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Thank you for your interest in working with COTA SA; we currently have one position vacancy available:


Lead COTA SA's Silver Rainbow Training Team and help organisations provide more inclusive services to older South Australians, especially older LGBTI people.

  • Coordinate and deliver Silver Rainbow LGBTI Aged Care Awareness Training to develop more inclusive practices
  • Facilitate business development to build organisational capacity
  • Casual position - 1 day per week flexible hours; initial contract to 30 June 2022.

About COTA SA and the Rainbow Hub

COTA SA is the peak body for 633,000 older people in South Australia with a mission to advance the rights, interests and futures of Australians as we age. COTA SA's Rainbow Hub works with LGBTI elders aged 50+ to age well and keep connected through events, information, advocacy, services and volunteering.

The purpose of this role is to coordinate and deliver Silver Rainbow LGBTI Aged Care Awareness Training sessions to aged care services, assessment teams, allied health services and other stakeholders across South Australia to develop inclusive practice within their organisations.

The purpose of the program is to provide training and organisational development by building understanding and capacity to implement strategies and processes to enhance diversity and inclusivity, especially for LGBTI elders.

The role is responsible for the effective delivery of training sessions, including the coordination and scheduling of training, communication with clients and relevant administrative tasks. The position coordinates the Training Team of casual staff and works on business development as well as online learning and other resources.

The role reports to the Rainbow Hub Project Officer and also assists with the promotion and meetings of the Silver Rainbow Community of Practice for staff in aged care and others, interested in improved practices, services and advocacy for LGBTI elders.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Delivering tailored training with Silver Rainbow Training Team members
  • Active involvement in online training, including the development of modules and materials
  • Coordinating communication with existing clients and initiating contact with potential clients
  • Following up to facilitate the conversion of training clients into consultancy clients
  • Facilitating involvement in the Communities of Practice
  • Working to meet or exceed all KPIs in grant funding agreements and ensure compliance with other funding conditions
  • Demonstrating a consistently high commitment to diversity and inclusion particularly for LGBTI elders
  • Recruit, train, develop and manage the Silver Rainbow Training team of casual trainers as needed, to meet client demand

We are looking for an experienced trainer who understands how adults learn in challenging contexts and has knowledge of the aged care sector, to join our team.

You'll work alongside the COTA SA Administrative, Communications, IT, Finance and Management staff and Rainbow Hub Advisory Group to achieve your goals.

This is a casual position - 1 day per week (7.6) flexible hours with potential to increase up to 2 days a week from time to time as needed to meet training delivery demands

  • Remuneration in line with Level 4.1 SCHADS ($46.92 per hour, including casual loading) plus superannuation). Initial contract to 30 June 2022.

How to Apply:

Applicants should review the Position Description and provide a one page cover letter outlining your suitability for the role, along with a current CV, to be submitted to Ross Atkinson, Executive Assistant, at ratkinson@cotasa.org.au

Enquiries to Jackie Wurm, Project Officer, Rainbow Hub on 08 8232 0422.