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Vocation Program Consultants - Geelong

Stroke Association of Victoria Inc

We are seeking Vocation Program Consultants to join our expanding team in our regional Stroke Support Centres located in Bendigo, Geelong, Shepparton, Morwell and Ballarat.

About the role:

You will be joining a team of knowledgeable, passionate and supportive Coordinators and will be responsible for the implementation of our Vocation Support Program. Using a case management model, you will work closely with stroke survivors to identify their employment (paid or voluntary) and/or education goals. You will offer a person-centred approach, which is dependent on the participant’s goals, strengths and needs post-stroke. Working to develop a pathway to achieve their goals, you will provide support, advocacy and linkages with other local services providers, local businesses and/or education/training facilities.

About you:

You are a highly motivated team player who thrives on working with and helping people. You offer a strategic approach and are organised & structured in your working. Your interpersonal skills are of the highest quality, with the demonstrated ability to work with people of all ages & backgrounds, and an empathy with disadvantaged & unemployed people. Ideally, you are someone with established links within community and disability services, have an awareness of the local labour market and aren't afraid to develop new relationships with local employers.

This is a part-time role, hours are flexible, and can be structured around your availability.

Your qualifications & experience:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a similar role or the Disability Services/Not-for-Profit sector.
  • Certificate IV in Disability Services or Employment Services highly desirable, but not essential.
  • Qualification in youth work, social or welfare studies is desirable, but not essential.
  • Experience working with people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities.
  • Experience working within a person-centred and strength based framework.
  • Understanding of the disability service system, Centrelink, NDIS and various government employment supports is desirable.
  • Maintain a valid right to work in Australia.
  • COVID-19 vaccination, aligned with Victorian Government mandates for Disability Workers.
  • Satisfactory completion of a National Police Check.

A position description is attached.

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