Cape Mental Health: Training & Development Facilitator Post: Innovation and Training Department (ITD)

Cape Mental Health
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Wednesday, 22 September, 2021
Opportunity type: 
Employment

 Cape Mental Health, a non-profit organisation that offers comprehensive mental health services in the Western Cape.

Cape Mental Health seeks to employ a highly motivated and dynamic professional as a Training and Development Facilitator to provide training services to service providers and service users in the disability and mental health sectors.

Employment Type: Permanent Position (20 hours per week, 8:30am-12:30pm, Monday-Friday)

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and facilitate training workshops/courses/lectures/webinars/presentations either face-to-face or virtually, to service providers working in the disability and mental disability sectors
  • Assist in the collation and development of professional, evidence-based and quality training materials (including pre-recorded virtual training presentations)
  • Assist in the co-ordination, planning, hosting and presenting of online training
  • Market training workshops and courses within the relevant sectors
  • Various administrative tasks
  • Reporting to the ITD Manager
  • Networking and liaison with relevant role-players
  • Active participation in the development of innovations and initiatives in mental health

Requirements:

  • Degree in allied health or social sciences including undergraduate training and experience in mental disability
  • Experience in the development of training materials and curriculum for service providers within the mental disability sector (psychosocial- and intellectual disability)
  • Experience in the facilitation of training workshops/courses/lectures/webinars/presentations for service providers within the mental disability sector (psychosocial- and intellectual disability)
  • Excellent workshop facilitation skills
  • Experience working in mental health community-based settings (psychosocial- and intellectual disability)
  • Comprehensive knowledge on mental disability
  • Ability to conduct research to source relevant and published literature to inform evidence-based practice
  • Ability to work within a team environment, display excellent interpersonal skills and communicate effectively
  • Excellent organisational, administrative and planning skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to think innovatively
  • Excellent verbal and written skills in English (Afrikaans / isiXhosa proficiency a benefit)
  • Valid Code B (former code 8) manual drivers licence
  • Be willing and able to travel nationally, if required, in order to provide training workshops
  • Proven competency in the use of MS Excel, MS Word and MS PowerPoint and meeting platforms such as Zoom/MS Teams

Please submit for the attention of the Innovation and Training Department Manager the following documents:

  • 1-page letter of motivation for why you are applying for this position;  
  • Copy of your driver’s licence;
  • Expected gross salary per month;
  • 3-page updated CV with recent contactable references, structured in a way as to clearly indicate the above mentioned job requirements to E-mail:innovation&training@cmh.org.za                             

Incomplete applications will not be considered. Only applicants who have complied with the above instructions will be considered. 
 

  • EQUITY DISCLAIMER: In line with the commitment of the Innovation and Training Department to ensure a diverse workforce and maintaining its equity targets, preference will be given to suitably qualified applicants from the under-represented designated groups in accordance with its Employment Equity Policy.
  • If your expected salary falls significantly outside the available salary for this position, you will not be shortlisted.
  • Please note that the personal information you disclose to Cape Mental Health will be processed in accordance with the requirements set out in the Protection of Personal Information Act.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted therefore, should you not receive a direct response please consider your application unsuccessful.
  • Cape Mental Health reserves the right not to appoint, make an appointment at a different level or seek additional candidates

Please Quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

For more about Cape Mental Health Society, refer to www.capementalhealth.co.za.

For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies.

Location: 
Cape Town

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