Learning and Development Partner

Job No: VIN2825
Location: Lewisham

  • Permanent Full-Time opportunity | Flexible WFH arrangements
  • Location flexible within Society’s metropolitan or regional offices across NSW
  • People centric role supporting Managers on developing learning and development programs
  • Competitive salary package + Super + Salary packaging benefits, a portion of take-home pay is tax-free


The St Vincent de Paul Society is a leading provider of community support services, whose values it is to shape a more just and compassionate society - we truly care about what we do and the difference we make to people’s lives.

We believe our employees are key to our success and offer Learning and Development programs to enhance and grow your career across a range of teams and services.  Our Employee Value Proposition is testament to our continued commitment to further engaging and retaining our staff who are recognised for their achievements and are offered promotional opportunities on a meritocracy basis within a collegiate and values driven team environment and culture. 


Your New Role 

An opening has become available for an experienced Learning and Development Partner to join the People, Culture and Strategy team on a Permanent Full-Time basis.  Reporting to the Team Leader, Learning, you will be responsible for delivering quality learning and development initiatives that develop the capabilities of our members, volunteers and employees according to their individual needs. 


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Collaborate with managers in the business to deliver strategies and learning programs to build and support employee, team and organisational capability.
  • Consult and conduct needs analyses for capability building and performance of members, employees and volunteers across regions, aligned to the business, service and/or individual needs.
  • Provide tailored learning solutions for technical and core learning initiatives for individual, team and organisational needs, to deliver required learning outcomes.
  • Design, develop and deliver learning and development programs for our members, volunteers and employees, while encompassing the 70:20:10 framework.
  • Provide technical insight in relation to the Learning Management System (LMS) through using the technology and via data and evidence-based reporting to improve learning outcomes.
  • Implement continuous and effective feedback mechanisms regarding learning and development opportunities for our people.
  • Research and analyse emerging trends and themes and make recommendations on fit for purpose solutions.
  • Drive change and increase employee engagement.


To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Certificate IV in training and development.
  • Experience in the creation and delivery of learning packages, including in instructional design to deliver measurable learning outcomes.
  • Ability to effectively engage with stakeholders from across a diverse workforce, including members, volunteers and staff delivering a variety of services.
  • Excellent project management skills including the ability to manage competing priorities and deliver to agreed timelines.
  • Experience working in a membership-based organisation to support and empower members and volunteers.


  If you would like to be considered for the position, please apply by submitting your application with a Resume and Covering Letter.  The link to access the Position Description.  Information on how to apply.

 If you have questions about this role, please email Nikeeta Britton, Team Leader, People and Support Team at nikeeta.britton@vinnies.org.au, quoting: VIN2825.


The Society is committed to being a Child Safe organisation, further information can be found in the Society’s commitment to Safeguarding Children & Young People. Prior to an offer of employment, candidates will be required to complete the pre-employment checks including a Police check & Working with Children check. 

St Vincent de Paul Society (NSW) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to engaging a diverse workforce. We take pride in the diversity of our people and encourage applications from people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, people who identify as LGBTQIA, candidates of any or no religious beliefs and applicants of all ages.

  St Vincent de Paul (NSW) has a COVID- 19 vaccination policy that has identified this role as requiring a full COVID-19 vaccination.  Medical exemptions with the NSW government contraindication form will be considered, subject to a satisfactory risk assessment.

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