Training Officer (Dementia Training Australia)

Updated: 4 months ago
Deadline: 08 Jun 2023

Job no:514411
Work type:full time
Location:Royal Perth Hospital, Crawley
Categories:Administration & Executive support, Community Engagement/Marketing

UWA Medical School

Dementia Training Australia (DTA)

  • You will be part of the UWA Medical School and based on the Royal Perth Hospital site
  • Full-time appointment on a fixed term contract until 30 June 2025
  • Leve 6, Base salary range: $84,665 – $89,477 p.a. (pro-rata) plus 17% superannuation

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research intensive universities. With a strong research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to innovate and inspire, there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top university.

About the team

Dementia Training Australia (DTA) is responsible for the translation of contemporary knowledge regarding dementia care through the development and delivery of training resources to the dementia care workforce. DTA is collaboration between four Australian universities and Dementia Australia and is led by the University of Wollongong. Auspiced by UWA Western Australian Centre for Health and Ageing, DTA (UWA) forms a key linkage between research and industry.

About the opportunity

As a Training Officer you will be responsible for developing and maintaining Dementia Training Australia’s Tailored Training Programs (TTP) for Western Australian and South Australian TTP clients.

You will coordinate the end-to-end delivery of training programs for clients allocated to DTA UWA in collaboration with the DTA lead organisation. You will liaise with potential clients, conduct guided conversations to prepare a menu of training options and coordinate delivery of the agreed TTP. In addition, you will utilise existing processes and systems and contribute to development of further supports to ensure the efficient delivery of the national TTP program.

About you 

To be considered for this opportunity, you will…

  • Relevant tertiary qualification or demonstrated equivalent competency
  • Substantial relevant experience in a logistics role, preferably with a focus on quality training service delivery
  • Demonstrated experience in training coordination and records management
  • Highly developed written and verbal interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build constructive and effective relationships
  • Highly developed organisational skills in project and portfolio coordination
  • Ability to work independently, show initiative and work productively as part of a team

Occasional interstate travel may be required.

About your application

Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description:   DTA Training Officer 514411.pdf

The content of your Resume and Cover Letter should demonstrate how you meet the selection criteria.

You may also submit an additional statement (1 page max) outlining any personal circumstances which should be considered when assessing your application. Applicants who have experienced periods of academic/professional interruption or other relevant events can include a description of achievements relative to opportunity in this statement.

Closing date: 11:55 PM AWST on Thursday, 8 June 2023

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

Application Details : Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce and an equitable and inclusive workplace.  We celebrate difference and believe diversity is fundamental to achieving our goals as a globally recognised Top 100 educational and research institution.  We are committed to creating a safe work environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, the LGBTIQA+ community and people living with disability.

  • We have a globally competitive, gender neutral parental leave policy with 26 weeks paid leave after 12 months service and 36 weeks after 5 years.
  • We have on-campus childcare facilities for children aged 6 weeks to kindy.
  • We facilitate flexible working, with part-time and job-sharing arrangements considered.
  • We have an ongoing partnership with Pride in Diversity and were recently awarded a Bronze Employer status for LGBTIQA+ inclusion.
  • We have Athena SWAN Bronze accreditation and actively work to improve gender equity. 

Should you have any queries relating to your application, please contact the individual named in the advertisement. Alternatively, contact the Talent team at with details of your query. To enable a quick response, please include the 6-digit job reference number and a member of the team will respond to your enquiry.

Advertised:25 May 2023 W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close:08 Jun 2023 11:55 PM W. Australia Standard Time

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