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February

Employment Preparation & Engagement Consultant

WDEA Works - Australia,

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

About WDEA Works

WDEA Works is a regional not-for-profit multi-faceted organisation that works together to create all-inclusive communities that embrace and value those with disability or disadvantage. WDEA Works various branches include the Federal Government’s jobactive and Disability Employment Service programs, Social Enterprises, Registered Training Organisation and the WDEA Works Foundation which has distributed over 1 million dollars to various groups around Victoria since 2004.

Today, more than 420 people are part of the WDEA Works team, at 29 sites across the Western half of regional Victoria and into South East South Australia. Choose to work for an all-inclusive organisation that is committed to adding value to your community and improving people’s lives.

  • Family-friendly organisation – work/life balance is a key priority!
  • Ongoing training and professional development
  • Attractive salary packaging benefits
  • Additional leave entitlements

Job Description

About The Role

The successful candidate will canvass the local community in order to promote WDEA Works Employment Services and create employment opportunities for participants The ideal candidate will have an ability to maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders, including participants, family members, carers, funding body staff and subsidiaries, community services and employers.

This role is focused on engaging community stakeholders to increase referrals to WDEA Works Employment programs and requires a motivated individual with experience in employment preparation and proven skills and experience in engaging business and community services that facilitates opportunities for people with various support requirements.

Desired Skills and Experience

Core duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Perform on boarding and registration of new participants into employment services programs and provide employment skills training and support to participant groups via the delivery, assessment and development of defined coursework
  • Provide individualised participant planning and support to prepare for employment via identification of support requirements, facilitating skills development opportunities in the community and liaising with community members and participant networks
  • Engage with community stakeholders and employers while providing intensive group and individual support to build the employment skills of people with a diverse range of capabilities.
  • To be successful you will have a knack for networking and customer service with a dynamic, confident personality that will work with local community and WDEA Works Employment Consultants to facilitate the placement and ongoing employment of Participants into work
  • For a complete list of core duties visit our careers page to view full position description

The position has high mobility and the successful applicant will be resourced with a car, phone and Notebook with data.

Additional benefits

Working with WDEA Works truly means working for a committed and caring organisation – helping people meet their full employment potential. But that’s not all we offer! A career with WDEA Works also means:

  • Working in an office environment, with typical business hours
  • Family-friendly organisational culture – work/life balance is a key priority!
  • Ongoing training and professional development
  • Attractive salary packaging benefits
  • Additional leave entitlements
  • A positive and motivated work environment with a proven track record for success

Interested in how you can use your natural affinity for people and service to help others? We want to hear from you!

For more information on this exciting career please contact Julianne Runnalls - Site Manager 0400179053

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