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WorkReady Consultant

Ability Options

Who Are We? Ability Options provides employment and disability services to people who need assistance to achieve their aspirations and inclusion in the community. We operate services to support people with disabilities and those whose lives are changed as a result of accidents, unemployment and disadvantage. We are committed to a workplace culture that recognises diversity, equity and human rights.

We respect and value the contribution of people from all cultures, backgrounds and beliefs, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander people and people with disability. The Role As a WorkReady Consultant you will assist people with a disability to build their capacity and work towards achieving their goals, such as gaining employment or undertaking further education. This service focuses on utilising our strong networks and community links to create and develop vocational goals, life skills and source real-life work experience opportunities.

As the WorkReady service is guided by participants and their individual goals, you will work with participants to develop a personalised plan that is most beneficial and rewarding for them. A typical day as a WorkReady Consultant may include: Developing a person-centred plan with each participant Identifying employment and education goals Coordinating work experience placements Facilitating individual and group-based training sessions Coordinating and attending social events and excursions Proactively engaging with employers to secure opportunities for participants This role will be based in the Central Coast, mainly in Gosford and Wyong, with some travel required within the region. About You: To be successful as a WorkReady Consultant, prior experience in Employment Services, NDIS, education or youth work is highly desirable (but not essential).

If you have demonstrated experience in providing great customer service, meeting and exceeding KPIs and outcomes, and like working with people, then we would like to hear from you. Success in this role will also come from your natural ability to engage with a wide variety of external employers and providers to market your services to secure education and work opportunities for the participants you’re working with. Essential criteria: Understanding of person-centred approach Drivers licence (minimum P2) Working with Children Check (or willingness to obtain) Ability to undergo satisfactory police check Strong administrative skill set NDIS knowledge is desirable Why Work for Us? When you join Ability Options you will experience a vibrant, values driven organisation where the people we support are at the centre of everything we do.

In return for your skills and experience you will receive a competitive remuneration package, access to Fitness passport, a rewards and recognition program and the ability to significantly increase your take home pay with not-for profit salary packaging. To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below..

Date30 October 2020

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