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May

Youth Job Coach

Workskil Australia - Fairfield, NSW

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

About the Role

The Youth Job Coach is responsible for providing intensive person centred case management and mentorship to approximately 80 Transition to Work (TtW) participants, aged 15-24. The role will include undertaking ‘direct employer marketing’ and the running of facilitated group-based job search sessions to motivate and promote further job placements for customers. You will undertake detailed assessments, set goals, stabilise non-vocational issues, improve vocational skills, refer to a range of services and assist the young person find sustainable employment or re-enter education and provide post placement support.

This role is being offered on a full time, ongoing basis.

You’ll also experience the work/life balance that comes with working a 9 day fortnight, with a dedicated and fixed day off every second week. You will still receive the remuneration of a full time employee in addition to the ability to salary sacrifice. This challenging role will be a well sought after opportunity so we encourage you to submit your application at your earliest convenience.

About You

To be successful in the role you will be able to:

  • Work effectively with culturally diverse range of people, employers and staff;
  • Effectively prove your strong knowledge of industry and the labour market;
  • Demonstrate your strong assessment and motivational skills;
  • Demonstrate your communication skills to negotiate customised jobs for customers with barriers to employment;
  • Prove your ability to motivate and develop positive relationships with all stakeholders including staff;
  • Demonstrate strong task and time management with attention to detail and data integrity;
  • Demonstrate strong computer literacy with Microsoft Office suite, Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business’ IT System (ESS Web), including the ability to type 30 words per minute; and
  • Prove your ability to read, interpret and apply both corporate and operational policy and procedures.

Prior working experience with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander customers/ communities is highly advantageous.

You will also be required to:

  • Hold a current drivers’ licence; 
  • Hold a current WWCC clearance (or ability to obtain);
  • Have experience within the Employment Services or a related industry;
  • Have a minimum Certificate IV in Youth Work, Youth Justice, Employment, Community Services or equivalent; and
  • Demonstrated experience supporting young people into work and education.

About Us

Workskil Australia is a national not-for-profit and charitable organisation, with almost 40 proud years of supporting Australians to achieve sustained economic and social self-reliance. We do this by providing a range of employment, work experience, disability, youth, Indigenous and community services across New South Wales, South Australia, Western Australia and Victoria.

We promote a positive team culture where high performance can thrive. We value excellent customer service, integrity and honesty in our employees. We look for employees who have a genuine passion for working with those in need, are results-focused and can contribute to a strong team. In return for your truly valued contribution we will support your ongoing career development and offer a friendly, supportive & innovative environment for you to thrive.

We work hard every day to:

  • Work with our Customers to secure great long-term job opportunities.
  • Meet the labour needs of business and industry through quality recruitment services at no cost.
  • Assist businesses with diversifying their workforce.
  • Provide specialist employment and community services to people seeking work, including people with mental illness, injury or disability and Indigenous Australians.
  • Deliver work experience projects to the community.

Our values remain at the heart of everything we do and we strive to conduct our business with the highest degree of care, integrity, respect, honesty and service. We believe that the care, respect and high level of service we give to all of our customers is our key point of difference.

Remuneration

A competitive salary will be negotiated commensurate with skills and experience. As Workskil Australia is a public benevolent institution, we can also offer a portion of the salary through tax effective salary packaging.

About your Application

For your application, please include both a cover letter and resume. Your letter should set out why you are the appropriate candidate for the role. For ease of upload, we encourage you to combine these into one file as a pdf or word document. Please also note that a psychometric assessment is part of the application process, so please allow yourself approximately 15 minutes to complete your application. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Prior to an offer of employment being made, candidates must provide authority for a Federal Police Clearance and other checks that may be a requirement of the position. To learn more about working at Workskil Australia click here https://www.workskil.com.au/about-us/work-with-us/

We are actively looking to fill this role and reserve the right to shortlist and interview applicants whilst this advertisement is open so encourage you to submit your application at your earliest opportunity.

Workskil Australia is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer and we welcome applicants who identify as Indigenous, are from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds or have disability. We deliver a range of employment and community services to children, young people and their families and are committed to creating a safe environment for children and young people in the delivery of these services.

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Fairfield, NSW

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work




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