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Careers at The Centre

Staff at the centre

Thank you for your interest in pursuing a career with us.

At The Centre we work with local communities to empower individuals through participation, connections, pathways and learning.

We have a longstanding history of providing education and training within the north east, and have recently expanded our reach down the Hume to Seymour and surrounding areas.

We are a community-based organisation with strong links to Federal, State and Local Government; business and industry; schools, TAFE, and universities; community groups and organisations, building alliances and partnerships for the benefit of learners and the community.

As an organisation we encourage our clients and ourselves to be lifelong learners – this includes being curious and taking responsibility for our own learning, whether it is formal learning for the job, or learning about what each of us do here at The Centre, or learning how to productively connect with each other to achieve our vision. We achieve wonderful outcomes with our clients that are often life changing and transformational.

We encourage you to read more about our organisational culture 

The Centre encourages all people of diverse backgrounds to apply to join its team including but not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD), Sex, sexuality and gender diverse (LGBTQIA+) community and those living with a disability.

The Centre is an equal opportunity employer and a Child Safe Organisation.


Program Courier (Wangaratta Based)

The purpose of this position is to provide support to the VET teams with delivery and collection of enrolment, assessment and training resources to learners and stakeholders of The Centre. This position will be responsible for ensuring timely delivery and collection of document bundles to predetermined recipients on specific routes, and for reviewing and checking all required documentation is provided, for example obtaining and checking signatures on enrolment forms when picking up documentation from a learner.

Key Selection Criteria

  1. Excellent driving history and ability to use Google maps
  2. Ability to prioritise tasks, solve problems, work efficiently, and work under limited supervision
  3. Demonstrated past experience in being reliable, punctual and accurate.

Required 

  • Travel to surrounding towns in North East Victoria
  • Valid Drivers Licence

To Apply

If you have a passion for education, commitment to lifelong learning and want to be part of an amazing team environment, we would love to hear from you!

For further information on this role please review the Position Description

To apply, please email your resume, cover letter and responses to the key selection criteria to sharee.castagna@thecentre.vic.edu.au

Applications will close at midnight on Friday 12th March

The Centre encourages all people of diverse backgrounds to apply to join its team including but not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD), Sex, sexuality and gender diverse (LGBTQIA+) community and those living with a disability.

Trainer and Assessor Roles

Our Trainers are experts in their field who care deeply about supporting our learners to achieve their goals. These roles are a fantastic opportunity for anyone wishing to improve the lives of others and to give back to their industry.

For courses starting in 2021, we have new opportunities for trainers across the Hume region.

Benalla & Surrounds:
Prepare, Trial, Hire (PaTH) Employability Skills Training
22523VIC Certificate I in Employment Pathways
22472VIC & 22473VIC Certificate I & II in General Education for Adults
HLT23215 Certificate II In Health Support Services

Cobram, Yarrawonga & Surrounds:
Prepare, Trial, Hire (PaTH) Employability Skills Training
22523VIC Certificate I in Employment Pathways
22472VIC & 22473VIC Certificate I & II in General Education for Adults
HLT23215 Certificate II In Health Support Services

Wangaratta & Surrounds:
Prepare, Trial, Hire (PaTH) Employability Skills Training
22523VIC Certificate I in Employment Pathways
22472VIC & 22473VIC Certificate I & II in General Education for Adults
HLT23215 Certificate II In Health Support Services

Seymour & Surrounds:
CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community)
CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability

Key Selection Criteria

  • Demonstrated experience delivering vocational programs to learners, using appropriate methods and meeting compliance requirements for recording and reporting assessment outcomes
  • Ability to work confidently and conscientiously while unsupervised, off-site and in different delivery areas to provide high quality education and training programs to learners
  • Experience in developing and accessing activities that incorporate techniques to engage learners who may be disengaged to achieve positive outcomes
  • Relevant industry experience

Required 

  • Travel to surrounding towns
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40116) or significant progress towards it.

To Apply

If you have a passion for education, commitment to lifelong learning and want to be part of an amazing team environment, we would love to hear from you!

For further information please review the Position Description

To apply, please email your resume, cover letter and responses to the key selection criteria.
For Wangaratta, Wodonga, Mansfield and surrounds contact: yair.kellner@thecentre.vic.edu.au
For Seymour, Shepparton and surrounds contact: lyndal.cherry@thecentre.vic.edu.au

Applications will close at midnight on Friday 12th March

The Centre encourages all people of diverse backgrounds to apply to join its team including but not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD), Sex, sexuality and gender diverse (LGBTQIA+) community and those living with a disability.

 


Finding Strengths is funded by the Federal Government to pilot an initiative to profile learning difficulties (for example, ADHD or dyslexia) in offenders on Parole, or on Community Corrections Orders, and to help them understand that underlying learning difficulties may have resulted in negative education and employment experiences, and as a result poor life outcomes.


Aboriginal Learner Engagement Officer

Full time Ongoing

This is an exciting opportunity to be part The Centre’s innovative and ground-breaking project – Finding Strengths.

As an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Learner Engagement Officer within the Finding Strengths project team, you will provide culturally appropriate case management and support to facilitate the engagement and learning journey of people on Parole or Community Corrections Orders who have learning disorders from across the Hume and Goulburn Valley Regions of Victoria.

The successful candidate for this role will have a strong understanding of local issues, experience in engagement with Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander communities and respect for culturally sensitive practices.

We welcome applicants with diverse skillsets, experiences, perspectives and backgrounds and strongly encourage applications Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people for this role.

About Finding Strengths

Finding Strengths is an innovative and potentially ground-breaking project designed to support adults with learning disorders to become more employable. We are working in partnership with a number of agencies and research partner La Trobe University to discover if our approach will improve outcomes for people who are involved with the justice system. If successful, you will be a member of a trans-disciplinary team supporting participants to engage in education.

Key Selection Criteria

  • Extensive experience and capability to interact and relate to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people with significant barriers to accessing education and employment, including low educational attainment, lack of self-confidence, mental health issues and interaction with the criminal justice system.
  • Experience and demonstrated understanding of using a strength’s based approach to providing support and case management to those experiencing disadvantage or difficult circumstances.
  • Through an individual and client-centred approach, ability to display empathy and build trust with vulnerable learners to assist them in understanding their personal goals, and to assist them in planning and taking action to achieve engagement in learning.
  • Experience and capability to work within a case management framework, including maintaining accurate case management records, and participating in team case management support mechanisms

Required 

  • Travel to surrounding towns

Preferable 

  • Diploma or Bachelor qualification in social work, youth work, family therapy, education, social sciences

To Apply

If you have a passion for education, commitment to lifelong learning and want to be part of an amazing team environment, we would love to hear from you!

For further information please review the Position Description

To apply, please email your resume, cover letter and responses to the key selection criteria to alicia.canning@thecentre.vic.edu.au 

Applications will close at midnight on Sunday 14th March

The Centre encourages all people of diverse backgrounds to apply to join its team including but not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD), Sex, sexuality and gender diverse (LGBTQIA+) community and those living with a disability.