application to Jo Gillard (j.gillard@penington.org.au)

Applications close 9:00am, Monday 24th March 2017.