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Training and Education Support Officer (Southern Region)

Closing date18 Jun 2021
Location Various
A rare part-time opportunity has become available for a support officer to join the energetic and outcome focused Training and Education team at Surf Life Saving NSW. Reporting to the Training and Education Manager, you will work directly with volunteers and staff to support and embed education policies, processes and programs in the Illawarra, South Coast and Far South Coast regions.

Surf Life Saving NSW is the state’s primary water safety and rescue organisation and one of the largest volunteer movements in the country. We support more than 77,000 members in 129 clubs to serve the community through the provision of beach patrol services, coastal emergency response, training and education, sports and junior development.

This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a high performing and iconic organisation. We will provide the right person with a supportive and flexible working environment, with opportunities to travel within the southern NSW coastline.

Some of the duties will include
  • Providing member-centric support through one-to-one meetings and ad hoc support to key volunteers, including contact out of normal business hours.
  • Assisting with the delivery of inductions to new volunteer training officers.
  • Working cooperatively within a team to ensure that volunteers’ needs are met, best practice is shared, and that continuous improvement is achieved.
Essential Qualification and Experience Required
  • Excellent interpersonal skills along with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Sound knowledge of Surf Life Saving operations.
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to prioritise tasks, meet deadlines and multitask.
  • Strong positive problem solving skills and positive approach to solutions.

Location: Flexible – travel within allocated region and to SLSNSW Headquarters (Belrose) required.

Position: Part Time (22.5 hrs/week)

Closing date for applications: 18 June, 2021

Knowledge of the Australian Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector and/or previous or current experience as a Surf Life Saving trainer or assessor would be an advantage.

How to apply

For further information on this role please contact our People and Culture Manager on (02) 9471 8010. Applications should be sent to employment@surflifesaving.com.au. Interviews will be held following the closing date.

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