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Employment Consultant - Lower Hunter region

Flourish Australia

Are you ready to help people achieve their employment goals? Then you are the person to fill our Employment Coordinator role working in the Lower Hunter region!

The position available is:

  • Closed-term full-time (1-year duration, with the possibility of an extension)
  • Monday to Friday
  • Based in Morisset
  • Level 4 on the Flourish Australia Enterprise Agreement (2018)

Who we are

Flourish Australia is one of Australia’s most experienced community mental health organisations. Our services are comprehensive and highly personalised because each person’s experience will be different and their needs, as an individual, are unique. Together we set goals, connect individuals with the right people, support services and opportunities to meet their needs.

We value diversity and encourage applications from suitably qualified people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island backgrounds, people from CALD and LGBTI communities and mature age candidates.

About the Opportunity

The Employment Coordinator will act as an expert resource to local Mental Health teams by providing support to local staff in the delivery of the DES program. You will assist sites in achieving DES targets by working as part of the Mental Health team.

As an Employment Coordinator you will:

  • Ensure that jobseeker intake, initial appointments and interviews are carried out at all sites in accordance with the DES program guidelines.
  • Support local site teams in assessing referred jobseekers according to their skills, vocational preferences and barriers to employment.
  • Engage local businesses and employers to source and create job vacancies for Flourish Australia’s jobseekers.
  • Provide support, mentoring and other assistance to ensure the sustainability of jobseeker employment placements and track all placements to maximise Employment Outcomes.

This vacancy would suit someone who wants to work as part of a multi-disciplined team with the support of our extensive organisation.

Selection Criteria

  • Experience within the Disability Employment Service Industry.
  • Strong communication skills, excellent interpersonal and organisational skills.
  • Customer service experience with demonstrable facilitation, presentation, mentoring and training skills.
  • Current Australian Driver’s Licence.

For further information and full criteria, see attached position description.

The Benefits

  • Attractive salary starting at $74,000 p.a. + 10% Super
  • Tax-free salary packaging available up to $15,900
  • Generous leave provisions including 17.5% leave loading + 2 additional days of personal leave +extra day paid leave over Christmas/New Year + paid parental leave
  • Family-friendly and flexible working conditions
  • Employee Assistance Program for confidential wellbeing support
  • Opportunities for professional development and training

All successful applicants will be asked to provide evidence of compliance with COVID-19 vaccination Public Health Orders (where applicable).

Interviews to be held before the New Year, apply now!

How to apply

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