Education & Learning Facilitator
- Fixed term up to 1 year | Full Time
- Higher Education Officer Level 7| $90,063-$99,696.
- Location: Tonsley
- View Position Description
About the Aged Care Research and Industry Innovation Australia (ARIIA)
Aged Care Research and Industry Innovation Australia (ARIIA) is transforming the way we care for Older Australians. ARIIA is funded by the Australian Government, Department of Health to support increased capability of the aged care workforce through translational research training and projects. ARIIA will work with the aged care sector including consumers, aged care providers, aged care workforce, researchers, vendors to the aged care sector, peak bodies, and advocacy groups to contribute to the modernisation of the aged care workforce. ARIIA will translate research into practice to pave the way for sector wide improvements, making a real and meaningful change to the aged care sector.
About the Role
The Education & Learning Facilitator has an important role to play in ensuring the programs developed and delivered in ARIIA are of high quality and pedagogically tailored to the needs of the aged care workforce.
Playing a major role in facilitating workshops that develop translational research projects and facilitating communities of practice to support implementation of the projects through experiential learning and effective facilitation practice.
Making effective use of innovations and technologies in learning and teaching practice, the Education & Learning Facilitator is tasked with:
- Creating and coordinating inspiring learning content informed by approaches that enhance the learner experience, with a focus on Aged Care topics that reflect the priorities of ARIIA.
- The delivery of online and in-person facilitated workshops and Communities of Practice to apply ARIIA developed learning modules that support the experiential learning and nurture creative and critical-thinking skills of aged care staff.
- Promoting and supporting an inclusive workplace culture which values diversity and embraces the principles of equal opportunity.
- Upholding the University’s values of Integrity, Courage, Innovation, Excellence and the underlying ethos of being Student Centred.
A comprehensive list is available to view via the linked Position Description.
As an excellent communicator with well-developed interpersonal skills, you will embrace inter-disciplinary collaboration and team work, and have proven experience of excellence in facilitation, training and teaching performance with adult learners.
To be successful in this role you will also demonstrate:
- Completion of a post-graduate qualification or equivalent experience in a relevant aged care or health related area.
- Evidence of excellence in facilitation, training and teaching performance with adult learners.
- Evidence of an independent contribution to the development, delivery and evaluation of innovative teaching and learning strategies, including evaluation and the effective use of innovations and technologies in learning and teaching practice.
- The ability to exercise initiative along with a flexible and collaborative approach to support a fast-paced, dynamic team.
- Well‐developed organisational skills with the ability to prioritise work, meet deadlines and commit to the requirements of confidentiality within a professional work team.
- A commitment to fostering a positive workplace culture, and role modelling behaviours that support the University’s Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) and commitment to enhancing educational opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Life at Flinders
We're transforming and investing in people and facilities to create contemporary, stimulating, and satisfying learning and work environments that reflect our core values of excellence, innovation, courage, and integrity. Flinders is refocusing its strategic priorities with the aim of elevating its performance to be a top ten Australian university, and amongst the top 1% in the world.
Reaching beyond the limits of buildings, borders, and backgrounds, ours is an inclusive culture that believes absolutely in equality and opportunity for all. We don't just accommodate differences; we embrace and celebrate them. So, why work at Flinders?
- 17% Superannuation + salary packaging options
- Flexible working arrangements
- Wide range of professional development activities and services
- We embrace diversity and promote equity and inclusion for all students and staff
- Vibrant campus life and amenities including on campus health care services, gym and childcare centre
Prescribed Conditions for Employment
- A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position.
- Please note that you may be required to provide evidence that you are up to date with COVID-19 vaccinations, in line with the Flinders University COVID-19 Vaccination Policy
How to Apply and Information
- You are required to submit Suitability Statement of no more than 3 pages, addressing the Key Position Capabilities of the position description.
- For more information regarding this position, please contact Gillian Harvey.
Please note, late applications and applications sent via agencies will not be accepted.
National Police Certificate - Australian Federal Police
Applications to be submitted before 10:00 pm:
14 June 2023
At Flinders we embrace and celebrate diversity and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and people of all ages, ethnicities, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities.