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First Nations People Project CoordinatorWISE Employment
Join WISE today and support the delivery of our new WISE ways to Work program At WISE, we positively impact the lives of 12,000 people with disability each year through sustainable ongoing employment. Due to the development of the WISE Ways to Work (WWtW) vocational rehabilitation and employment support program, a fantastic new opportunity has arisen for a First Nations People Project Coordinator to join the WISE team. The aim of the WWtW program is to help people living with mental illness prepare for the world of work through a supported and graded pathway into employment.
As the First Nations People Project Coordinator, you will take ownership with ensuring all outputs and outcomes across this program are delivered on time and within budget. Through networking with key members of the First Nations community, you will identify suitable employment opportunities for WWtW participants and ensure the program has sufficient uptake of eligible participants at all times. You will also work closely with your team to identify and implement ways to address the needs and barriers that our program participants face with gaining employment.
What do we offer? You will be working for an organisation that is making a significant positive impact on society. Since 1992, WISE has been committed to providing quality employment, training, occupational rehabilitation and allied health services to people with disability and less advantaged members of the community. WISE also operates two highly successful socially inclusive social enterprises.
You will work in a collaborative, professional team within an agile and positive work environment. You will be part of a workplace, which genuinely cares about its people, our customers and the community at large. You will be a valued member of the WISE family and receive a competitive remuneration package including base salary, not for profit salary packaging, company laptop and iPhone.
This opportunity is a full-time maximum term contract to 30 June 2023 aligned to our funding arrangement. First Nations People are encouraged to apply. To be considered for this role, you will have: Exposure to working within the First Nations community and an understanding of the complex barriers the community faces Experience in program delivery within employment/mental health or community services related fields Excellent organisational and project management skills Demonstrated ability to build successful relationships with external community stakeholders and build relationships in the local employment market Excellent written and oral communication skills In addition, you will thrive on our key attributes: Customer Centricity Every action you take and decision you make considers the impact on the customer.
You deliver a high quality service to customers, demonstrating qualities of empathy and compassion. Curiosity & Creativity You are continually challenging the status quo to improve on what we do for our customers. You consistently ask qu....