Specialist Medical Training | Indigenous Opportunity

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Western Australia

Work type

Full Time

Job category

Health, Safety & Environment

Date published

07 May 2020

Date closing

12 June 2020 at 00:00 GMT

About BHP

At BHP we support our people to grow, learn, develop their skills and reach their potential. With a global portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with extraordinary career opportunities.  Our strategy is to focus on creating a safe work environment where our employees feel strongly connected to our values and objectives, and where the capability of our people is key to our success. Come and be a part of this success.

About the role

The role of the SEM Specialist Medical Training is to evaluate and map learning objectives within a well-defined business process or activity in order to deliver SEM team a medical training program across WAIO assets. The Specialist Medical Training role reports to the Manager SEM Implementation and will support the implementation and sustainability of the World Class Functions objectives for WAIO SEM. 

The Specialist Medical Training role is also accountable to:
  • Implement a structured process to better evaluate the needs, requirements and pain points of SEM team across WAIO
  • Execute and monitor a Medical training solution that is sustainable and flexible to deal with the demands of the business.
  • As a subject matter expert clearly convey information using a variety of means to ensure understanding of Why, What and How in a clear, engaging, and logical way.
  • Maintain subject matter expertise competencies.
  • Review all current Medical Training Policy and Procedure and facilitate development of new Training procedures and assessments as required.
  • Identify opportunities for continuous coaching by encouraging existing strengths as well as promoting further skill development.
  • Engage with other subject matter experts to explain purpose and to elicit the information needed to define capability needs.
  • Develop medical learning content and materials to support learning outcomes and facilitate exercises for training purposes.
  • Oversee the safe delivery of competency based medical training for ESO’s, Paramedics and volunteers.
  • Implement & maintain a medical governance program for professional ESO’s and Paramedics to ensure they remain compliant with governing bodies.
  • Share learning experiences with their team to encourage reflection, learning and growth.
  • Manage and coordinate day to day educational and administrative matters relating to medical training programs e.g. assessment of participants, training calendar, record keeping.
  • Ensure all medical training resources are current and are compliant with training standards and procedures
  • Provide Paramedic Site coverage if required.

About You

This role is only open to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants.

This role will ideally suit an individual with an ability to autonomously solve complex problems, have high engagement and planning skills and an ability to work as part of a team.

Trainer & Assessor qualifications are highly desired and the right candidate will have intricate knowledge and expertise of the Emergency Response aspects of Security and Emergency Management.

Current Paramedic Registration is required.  Ideally, a minimum of 3 years operational Paramedic experience with a State / Territory Ambulance service or similar.  Demonstrated Paramedic Training experience is highly desirable.


·         The role can be based at either Site, Residential, or Perth, however you will need to travel for planned activities such as Training or Internal Meetings as required across all WAIO sites;


·         Roster can be flexible to meet the needs of the individual and the required delivery aspects of the role (options may include for example 2/2 (COVID19 Response Roster Requirement), 8/6, 12/9, 8/6/4/3)

About Us

  • We are a dynamic team that delivers excellence in Health, Safety, Environment, Security and Emergency Services
  • We are strong believers of flexible work, diversity and individuality

Supporting a diverse workforce

At BHP, we recognise that we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect.

We are an Equal Opportunity employer and this position will only be open to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants.

The filling of this position is intended to constitute a special measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and s 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (WA). Providing employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people is an important part of our 2017 - 2020 Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP). For more information about our RAP, please visit here.

We know there are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are important, and work is only one of these, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life.  These benefits include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, other extended leave entitlements and parent rooms.   


The safety of BHP’s people and our candidates is our number one priority. Due to the unfolding circumstances of COVID-19 and the Government regulations in place to deal with the pandemic,   your working location and/or roster as advertised in this advert may be temporarily subject to change whilst the government regulations are in place. This is to ensure the health safety of our workforce, and to implement effective social distancing measures.  These changes if applicable will be discussed at screening and interview stage. 
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