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Adult Trainee

About the organisation:

The Nintirri Centre is a not-for-profit organisation that strives for inclusion, honesty, and respect to enrich lives and create thriving communities. Our focus areas area:

  • The Early Years Care and Education (NELC) Service
  • Empowering Communities at the Tom Price Arts Hub, Playgroup and Toy Library
  • Community Health and Wellbeing
  • Family and Domestic Violence Counselling
  • Social, Business and Economic Development
  • Arts, Culture and Tourism Development

Purpose of the position:

The Nintirri Centre is looking for an enthusiastic adult trainee who is looking to develop their skills and career by completing their studies in one of the following options:

  • Business Administration – Certificate IV
  • Community Care work – Certificate III (in Individual Support)
  • Marketing – Certificate IV
  • Community Services Work – Certificate IV

Position Objectives

 To receive on and off the job training to satisfy the objective and requirements of the specified traineeship under Apprenticeship Support Australia (CCIWA)

  • To provide assistance, under supervision, to officers in the performance of a variety of duties.

About this position:

The Nintirri Centre offers a range of diverse and essential services to the Tom Price Community and dependent on where the trainee chooses to study will impact on the service area they will work under. The trainee will have the opportunity to develop the skills in the workplace that will transfer over to your study and be presented with fantastic opportunities for personal growth, to learn new skills, develop business relationships, support the community with important services and more.

Responsibility to the Whole Organisation

This includes:

  • Uphold organisational values.
  • Understand and comply with policies, procedures and guidelines including relevant Code of Conduct and Code of Ethics.
  • Maintain a professional approach to work, which reflects the Centre’s philosophy, policies and procedures, ensuring confidentiality in all aspects of the Centre’s operation.
  • Contribute to a sustainable, effective, professional and positive team environment by working respectfully, collaboratively and creatively within the team and organisation at all times to sustain respectful, positive, fair and empowering relationships.
  • Maintain a sound understanding of Nintirri Centre Inc.’s role within the community and the level of services that it delivers across all six areas.
  • Identify and utilise opportunities to create connections and collaborations that may be beneficial to other efforts of the organisation.

Occupational Safety and Health Statement of outcomes

While at work all of our employees, including contractors and volunteer will be expected to:

  • Ensure their own safety and health at work; and
  • Avoid adversely affecting the safety or health of any other person through any act or omission at work;
  • Comply with safety and health instructions given by the Nintirri Centre Inc, including any direction to wear personal protective clothing or equipment;
  • Report all hazards, injury or harm to health in our workplaces to the Nintirri CEO and Operations Manager in a timely fashion and assist with any investigation when required;                                        

Selection Criteria

Basic Keyboard skills
Completion of Year 11 secondary schooling
Working with Children’s Check
Developed numeracy, written and verbal communication skills
Willingness to learn
No formal qualifications: It is desirable that officers are studying for an appropriate certificate.
Year 12 Secondary schooling
Previous Customer service experience
Current C Class license

Personal qualities & behavioural traits

Communication: A proven ability to communicate with a variety of groups, including staff and volunteers working at the Centre, community groups, stakeholders, businesses and the community. The successful applicant will need to be approachable and be able to listen and understand community needs. Must have well-developed written and verbal communication skills.
Productivity: Proactive and productive person with efficient organisational processes, effective time management skills and a demonstrated ability to meet multiple deadlines and commitments and cope well with the distractions associated with working in an open office environment.
Willingness: Willing to participate in professional and personal development when necessary, and always be open to new ideas and experiences.
General Attitude: Enthusiastic, positive attitude with demonstrated high level of self-direction and an orientation to achieve results under challenging circumstances whilst being approachable and a good listener with an open mind.
Personal Capacity: Flexible working capacity with the ability to contribute to a coherent team as well as work independently with minimal supervision. Must be able to prioritise work tasks to fit in with the operational levels of the organisation.

We ask that when submitting your application you send a resume and cover letter outlining where you would like to focus your studies on.