Published October 14, 2020
Last Modified October 14, 2020
Turning Point
110 Church Street, Richmond, Australia
Job Type
Contact Phone Number
Closing Date
October 25, 2020

Job Description

Workforce Development Manager
Turning Point Melbourne
Initial 2 year contract on offer
Attractive remuneration package

Turning Point is Australia’s leading national addiction treatment, training and research centre and we seeks to transform the way society provides treatment, specialist care and support for those affected by addiction. We are a specialist alcohol and other drug and addictions organisation that integrates treatment and support services with research, education and training. Our unique service model ensures that research informs clinical practice and vice versa, resulting in a best practice environment. Turning Point is a Registered Training Organisation and is formally affiliated with Monash University in the delivery of higher education courses.

The role
This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic organisation and to lead an established team of experienced education and training professionals. The scope of work undertaken by the team varies from the provision of single day workshops through to the delivery of AOD competencies at Certificate IV level and three year higher education courses at a Masters level. The team is active in the development and delivery of online courses and other innovative platforms and caters for the training needs of new entrants to the AOD sector as well as experience clinicians and sector leaders.

Key Selection Criteria
• PhD or equivalent in a relevant area in education, health or social or behavioural sciences or other relevant area
• Demonstrated experience in the design and delivery of complex education/ workforce development projects
• Extensive experience in managing staff
• Experience in managing compliance requirements in relation to Higher Education or RTO activities
• Experience in teaching undergraduate or postgraduate students, including postgraduate research student supervision
• Understanding of the AOD sector and the broader health system policy environment in Victoria and/or nationally

Contacts for further enquires
Associate Professor Vic Manning
03 8413 8724

Dr Kieran Connolly
03 8413 8403

The position description and information on the application process is available via this link

Applications close on 25th October