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Casual Trainer And Assessor, First Aid

The University of Queensland - Gatton, QLD

Education, Childcare & Training
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Full Job Description
The Faculty of Science

The Faculty of Science is one of the largest and most diverse Faculties within The University of Queensland and within Science Faculties across Australia. The Faculty of Science incorporates six schools and four research centres. The units within the Faculty are internationally recognised and their teaching and research successes create a stimulating environment within which the Faculty staff work.

The Faculty is managed by the Executive Dean, who has direct responsibility for the physical, financial and human resources, academic matters relating to programs and students, and a range of other areas such as the development of research, national and international marketing, and enhanced government, business and community links.

To learn more about the Faculty of Science, please visit https://science.uq.edu.au.

About This Opportunity

The First Aid Trainer and Assessor will primarily deliver CPR (HTLAID009) and Provide First Aid (HLTAID011) courses at the University of Queensland under UQ Skills on various campus sites including St Lucia (primary delivery location), Gatton and Herston. As travel may be required you will be compensated accordingly. Our CPR and First courses are delivered via a blended model. Students are required to complete online learning material and relevant quizzes via the LMS Blackboard which form the theoretical training and assessment. This is a mandatory requirement prior to attending practical classes. Practical classes focus on implementing the skills learnt from the theory online and involve several scenario-based assessments which are provided for you.

The time commitment is 3 hours for CPR and 6 hours for Provide First Aid + 1 hour of marking the practical assessment booklets for either course. Travel time will also be considered as required.

All practical equipment is provided in addition to online learning resources, slides and facilities.

This position is located at The University of Queensland’s picturesque Gatton Campus. Gatton Campus, UQ combines its Queensland Agricultural College heritage with modern research and teaching facilities in agriculture, agribusiness and veterinary science. Just over an hour’s drive west of Brisbane and five kilometres from the local township, the 1068-hectare Gatton campus offers a relaxed, friendly atmosphere and world-class facilities including the Queensland Animal Science Precinct, the UQ Veterinary Medical Centre, Gatton Research Dairy, nursery and glasshouse facilities, the southern hemisphere’s largest PV solar array research facility, and a pesticide wind tunnel facility. The campus also operates several commercial plant and animal production units in rural technologies to support teaching, research and hands-on training.

Our Ideal Candidate

To be competitive for this role you will hold a CIV in Training and Assessment TAE40116 or TAE40110 with updates including TAELLN411 and TAEASS502. You will also have comprehensive First Aid experience in both industry and VET in a variety of contexts.

Relevant industry qualifications are preferred (for example; paramedic, medic, nurse, other clinical background or ex-defence force) in addition to the holding the following certificates:

HLTAID009 - Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
HLTAID011 - Provide first aid
HLTAID014 - Provide advanced first aid

You will have a high level of written and interpersonal skills, be able to manage a variety of classroom situations for a variety of student cohorts, apply conflict resolution, be reliable, consistent and able to work effectively both autonomously and in a team environment. Experience using Learning Management Systems.

Important additional skills required include the ability to effectively manage time, plan your lessons based on the material provided and ensure you prioritise a comprehensive and engaging learning experience for the cohort. You will also be required to effectively and promptly communicate with the Student Services team and the Student Progression Records Officer in regard to student outcomes and the completion of necessary paperwork.

You will also have adequate experience as a trainer and assessor in the VET sector and be familiar with the ASQA 2015 RTO standards - specifically standard 1.

Dates of delivery will vary depending on the needs of UQ. This is a great opportunity to supplement your current income or simply undertake some casual hours in addition to your current schedule.

The successful applicant has the opportunity for ongoing casual work as UQ has hundreds of staff that require CPR or First Aid updates on an annual basis.

You must have ongoing unrestricted work rights in Australia to apply for this opportunity.

We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion webpage contains further information if you require additional support. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to recruitment@uq.edu.au.

What We Can Offer

This is a casual position at HEW level 5 - level 6.

Casually hourly rates will be in the range $46.79 - $57.34, depending on experience, plus super of up to 9.5%.

You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities, recreation leave loading (of 17.5%), salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare, discounted private health insurance, free parking, discounted veterinary access, development programs and many other benefits.

For further information, please review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021.


To discuss this role please contact Mr Dominic Svarc - d.svarc@uq.edu.au