Lady smiling at boy who is smiling

See the Person, See the Possibilities

Operational Trainer - Sessional

  • 499678
  • Hawthorn, Vic
  • People and Culture
  • Education & Training
  • People & Culture
  • Casual
  • Closing on: Oct 9 2022

About Scope

Scope’s mission is to enable each person to live as an empowered and equal citizen. We support people with physical, intellectual and multiple disabilities and developmental delays to achieve their goals. Across Victoria, Scope provides services to thousands of people with a disability in more than 100 service locations.

Scope is a registered provider under the NDIS and delivers a range of services including supported independent living, short term accommodation (respite), lifestyle options and therapy.

Scope was recently named on the Australian Financial Review's Top 100 Most Innovative Companies' in Australia and New Zealand.

About The Role

Scope has an exciting and unique opportunity for two Casual Operational Trainers to work within our Learning & Engagement Team. Deliver learning and training in all phases of the employee/learning journey of a Disability Support Worker and includes:

  • Role model and continuously embed a culture of adult learning, encouraging self-directed learning
  • Design & deliver learning that is targeted and tailored to achieving identified learning outcomes based on Adult Learning Principles
  • Promote and role model best practice service provision for new and existing employees in key capability areas of Direct Support Work
  • Deliver training and assess for competency in key manual handling activities of disability support work, particularly people moving tasks
  • Support the development and delivery of activities for the prevention of manual handling injuries as a priority area, including O’Shea manual handling training program implementation
  • Support the delivery of the Onboarding Program in a range of key practice areas of a Disability Support Worker (e.g Manual Handling, Person Centred Practice, Positive Behaviour Support)
  • Deliver learning on a as-needs-basis that supports best practice in key capability areas of Disability Support Work

Position Description

About You

You will be passionate about learning and providing employees with the knowledge, skills and expected behaviour to be best practice workers that are person-centred in all that they do. Ideally you will have:

  • Experience in designing and delivering highly engaging learning or training programs based on adult learning principles
  • Hands-on experience being a Best Practice Manual Handling Practitioner (desirable)
  • Experience in key support areas of Disability Support Work (eg. Administering Medication, Infection Prevention, or clinical service provision, supporting individuals with Behaviours of Concern (desirable)
  • Experience training or coaching a frontline workforce in Best Practice Manual Handling OHS and other training programs, ideally in a disability service environment (desirable)
  • Demonstrated success in the development of safety cultures that promote workplace health & safety while supporting the achievement of organisational goals
  • As a person you will have a 'Can do' attitude, ability to manage your time and workload effectively and efficiently and enjoy working in and being an active part of a team

Scope as an Employer

Successful candidates will enjoy a range of staff benefits including flexibility to suit your work-life balance, continuous development and training, competitive remuneration and salary packaging and purchased annual leave scheme. You will also get the unique chance to work in a sector that is seeing the biggest social reform since the introduction of Medicare.

Take your career on a journey with Scope and work proactively with us to achieve our mission!

Please direct enquiries to Warren Davis on 0438 519 702 or email

If at any time you require us to adjust our recruitment process to meet your individual needs please email, this includes support completing your application online.

Please note, the successful applicant will be required to hold a NDIS Worker Screening Check Clearance a Working with Children Check and a COVID-19 digital certificate. If you have lived or worked for a continuous period of 12 months or more in another country within the last 10 years, a certified International Police Check from that country or countries will also be required.


Sign up for Job Alerts

Not You?

Thank you