MAXIMUS Trainer and Assessor - SEE in Kilkenny, Australia

MAX Solutions is committed to improving the lives of others. Providing employment, health, training and humanitarian services in more than 250 locations around Australia, MAX Solutions invests strongly in the development of our people. We foster strong relationships between staff, clients and the community and are driven to make a difference.

Position Overview

To deliver accredited training to students as part of training delivery of MAX Solutions RTO (0667), and administering program documentation in accordance with relevant program guidelines. Ensuring students achieve the required competencies, including improvements in English, Language and Literacy and employability. Improve employability of students by ensuring their training is tailored and linked to their employment goals and local labour market needs. Mentor and support students in the development of skills identified that meet their employment and/or life goals.

To work collaboratively with others, including referral agencies, to meet the expectations of all stakeholders by focusing on quality service and course outcomes. This position may be required to deliver training at different sites within the regions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conducting client interviews and pre-entry assessments, creation and up-date of Individual Pathway Guides Client Evidence Portfolios

  • Liaising with referring agency to obtain job plan information and to provide student progression status updates

  • Providing support to students to achieve successful completion of their training. This may include one or more of the following delivery methods as outlined in the Training and Assessment Strategy;

  • Delivering face to face in the classroom and supervision during Vocational Placements in accordance with Training and Assessment Strategy (TAS) and agreed delivery schedule.

  • Training, mentoring, support and feedback of submitted work and assessments for internal or external students in accordance with TAS and delivery schedule

  • Contextualising training to meet individual client needs aligned with their employment goals

  • Submitting all documents including student attendance records, student file notes and assessments for processing to Corporate Training Administration team by the end of each week

  • Marking assessment and providing student feedback of all submitted work

  • Ensuring compliance with MAX Solutions’ training policies and procedures at all times

  • Ensuring compliance with all program specific requirements

  • Meeting program specific KPIs

  • Meeting requirements of external audit

  • Ensuring only current resources and documentation are used

  • Providing feedback and any recommendations Program Manager, Educational Advisor and Lead Trainer and Assessor to ensure up to date and quality resources are being used

  • Participating in moderation and validation processes as required by the Compliance Manager

  • Maintaining professional industry and vocational currency and documenting in the PD register

  • Submitting an up to date trainer matrix on an annual basis or as requested

  • Engaging students by tailoring training to meet their needs, including those with requiring additional support

  • Maximising participation, attendance, completion and attainment, including ensuring minimum and maximum class sizes are retained

  • Completion of exit interviews

  • Comply with all WHS procedures ensuring that team members including volunteers and contractors abide by all relevant health and safety procedures

  • Act as a role model by demonstrating safe work behaviours and report all accidents, incidents or near misses immediately.

Personal Attributes

  • Actively support MAX Solutions purpose and values

  • Positively and constructively represent our organisation to external contacts at all opportunities

  • Behave in a way that contributes to a workplace that is free of discrimination, harassment and bullying behaviour at all times

  • Operate in line with MAX Solutions’ policies and practices (e.g. financial, HR, etc.)

  • To help ensure the health, safety and welfare of self and others working in the business

  • Follow reasonable directions given by the company in relation to WHS/Occupational Health and Safety

  • Driven; confident; organised; methodical; resilient

Key Skills

  • Strong planning and organisational skills

  • Has the capacity and desire to handle multiple tasks within a high pressured and dynamic environment at any given time

  • Excellent people management skills

  • Excellent administrative skills

  • Confident communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills

  • Meet deadlines and demonstrate attention to detail

  • Effective problem solving and conflict resolution skills

  • Computer skills – Intermediate to Advanced Word, Excel, Access, Internet & E-mail

  • Ability to self-manage

  • Strong knowledge of the VET sector and the National Standards for RTOs (2015)

  • Excellent skills in training facilitation and assessment within vocational area

Required Experience and Qualifications

  • TAE40110 – Certificate IV in Training and Assessment is essential for this role including the elective TAELLN401 and /or TAELLN501 or equivalent

  • Previous experience working as a Trainer and Assessor

  • Fluent written and spoken English

  • Experience working with disadvantaged learners

  • Experience working with diversity

  • Experience in planning, co-ordinating and facilitating meetings, forums and planning days

  • Current industry skills directly relevant to the training and assessment being delivered

  • Well-developed knowledge of the Core Employability Skills Framework

  • Genuine passion to assist others to build opportunities through education

  • Current drivers licence

  • Hold or have the ability to obtain Working with Children Check (or equivalent) and National Police clearance.

Highly Desirable

  • Certificate IV in TESOL or higher level qualification.

At MAX Solutions we welcome employees from diverse backgrounds and aim to create a work environment where

Employee differences such as gender, age, culture, disability and religion are valued.

MAX Solutions applies the principles of reasonable adjustment for people with disability. Workplace adjustments are changes introduced into the workplace that take account of a person’s disability so that they can use their skills effectively and access the same benefits, terms or conditions of employment as other employees. If you are a candidate considering a role with MAX Solutions and require a workplace adjustment for this position, please advise the MAX Solutions Recruitment Consultant or contact MAX Solutions Recruitment on 07 3727 1306.

Requisition ID: 2017-26054

External Company Name: MAXIMUS

External Company URL: www.maximus.com

EEO Statement: At MAX Solutions we welcome employees from diverse backgrounds and aim to create a work environment where Employee differences such as gender, age, culture, disability and religion are valued.

MAX Solutions applies the principles of reasonable adjustment for people with disability. Workplace adjustments are changes introduced into the workplace that take account of a person’s disability so that they can use their skills effectively and access the same benefits, terms or conditions of employment as other employees. If you are a candidate considering a role with MAX Solutions and require a workplace adjustment for this position, please advise the MAX Solutions Recruitment Consultant or contact MAX Solutions Recruitment on 07 3727 1306.