Learning and Development Coordinator

  • Work with diverse public health services
  • Establish and coordinate learning and development opportunities to support VHA members
  • Full time, ongoing
  • Flexible working arrangements

 

About the Victorian Healthcare Association

The Victorian Healthcare Association (VHA) is the peak body supporting Victoria’s public health services to deliver high-quality care. Established in 1938, the VHA represents the Victorian public healthcare sector, including public hospitals, aged care and community health services.

The VHA provides its members exceptional access, influence and engagement with key decision-makers involved in policy development and system reform. As well as providing a unified voice for the sector, the VHA delivers strategic business support for its members through professional development programs, networking opportunities, and informative events on vital issues.

Working at the VHA offers great benefits such as salary packaging, ongoing staff development and additional paid leave at Christmas and Melbourne Cup weekend.

 

About the role

In this newly created role, you will coordinate all VHA learning and development activities across the organisation, including established governance education and mentoring programs. A key function of this position will also be to work closely with members, partners and the public health sector to identify and develop further opportunities that build the capacity of our membership across various health disciplines and operational levels, including boards and executives.

 

About you

You have experience in coordinating, developing and delivering learning and development related activities, preferably in the healthcare, not-for profit, or peak body environment. You will have training, stakeholder engagement, communication and organisational skills to ensure delivery of education initiatives. You are a team player with a collaborative mindset and aligned to the vision, purpose and values of VHA with a member-centric focus.

 

Key duties

  • Develop and implement a learning and development program with clearly identified objectives, incorporating a variety of effective and innovative learning initiatives.
  • Proactively engage with members, partners and peers to identify member learning and development needs.
  • Design, develop and deliver digital and/or face to face learning solutions for the learning and development program.
  • Engage and coordinate external and internal trainers that will contribute to the learning and development program.
  • Coordinate and enhance the existing mentoring program to support health service executives and Board Directors.
  • Establish partnerships with universities to support and coordinate student internships and placements within VHA and the wider membership.

 

Selection criteria

Essential

  • Demonstrated experience in establishing and/or coordinating learning and development activities, preferably within the healthcare, government, peak body or not-for-profit environment.
  • Experience coordinating Learning and Development professionals including trainers, educational designers and eLearning developers.
  • Working knowledge in designing contemporary learning and development products and services.
  • High level interpersonal, communication and stakeholder engagement skills.
  • Demonstrated organisational skills and initiative, including the ability to prioritise competing responsibilities and tasks.
  • Tertiary qualifications in Training and Development or substantial experience within a Learning and Development management role, as well as a Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment.

 Desirable

  • Experience and/or understanding of Victoria’s health system.
  • Experience working for or with a peak membership body.

 

How to apply

Click here to download the position description. For further information on the position, contact Micaela Drieberg, Director Strategy & Engagement on 9094 7777.

To apply, submit your CV and a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Applications close 11pm Monday 14 June.

VHA is committed to building a respectful and inclusive workplace, appointing the best person for the role and supporting diversity. You must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident with full work permissions in place in order to be considered for the role.