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PT DMS Employment Advisor – Utilise your experience in disability!

Apply now Job no: 980362
Work type: Fixed Term (Part Time)
Location: QLD
Categories: Disability Employment Services

  • Not for Profit Salary Packaging benefits
  • Fixed Term PT Contract (Until June 2018)
  • Hervey Bay QLD Location

About Mission Australia

Mission Australia is a Christian community service organisation with a nationwide team of over 2,900 that helps people to regain their independence. 

We reduce homelessness and strengthen communities through homelessness initiatives and affordable housing, early learning and youth services, family support, and employment and skills development. 

Together, we stand with Australians in need until they can stand for themselves. 

About the role

As one of the largest providers of government-funded employment programs, we help people to overcome the barriers that might prevent them from finding - and keeping - work. As a Disability Management Employment Advisor, you will coach and assist job seekers towards securing long term employment, within the local labour market. 

Duties

  • Conducting job seeker assessments to determine their barriers to employment
  • Developing and record individualised Employment Plans for  job seekers
  • Job matching activities on behalf of job seekers to facilitate job placements
  • A range of job seeker marketing and promotion activities to introduce them to employers
  • Establishing a strong knowledge of the local employment market
  • Identify suitable clients to meet local business needs

Qualifications & experience

  • Experience in Disability Employment Services,  Job Services Australia or case management is desirable
  • Tertiary qualifications in disability, health, human resources or related field is advantageous
  • Experience in working with vulnerable people/ and or people with disabilities
  • A proven track record in achieving KPIs
  • Experience in administration
  • Computer literate and proficient in Microsoft Office packages and other operating systems
  • A current Driver’s Licence

As part of our Employment screening process you will be required to undertake a National criminal history check.

In addition, there is a requirement to possess a current Working with Children check or apply if you do not already hold one. It is unlawful for prohibited persons to apply for work with children, and, as such, prohibited persons cannot apply for this role.

Benefits  

  • Not for Profit Salary Packaging benefits which reduces your taxable income (details via Advantage)
  • Discounted health care with Medibank Private
  • Purchase additional annual leave  
  • Discounted childcare rates of up to 15% at participating Centres (conditions apply)
  • Employee discounts with hotels, travel insurance, and major retailers: Coles, Harvey Norman, Apple, Dell & many more
  • Free, confidential counselling service

Click "APPLY NOW" noting application closes 29thJanuary 2018

 For further information regarding working with us visit Working for Mission Australia.

Download File PT Employment Adviser - Disability Employment Services Hervey Bay.pdf

Mission Australia is dedicated to increasing opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians. Learn about our Reconciliation Action Plan

 

 

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