Trainer and Assessor (Identified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander position) | Sydney

Wesley Vocational Institute RTO Code 90091 High Performing Provider **

  • full-time position
  • based in Sydney, NSW with some travel to other sites as required
  • vocational education & training – accredited Trainer and Assessor (TAE qualification)
  • attractive salary packaging and access to a pool car, mobile phone and laptop for work use
  • please note: this is an identified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander position under Section 9A of the NSW Anti-Discrimination Act 1977
  • we are seeking interest from individuals with relevant qualifications and current experience within Aged Care, Home Care, Disability Support and/or Community Services.

About us

Wesley Mission is a high profile, multi-faceted Christian organisation making a real difference in the community. We work with the most disadvantaged in our community by providing over 130 services ranging from aged care, homeless services, child and family care, counselling, employment, training and education, and health services.

Our Vision is “Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can.”

**The NSW Department of Education has recognised our organisation as a High Performing Provider. 

About the role

Wesley Vocational Institute delivers quality training within the VET sector and is excited to offer a unique opportunity to someone with a passion for accredited training, who is inspired by the idea of working at the grass roots level of our communities and wants to be part of a small and dedicated team.

The right person for this role will possess a sound understanding of the VET industry. Ideally having experience in providing positive learning experiences, ability to gather quality evidence and support reasonable adjustment during the assessment process. They will also be familiar with the challenges of delivering nationally accredited training in various environments, including the workplace, classroom and blended e-learning remote delivery to a range of client groups.

Understanding of the recognition process will allow you to consider a person’s existing set of skills to enable design of a learning program that is adaptable to each student’s needs. The preferred candidate should have current experience in the Ageing, Home Care, Disability and/or Community Services environments as well as accredited training. Being comfortable with technology and adaptable to delivering accredited training face to face, as well as through remote learning platforms, would be highly beneficial.

Essential criteria

  • identify as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person, along with letter of Aboriginality from a community-controlled organisation
  • TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment or TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (must hold upgraded units TAELLN401 and TAEASS502)
  • accredited qualifications in the Ageing, Home Care, Disability and/or Community Services industry or demonstratable ability to Skills Map to relevant Units of Competency
  • computer literacy
  • demonstrated experience delivering quality training and assessment in the VET sector
  • at least 80 hours evidenced currency within your specialty industry within last two years
  • evidence of continuing professional development in your specialty industry and the VET sector
  • current Driver’s Licence.

Closing date

Friday, 10 February 2023, 5pm.

Application Process

Please apply with a cover letter addressing the essential criteria, include a copy of your resume and Individual Trainer Matrix. Applications are to be sent to:

Leanne Wood

Programs Manager, Wesley Employment and Training


Phone: 0448 672 686.

Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values and Worker code of conduct. We are committed to providing an environment in which children can feel safe and valued.

The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission.

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