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Senior Workforce Development Trainer

Organisation : Penington Institute

Location : Melbourne (Carlton)

Work type : Full-time, Part-time

Profession : Community Services, Education & Training, Healthcare & Medical

Sector : Community Development, Community Engagement, Community Support Services, Drug, Alcohol & Addiction, Education & Training, Health – General

Salary type : Annual Package

About the role

The Senior/Workforce Development Trainer will be primarily responsible for designing, developing and delivering high quality training for community and health sector workforces including Needle and Syringe Programs to minimise the harms of drug use across Victoria. 

The Workforce Development Trainer will play a key role with Penington Institute’s delivery of other core and fee for service training activities.

Working at Penington Institute means that you’re passionate about the world’s public health.

You understand the challenges we face supporting approaches to drug use that promote safety and human dignity.

You are up for the challenge and believe you can make a positive contribution.

You love exploring ideas, sharing your knowledge and working with a diverse range of dedicated stakeholders. 

You understand and have experience delivering training in a range of engaging formats and you are always open to new ideas and ways to empower people with knowledge.

We are seeking a new team member who is a dynamic and enthusiastic trainer to assist in the ongoing development, promotion and delivery of training to community and health sector workforces including Needle and Syringe Programs to minimise the harms of drug use across Victoria.

We offer a dynamic working environment and are located in Carlton next to the city. The remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful applicant.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Penington Institute

Our vision is that communities are safe, healthy and empowered to manage substance use.  

We connect lived experience and research to improve community safety in relation to drugs including pharmaceuticals and alcohol. 

Fiercely independent, we tackle the difficult questions through research and analysis, promotion and advocacy, consumer and community engagement, and education and collaboration with frontline workers and like-minded organisations.  

How to apply

To apply for this position, you must:

  • provide a cover letter as part of your application
  • address the essential criteria, detailing how you best meet the criteria
  • provide your CV


Further information

Please contact Dr Stephen McNally for further information on this position by calling 03 9650 0699.

Submit your application to Anna Rolle

Please note: there is no closing date.  Submit your application as soon as possible. 

Applications will be reviewed as they are submitted.

Please quote in application: Senior Workforce Development Trainer via Pro Bono Australia.


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