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Expressions of Interest - Employment Consultant jobactiveWDEA Works
Why Choose to Work with WDEA Works? WDEA Works is a community focused not-for-profit organisation offering Disability Employment Services (DES), jobactive programmes, Training (RTO), Social Enterprises, NDIS programs and activities . The organisation has been operating for over 30 years and has 16 full-time offices across Western Victoria and South Australia employing over 420 people. By choosing to work at WDEA Works, you’ll enjoy: Family-friendly organisational culture – work/life balance is a key priority Ongoing training and professional development Attractive salary packaging, enjoy the benefits of working for a not-for-profit Me Days – 4 additional leave days per year to focus on you.
Additional leave entitlements Bonus Leave – Get paid over the Christmas Holidays Employee Assistance Program Be part of a larger organisation that covers 29 sites across Western Victoria and SA Company issued laptops and mobile phones Use of fleet cars - no need to use your own car or to pay tax on a company car. Job Description This role is s uited to someone who enjoys a fast pace, target driven workplace where no two days are the same. It is both a challenging and highly rewarding work environment perfect for people who have come from a customer-focused sector and are looking for the stability of a full-time role with regular hours .
About the Role As an Employment Consultant your role is to help people requiring Disability Employment Services/through the jobactive program find ongoing and meaningful employment. You will be provided with a comprehensive induction and training to help you in this role. WDEA Works is community-focused not-for-profit organisation looking for an Employment Consultant to work out of their Bendigo office in the jobactive team.
In an average week you will: Work with jobseekers to uncover their interests, passions and skills. Help them build their confidence, undertake additional training to become job ready to apply for suitable roles. Provide post-placement support to jobseekers who have found employment, provide support mechanisms to ensure they thrive in the workplace.
Develop relationship with local businesses and organisations. Approach local employers on behalf of jobseekers; confidence in proactively promoting our organisation and our jobseekers is key. Ensure that all jobseekers paperwork is completed, 60% of the role is administration.
Feel the thrill of helping someone find an employment opportunity that will change their life. Desired Skills and Experience You will receive full training to help you gain all the knowledge and skills required to become an Employment Consultant, however there are a few skills which great Employment Consultant's possess: They are engaging and a people-person, keen to learn more about others and have a knack for making others feel comfortable in their presence. They are resilient, things don’t always go to plan – when this happens, they are able to put challenges aside and keep m....