Jobs Victoria Advocates

Settlement Services International (SSI Group)

Collingwood, VIC

Posted 4/15/2021

About the role

  • Based in South Eastern & Western Regions
  • Full Time Role contracted to June 2023
  • Competitive salary for the right candidate plus Salary Packaging Options!

Jobs Advocates will work in local communities by connecting, supporting and navigating Victorian jobseekers to find information on how they can secure sustainable and meaningful employment. Job Advocates will work on the ground and proactively connect with people, where they are, in their local communities.

About You

The successful candidate will ideally have the following skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Relevant experience: Previous community engagement experience and/or knowledge of best practice community engagement principles and practice & working with people from culturally & linguistically diverse backgrounds
  • High level of interpersonal skills: Demonstrated ability to understand and identify a range of client needs using a client-centred approach; capacity to deal sensitively and intelligently with difficult issues – trauma informed
  • Strong communication skills: Demonstrated experience engaging and communicating with groups of people, tailoring communication to suit specific & diverse cohorts
  • Negotiation and influence skills: Ability to influence and gain cooperation of internal and external stakeholders to create and maintain mutually beneficial relationships
  • Adaptation and problem-solving skills: Demonstrated resilience adapting to changing environments; proposes innovative solutions to identified problems
  • Organisational skills and teamwork: Ability to effectively plan and manage multiple tasks independently and as part of a team; ability to work collaboratively to achieve outcomes

About you

Desired Experience/Qualifications

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications;
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of the employment, education and/or community services system would be well-regarded;
  • Bilingual skills relevant to the local community would be well-regarded;
  • Current drivers’ licence

About our Benefits

  • Salary packaging options to receive up to $15,900 of your salary tax-free meaning more take-home pay!
  • Industry leading flexible working arrangement supported to work from home and office, including 9-day fortnight;
  • Access to in-house training and learning opportunities for professional development and growth;
  • Access to our inhouse wellbeing programs
  • Working alongside professional and dedicated team members all wanting to make a difference in our communities.

To view and apply for this job on the web visit:

https://www.uoncall.com/job/15512566