Now Hiring: Epilepsy Educator/Trainer

Full Time or 0.8 EFT | Surrey Hills, VIC

The Epilepsy Foundation supports people living with epilepsy and their families to live the life they want. We seek a full-time Epilepsy Educator/Trainer to deliver epilepsy education and training.

A 0.8 workload will be considered.

The role will suit Registered Nurses who hold or are willing to obtain Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, or can demonstrate equivalent experience in adult education. 

Epilepsy education and training is delivered to a range of audiences including families, staff in early learning centres and other education settings, disability and direct care providers, health professionals, workplace and community organisations and when emergency medication is prescribed.

Training sessions are sometimes scheduled outside of normal business hours.  Typically, this would involve finishing training via webinar or at the venue site between the hours of 5.30pm-8.30pm. Flexible start times and time in lieu provisions are in place for such occasions. Occasional regional travel may be required with or without an overnight stay.

Work days would include a Wednesday and Friday. During the peak training period in Term 1 of the school year, annual leave may be limited to a max of one week at a time.

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in health care and/or workplace education and training, especially within established curriculum frameworks to a range of audiences
  • Knowledge of pedagogy and experience in the application of adult learning principles
  • Experience working within a quality framework
  • Experience with developing and maintaining client/customer relationships within a compliance operating environment
  • Knowledge of epilepsy and its impact on the individual is desirable

The work location is blended between our Surrey Hills office and working remotely from home.

The position reports to the Education & Training Manager and offers challenge, opportunity and an attractive, above award remuneration package including salary packaged vehicle and other benefits. Well-developed knowledge of epilepsy is not required but a strong willingness to learn is essential. The successful applicant will receive appropriate support and equipment to enable them to work from home.

WHERE TO FROM HERE

If you think you are right for this position and would really love to work with us, obtain the position description by visiting this link.

Make enquiries to Dora Petris, Education & Training Manager via email at dpetris@epilepsyfoundation.org.au or phone 03 8809 0600.

Applications must be received by 11.59 pm Wednesday 1st June 2022.

All Epilepsy Foundation staff must comply with current vaccination mandates and complete a National Police Certificate. Applicants for this role must hold or be willing to obtain an NDIS Worker Safety Check clear rating before commencing employment.

The Epilepsy Foundation is committed to ensuring people living with epilepsy in under-serviced sectors including First Nation Peoples and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds receive the support they need to reduce the impact of epilepsy on their lives.

Epilepsy Foundation is an EEO employer and child-safe organisation.

 

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