DES Placement Consultant - ESS & DMS
MAX Solutions is committed to improving the lives of others. Providing employment, health, training and humanitarian services in more than 250 locations around Australia, MAX Solutions invests strongly in the development of our people. We foster strong relationships between staff, clients and the community and are driven to make a difference.
Your role is to source meaningful and sustainable employment outcomes that are focused on an individual’s development. You will provide participants with a disability, innovative, flexible and person centred employment assistance and support that is focused on the achievement of life goals and career aspirations. The position requires you to source appropriate and sustainable employment opportunities for our participants ensuring they are supported throughout their journey to become an independent worker.
In addition to this, you will work closely with Allied Health professionals to assist participants to increase their capacity to find and maintain paid employment that is congruent with the participants’ vocational goals and abilities. The Placement Consultant is responsible for ensuring efficient and effective delivery of assistance and advice to MAX Employment participants’ who are fully eligible for Disability Employment Services. In addition to the above duties you will also case manage participants with a range of physical and psychological conditions and may have supervisory responsibilities in employment to support their induction, training and independence in the workplace.
Assess participant’s eligibility for services, confirming their identity and explaining the services that MAX Employment will deliver Meet with new MAX Employment participants and with the assistance of Allied Health professionals, assess their need for ongoing training and development requirements that meet the skills and labour needs of employers Provide person centred services to participants that support their vocational goals Understand and practice the principles of caseload triage Ensure all Key Performance Indicator’s (KPI’s) are met including placement targets and subsequent conversion to employment milestones, departmental claims and all service requirements through effective caseload management Facilitate regular appointments with participants, arrange ongoing training and development activities and monitor participant’s attendance and participation in agreed activities including work experience opportunities Liaise with external service providers, health professionals and community organisations to increase social inclusion for participants Monitor participant progress whilst in employment and or education and document this progression and any identified support requirements in collaboration with the participant and employer in the participants’ Job Plan Complete required administration duties, vocational assessments and other required paperwork with the participant in a pre-determined timeframe Ensure....