RTO Training Manager

Job No: 108124
Location: Adelaide

Nunkuwarrin Yunti - Home of the Diploma of Narrative Approaches for Aboriginal People


  • Rewarding position focusing on strengthening Aboriginal Social and Emotional Well-being Workforce Development and Support Systems
  • Excellent remuneration of $75,437.69 - $78,602.25 + super + salary packaging

  • Ongoing, full-time position with convenient Adelaide CBD office

About the Organisation

Nunkuwarrin Yunti is the foremost Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation in Adelaide, South Australia, providing a range of health care and community support services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

First incorporated in 1971, Nunkuwarrin Yunti has grown from a welfare agency with three employees to a multi-faceted organisation with over 130 staff who deliver a diverse range of health care and community support services.

Nunkuwarrin Yunti is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service, managed by an all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Board whose members are chosen by the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.

About the People Development Unit RTO

The People Development area is responsible for the development and implementation of accredited and non-accredited training activities, workforce training and educational supports and ensuring appropriate workforce supervision and support functions occur for Aboriginal social and emotion sector in South Australia. The broad purpose is to promote strong development of skills sets consistent with industry standards to promote increased retention and the wellbeing of the social and emotional wellbeing workforce.

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About the Opportunity

Reporting to the Manager – People Development Unit, this position will see you managing the services and resources for the delivery of nationally accredited Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualifications, accredited courses (including the Diploma of Narrative Approaches for Aboriginal People), units of competency, and non-accredited training that address the needs of employees engaged in social and emotional wellbeing and mental health services.

More specifically, this autonomous position is responsible for the operational activities of the Training and Development Unit including:

  • Reviewing training programs and practices to ensure the efficient, effective delivery of training services;
  • Coordinating the Registered Training Organisation quality assurance functions, inclusive of annual audit of compliance against the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) Standards for RTOs to maintain a high level of adherence to these standards;
  • Identifying business development opportunities, such as regional social and emotional wellbeing training needs which result in new training initiatives requiring further allocation of resources;
  • Managing the resources of the program, including overseeing and monitoring the RTO budget and contributing to the business planning activities of People Development; and
  • Providing reports, briefs and documentation to the Manager People Development in accordance with day to day operations of the Unit and as required by the funding bodies.

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About You

The successful candidate will have substantial vocational skill and experience to perform in the role. A Certificate IV Training and Assessment (minimum) is essential, while additional qualifications in Administration, Community Services, Social Work/Science, Narrative Therapy, Psychology, Counselling or similar will be highly regarded.

Due to the nature of the role and organisation, it's imperative you possess the ability to work effectively and collaboratively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations, and communities, while respecting cultural values and ways of doing business.

Knowledge of the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) Standards for RTOs is required, as is an understanding of Community Services and Healthcare training packages (including Nunkuwarrin Yunti's signature Diploma of Narrative Approaches course). Experience in the monitoring and reporting of compliance issues is also crucial.

As you will be overseeing a team of direct reports, it's important you have previous experience in the management and leadership of staff, including performance reviews. You'll be able to foster a team culture of motivation, engagement and productivity in order to meet the Centre's objectives.

In addition, you'll be able to work independently under limited direction. Well versed in identifying performance outcomes, planning activities and managing competing priorities, you'll be skilled in achieving goals and meeting deadlines.

Please note: It is a requirement of this role that successful candidates have a current Driver’s Licence, and are willing to undergo a National Police Check prior to commencing employment.

For more information please contact Lance Reilly (Manager – People Development Unit) on (08) 8168 8308.

About the Benefits

The Nunkuwarrin Yunti offices are located in Adelaide's CBD, close to shops, cafes, entertainment venues and public transport.

By joining the supportive Nunkuwarrin Yunti team, you will enjoy working within a multicultural workforce, and will receive ongoing professional development and training. The benefits of working for South Australia's largest Aboriginal primary healthcare service will become apparent as you experience genuine opportunities to advance your career within the organisation.

Your dedication to the organisation will be rewarded with generous leave allowances, as you receive paid leave over the Christmas period, in addition to your four weeks of annual leave!

The successful candidate will be rewarded with an attractive base salary of $75,437.69 - $78,602.25 plus super. This package provides you with excellent salary packaging options as well, which will allow you to increase your take home pay.

Don't miss this chance to join this thriving Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation - Apply Now!

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