Careers at the Brotherhood

Trainers and Assessors

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Work type: Casual
Location: Fitzroy, Brunswick
Categories: Aged and Disability Support, Community Development, Other, Workplace training and Assessment

Summary of program and its objectives:

The Work and Learning Division of the Brotherhood of St Laurence seeks to assist people to live and work independently through access to effective, high quality employment, training and support programs. The department also advocates for appropriate and innovative community responses to employment and related issues.

The Training Services team offers a diverse range of services and initiatives to assist people transition into sustainable employment. Services and programs are delivered through a range of mediums and locations across Melbourne.

Main responsibilities of the role:  

The Trainer/Assessor – Individual Support will work within the Training Services team and with other key stakeholders, including other Brotherhood teams delivering programs for multicultural and linguistically diverse communities. Working closely with the Training Coordinator for day to day delivery to our learners, this position will perform all duties associated with the delivery and assessment of Certificate III in Individual Support.  This includes providing flexible, high quality training and assessment services that are relevant, fair, inclusive, and meet the needs of individual learners.  Delivery and assessment of our Individual Support programs will formally recognise skills learners have when they enrol, skills they acquire through informal learning and skills developed through structured learning activities.

Exciting opportunities exist for experienced sessional trainers to join the Brotherhood of St Laurence Training Services team.

We are seeking enthusiastic and passionate trainers who enjoy working in the VET sector with a diverse range of clients. These roles require the delivery of high quality training and assessment services including the delivery of short courses (First Aid, CPR, Manual Handling, Medications, etc.)

To meet the selection criteria, candidates will require:


  • Minimum requirement to hold a Certificate III in Aged Care, with preference of Diploma of Nursing
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110) - and the TAELLN411 unit
  • A current Victorian Driver's License
  • Minimum of 5 years industry experience relevant to the area of training delivery in the Residential Aged Care sector
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the VET sector
  • An understanding of compliance with AQTF/VRQA registration and administration requirements for training and assessment
  • Knowledge of a variety of training and assessment tools
  • Previous experience in classroom and on the job training
  • Understanding of current community services training package
  • Well-developed verbal communication and interpersonal skills to build effective relationships with a broad range of people from different cultural and socio economic backgrounds
  • Demonstrated experience in working effectively with, and supporting, disadvantaged learners particularly people with English as a second or other language.
  • Proven organisational and record keeping skills with attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and effectively within a team to achieve outcomes.
  • Understanding of and empathy with the values and ideals of the Brotherhood.

This is a casual position and hours will be on an as required basis.

Salary will be $43.39401 per hour for casuals plus 25% casual loading, based on skills and experience plus superannuation. Attractive salary packaging provisions are available to increase take home pay.

For further information about the role phone Jenny Asplin on (03) 9288 9932 or 0491 160 140

As part of the Brotherhood’s recruitment and selection process, applicants will be required to undergo pre-employment checks as required, applicants will be subject to, but not limited to, the following checks: National (and International if applicable) Police Check, Victorian Employee Working with Children Check, Right to Work in Australia, Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme Check and current professional registration.



The Brotherhood of St Laurence has a vision of an Australia free of Poverty. We embrace, and value, diversity of culture, working arrangements, sexual orientation and gender identity to ensure our workforce is representative of the community that we work within. We promote a workplace that actively seeks to include and welcome unique contributions of all people. We embrace and celebrate the value of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff, their skills and contribution to our organisation. 

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