About Us:Disability Services Australia (DSA) is a dynamic values based organisation supporting over 2000 people with a disability. We support people to develop the skills and capabilities they need to gain independence and participate in society. We take pride in enabling opportunities for choice, inclusion and achievement for people with a disability.About Your Role:As our SLES Employment Consultant, you will coach and assist our employees of different demographics to overcome barriers to employment, and support them in attaining and maintaining employment. Working in a fast-paced environment, you will provide one on one support and develop individualised job plans and action plans to build our employee’s capacity. This role is a great opportunity for an innovative, forward thinking and solutions focused individual to make a real difference in the lives of others.This position is based at our Mascot office.Key Responsibilities:Run assisted group and individual job search sessions.Assess work requirements, abilities and interest.Assist employees to develop the skills and knowledge to work safely and effectively.Develop individualised training plans, and deliver individual and group training.Liaise and negotiate with local business, employers, industry and other organisations on behalf of our employees, to job carve, or effectively refer them to suitable opportunities.Ensure efficiency and compliance with administrative processes. About You:You are a champion for change who strides to achieve better results. With your driven nature, you have demonstrated experience in meeting and exceeding performance base targets, and is able to work autonomously. You consider your communication and interpersonal skills to be your greatest strengths, and have the ability to build effective partnerships with employees, stakeholders and businesses. Having prior exposure with people with a disability or experience in a similar industry, you understand the challenges our employees face when looking for work. Importantly, you have a passion for the sector and relate to our mission and values.Highly desirable:Previous experience supporting young people with a disability.Ability to facilitate lessons.  60000 AUD Mascot 2020

Employment Consultant

  • Flexible work arrangement that support a great work life balance
  • Mascot Location
  • Permanent Full-time

About Us:

Disability Services Australia (DSA) is a dynamic values based organisation supporting over 2000 people with a disability. We support people to develop the skills and capabilities they need to gain independence and participate in society. We take pride in enabling opportunities for choice, inclusion and achievement for people with a disability.

About Your Role:

As our SLES Employment Consultant, you will coach and assist our employees of different demographics to overcome barriers to employment, and support them in attaining and maintaining employment. Working in a fast-paced environment, you will provide one on one support and develop individualised job plans and action plans to build our employee’s capacity. This role is a great opportunity for an innovative, forward thinking and solutions focused individual to make a real difference in the lives of others.

This position is based at our Mascot office.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Run assisted group and individual job search sessions.
  • Assess work requirements, abilities and interest.
  • Assist employees to develop the skills and knowledge to work safely and effectively.
  • Develop individualised training plans, and deliver individual and group training.
  • Liaise and negotiate with local business, employers, industry and other organisations on behalf of our employees, to job carve, or effectively refer them to suitable opportunities.
  • Ensure efficiency and compliance with administrative processes. 

About You:

You are a champion for change who strides to achieve better results. With your driven nature, you have demonstrated experience in meeting and exceeding performance base targets, and is able to work autonomously. You consider your communication and interpersonal skills to be your greatest strengths, and have the ability to build effective partnerships with employees, stakeholders and businesses. Having prior exposure with people with a disability or experience in a similar industry, you understand the challenges our employees face when looking for work. Importantly, you have a passion for the sector and relate to our mission and values.

Highly desirable:

  • Previous experience supporting young people with a disability.
  • Ability to facilitate lessons.

 

How You Can Join the Team:

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link. 

To work at DSA, the successful applicant must undergo a Police Record Check and provide a NSW Working with Children Check verification number.

DSA is an EEO employer with a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from all members of the community.

DSA appreciates the time and effort candidates have taken to submit their applications however, please note only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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