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Senior Learning & Development Advisor - Hobart

Life Without Barriers (National)
  • Permanent Part Time

About the Organisation

Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation of 8,000 employees working in more than 500 communities across Australia. We support children, young people and families, people with disability, older people and people with mental illness. We work with people who are homeless and refugees and asylum seekers.   

We want to employ people who reflect the diversity of our clients to ensure we can support each client's individual needs and wants. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability to apply.

About the role

Permanent Part Time position supporting the Tasmanian Disability, Aged Care and Mental Health Client Services teams with all their learning & development requirements. Join a national L&D team which is committed to creating innovative solutions to business problems by growing the capability of our people.

We are looking for someone who has agility to move between a range of projects and is passionate about making a difference to our client’s lives through the professional development of our people. The role will be fast paced and include the full range of L&D activities and a partnership approach will be key to your success. This role is based from our Hobart office with flexibility to work from home.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and deliver interactive and engaging learning and development programs both face to face and using blended delivery methods
  • Develop and undertake assessment processes and tools that meet relevant LWB policy and/or regulatory requirements
  • Actively engage stakeholders to respond to state learning needs of employees within Disability, Aged Care and Mental Health services in Tasmania.
  • Contribute to the end-to-end management of L&D administration functions including scheduling of programs and L&D events, program evaluation and feedback, and data analysis and reporting
  • Actively work with the L&D Lead to evaluate and implement relevant L&D policies, practices and systems
  • Support state and national L&D projects as required

Skills & Experience

  • Strong experience as an L&D Advisor, including face to face delivery within a geographically dispersed organisation
  • Experience using a Learning Management System (LMS) for managing courseware and data
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including strong written and presentation skills
  • Proactive in identifying learning gaps and requirements  
  • A partnership approach with a passion to empower and grow employees to perform at their best
  • Current Driver’s Licence

Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check.


  • Excellent salary packaging benefits
  • Part of a national L&D team with an opportunity to make a huge impact 
  • Join one of Australia’s leading social purpose organisations

How to Apply

Include your resume and covering letter in one document, click ‘Apply Now’ and follow the prompts. For any enquiries including persons with disability that require adjustments, contact Mikaella Latimore at recruitment@lwb.org.au, using the subject line: Senior Learning & Development Advisor - Hobart enquiry via EthicalJobs.

We are dedicated to playing our part to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and bring continuity of care and support to our clients. With this in mind, if you are successful, we will discuss with you an alternative to a face to face interview.

Life Without Barriers supports the Royal Commission into violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability. We believe people with disability need to be heard and for these experiences to influence how support services like ours are delivered. View our statement here https://bit.ly/2GzZGWA

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