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April

Employment Consultant Toowoomba

UNITINGCARE QUEENSLAND - Darling Downs, WA

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JOB DESCRIPTION

The Opportunity:

UnitingCare's Employment Service is a Disability Employment Service funded by the Australian Government is assist job seekers with a disability to gain and maintain suitable employment within the open labour market.

We are currently seeking a motivated Employment Consultant to join our Toowoomba based team to assist in the provision of services to job seekers and local businesses. This role is responsible for:

  • Building relationships with employers and source job opportunities for our job seekers to gain and maintain meaningful and sustainable employment.
  • Assessing the needs of disadvantaged job seekers with disability, injury or health conditions and providing a broad range of services and supports to assist job seekers prepare for, gain and maintain sustainable employment opportunities; and
  • Engaging with local employers regarding their recruitment needs and referring suitably skilled and experienced job seekers to available vacancies, with the aim of achieving sustainable employment outcomes.

The position offers a high level of job satisfaction, as you are given the opportunity to make a positive difference within the community. You will be joining a progressive team with an employer that strives to provide optimum working conditions.

What you'll need: 

This opportunity calls for an outstanding communicator with an ability to effectively engage with internal and external stakeholders including community members and organisations. We’re looking for someone who is values driven and passionate about a safe employment environment that attracts, engages and retains our clients, their families and skilled employees.

To addition, you will possess the following:

  • A passion for assisting people to gain employment and enhance their careers
  • Demonstrated experience in business development, marketing and promoting an Employment Service to employers by developing and maintaining partnerships with potential and current employers, in order to generate increased sustainable employment opportunities
  • Demonstrated sound understanding of the local labour market
  • Experience working to and achieving KPI’s and milestones
  • Comprehensive working knowledge of technology in particular the Microsoft Office suite.
  • Demonstrated knowledge or the willingness to understand the application of the principles of Project SEARCH Model Fidelity, NDIS Quality and Safeguarding Framework and National Standards for Disability Services.
  • A current Positive Notice from Disability Services, willingness to undergo a “Working with Children Check” and a Suitability Card (Blue Card) prior to commencing employment.
  • Current CPR and First Aid Certificate.

Supporting you to support others: 

We’re proudly not-for-profit and offer you:

  • Access to salary packaging & meal and entertainment benefits
  • Flexible work arrangements to support work-life balance
  • Employee assistance, health & wellness programs
  • Values-based culture & rewards and recognition
  • Ongoing learning & development

Ready to work together? 

Our application process takes less than 15 minutes – Click the ‘APPLY’ button below to be taken to our online application process and upload your resume and cover letter.

Our team are available to answer any questions you may have. We’ll do our best to get back to you 2 weeks from the closing date.

UnitingCare is committed to being a child safe, child friendly organisation and for all children who come into contact with our services we will provide welcoming, safe and nurturing services, prevent child abuse and neglect within our services and appropriately and immediately address child abuse and neglect if it does occur To read more about our commitment to child safety please head tohttp://unitingcareqld.com.au/advocacy/child-safety

Through our values UnitingCare are proud of our teams diversity, we believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce to help us achieve the best outcomes for the communities in which we operate and serve. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as a part of the Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Community.