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Aggression Violence Trainer

LocationAlfred Health
Work TypeFull time
Positions1 Position
Job no: 66653
Category: Administration, Administration & Office Support
  • Ongoing Appointment: Full Time (80 hours 1.0EFT)
  • Managers and Administrative Worker Grade 5
  • 5 weeks annual leave + 13 days off per year

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory to inpatient and home and community-based services.

  • Ongoing Appointment
  • Full Time  (80 hours 1.0EFT)
  • Managers and Administrative Worker Grade 5 
  • Great benefits including
  • 5 weeks annual leave + 13 days off per year


The OHS team is made up of three high performing work areas (Injury Management, Health and Safety, and Training) that work in collaboration to deliver an end-to end Health and Safety business partnering service across four campuses; The Alfred, Sandringham, Caulfield and Melbourne Sexual Health Clinic. 


This role is vital to the ongoing development and safety of Alfred Health employees. The AWARE team strives to lead the way in delivering quality training to equip Alfred Health employees with a range of skills to therapeutically manage clinical aggression in the work place.

The objective of AWARE training is to prevent, reduce and therapeutically manage the impact of aggressive or violent incidents that may occur through the course of a clinician’s work. The main focus of this role is to provide strategies to minimise and manage clinical aggression.

The successful candidate will need to pursue various pertinent qualifcations related to the subject matter and teaching. The OHS team will provide full support and funding for these qualifications. 



  • Bachelor Degree in Nursing or 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
  • Broad understanding of, and interest in aggression management 
  • Commitment to and enthusiasm for OH&S
  • Ability to represent the AWARE and OHS teams on relevant committees
  • Demonstrated capacity for autonomy, initiative and to work appropriately with limited direction. 
  • Computer literacy and skill, including the proficient use of the Office 365 application, as well as incident reporting software (Riskman).
  • Strong attention to detail, accuracy and understanding importance of excellent record keeping standards and safety KPIs.
  • High level written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of stakeholders
  • Current Victorian Drivers Licence and the ability to travel between Alfred Health worksites as required 


  • Previous or current experience of training in clinical settings (experience in training in aggression management preferred) 
  • Enjoys training people and comfortable addressing various groups of people
  • Demonstrate ability to adapt to changing environments   
  • Excellent time management and organisation skills. 
  • Empathy


You will have access to a wide range of benefits including:

  • Flexible work arrangements, with work from home days each week
  • Salary packaging and novated car leasing are available (tax-free income) to increase take-home pay
  • Car parking available on site
  • 13 paid days off per year, in addition to 5 weeks of annual leave

All enquires to Jim Snipe, Advisor Occupational Violence on [email protected]

Appications Close: 11pm AEST, Tuesday 30th April 2024

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

In accordance with the Health Minister's Covid-19 Mandatory Vaccination Order, all Alfred Health employees are required to be fully vaccinated (3 doses) for COVID-19 or hold an acceptable medical exemption. Furthermore, in accordance with the Health Services Amendment (Mandatory Vaccination of Healthcare Workers) Act 2020, health care workers in Category A or B roles (as determined by the department’s risk ratings) are required to be vaccinated against influenza or hold an acceptable medical exemption.