Position Details
Reference Number 37304
Position Title Workforce Learning and Project Coordinator
Employment Type Permanent Part Time
Location Western Health
Position Summary

About Us

Western Health manages three acute public hospitals: Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown Hospital. It also operates the Sunbury Day Hospital, Transition Care at Hazeldean and a range of community based services. We care for a culturally diverse population of more than 800,000 people. We have more than 7,200 employees who are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES).

Our continued growth will see the completion of a new Footscray Hospital and provision of health care to other health services in the west.

About the Role

Responsible for advising on and supporting the learning and professional development of the workforce.  This role will also provide project and event coordination and delivery of all programs that build capability and foster positive workplace culture. This role will collaborate with internal stakeholders and external providers to build the skills, knowledge and capability of employees to enhance performance and expand career opportunities.

What we want you to do

  • Determine learning needs and work with providers and local experts to ensure delivery of learning programs that meet industry expectations and provide meaningful learning experiences.
  • Coordinate learning and development activity, including scheduling, event management, stakeholder engagement and program promotion.
  • Design and develop learning resources to support the programs and learning outcomes which may reflect the AQF or other required organisation development strategies.
  • Ensure appropriate program evaluation and prepare recommendations and reports
  • Contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of tools, reports and systems for delivering projects as per work plans, road maps and business plans.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with all stakeholders (employees, managers, volunteers, RTO partners and external providers) to ensure learning programs, evaluations and other interventions, meet needs.
  • Liaise with RTO Manager, external facilitators and training providers to deliver appropriate courses to employees.
  • Ensure appropriate management of employee training records and evaluations
  • Maintain a contemporary knowledge of learning and development modalities and available resources.
  • Adapt and evaluate ongoing programs to ensure they reflect best practice principles.
  • Provide project support and coordination to ensure the work of the unit is delivered on time. This includes, project plans, scheduling with stakeholders, developing collateral and other administrative support functions.
  • Ensure programs are reflected both the Releasing Talent and the Leadership, Management and Capability Development Framework at Western Health.
  • Work in collaboration with Workforce Planning to ensure emergent learning needs are met
  • Assist others in developing career pathways

What are we looking for?

You naturally bring a consultative, collaborative and flexible approach to working with a wide variety of stakeholders, and you are seen as a trusted advisor.  You bring experience in working with others to arrive at outcomes and can deal with multiple projects at any one time.  Comfortable to work with uncertainty and complexity, you can take an idea from conception to delivery and evaluation.


We offer a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Work-life balance
  • Professional development and career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Discounted Onsite car parking
  • Onsite fitness clubs
  • Culturally safe and respectful environment
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program


At Western Health, we value our employees and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience. Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance and (if applicable) a working with children’s check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Selection Criteria Essential: Communicates effectively
Essential: Ensures accountability
Essential: Works with complexity - can make sense of information and can solve problems
Essential: Plans and prioritises work
Essential: Tech savvy
Essential: Influential and persuasive
Essential: Collaborative
Desirable: Experience in the health sector
Desirable: Experience in program delivery and event management
Desirable: Teaching, and or Cert IV TAE or ability to acquire
Contact Person Anne Wright
Contact Number 0403369350
Alternate Contact Person Eugenia Lambis
Alternate Contact Number
Alternate Contact Mobile Number 0411697159
Closing Date 23/02/2020
Position Description Workforce Learning and Project Coordinator PD WH.docx
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