Occupational Violence Aggression (OVA) Trainer

Melbourne Permanent / Full Time

My background crosses a wide range of industries including, Education, Leisure, Retail, Corrections, Residential Aged Care and Hospitals. With over 16 years of experience in safety management roles encompassing Health, Safety, Environment and Quality management systems Australia wide, I have a broad knowledge across all functions of safety and risk management. I have a passionate approach to recruitment, possesses strong operational, technical safety knowledge and an eye for detail, ensuring you gain the best result for your staffing requirement.

Recruiter :
Ken McConnell

Ken McConnell
  • Near Melbourne CBD. Hybrid once settled in role
  • Salary commensurate with exp. 5 wks A/leave.
  • NFP salary packaging available.
About the company:
Our client is a leading provider of healthcare services in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne with a commitment to excellence and patient-centered care. They strive to improve the lives of patients, their families, and communities.

Position Overview:
We are currently seeking a motivated and experienced OVA Trainer to join the  OHS team. As an OVA Trainer, you will play a vital role in delivering quality training programs aimed at equipping our staff with the skills to therapeutically manage clinical aggression in the workplace. Your primary objective will be to prevent, reduce, and manage the impact of aggressive or violent incidents that may occur within a clinical environment.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate with the lead trainer to deliver comprehensive training programs tailored to meet the needs of a diverse workforce.
  • Design and deliver workshops addressing area-specific concerns related to clinical aggression.
  • Review and analyze incident reports to identify trends and areas for improvement.
  • Provide operational support to teams managing challenging patient behaviors.
  • Assess training outcomes and participate in ongoing evaluation processes.
  • Maintain training records and prepare reports for management.
Key Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, Allied Health, or equivalent.
  • Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • Cert IV in Assessment & Workplace Training (working towards or equivalent).
  • Extensive clinical experience with a broad understanding of aggression management.
  • Commitment to occupational health and safety.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work autonomously and adapt to changing environments.
  • Proficiency in computer applications including Office 365 and incident reporting software.
Additional Information:
  • This position requires a current Victorian Driver's License and the ability to travel between multi-metro sites as needed.
  • Previous experience in training within clinical settings, particularly in aggression management, is desirable.
If you are passionate about making a difference in healthcare and possess the necessary qualifications and skills, we encourage you to apply for this rewarding opportunity. Join in delivering excellence in patient care and contribute to creating a safe and supportive environment for staff and patients.

To express interest please apply online or contact Ken on 03 8677 5517 or 1300 28 00 68 for further information.

Referral reward:

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