Employment Consultant / The Disability Trust / Illawarra

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Regional NSW (Wollongong, Illawarra and South Coast)
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The Disability Trust
Date listed
07 January 2014 (Posted 105 days ago)

THE SCOPE AND PURPOSE OF THE JOB 

The role involves working in partnership with Workskills management, staff and 

clients to provide high quality vocational services. The Employment Consultant will 

provide case management to a diverse caseload of job seekers to help job seekers 

with disability, injury or health condition to find and retain safe and sustainable 

employment. The employment consultant will typically assist clients with job search, 

job placement, post placement support and marketing the service and job seekers to 

prospective employers.



QUALIFICATIONS, KEY SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO ACHIEVE OUTCOMES/KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS FOR THIS POSITION: 

 

Essential: 




  • Having or working towards a relevant certificate IV (or Certificate III with 2 years relevant experience) within 12 months. 

  • Experience in the case management of people with disability or disadvantage and/or experience working with people with disability in other relevant contexts. 

  • Capacity to plan, coordinate and evaluate activities in relation to individual employment and/or training programs. 

  • Capacity to exercise substantial independent judgement within a framework of general supervision. 

  • Ability to work productively as a member of a team and contribute to team success. 

  • Ability to be outcome focused and achieve performance targets negotiated with management. 

  • A high level of written and verbal communication skills. 

  • A high level of computer skills. 

  • Current Driver's Licence. 



 

Desirable: 

 




  • Experience working with the Employment Services System (ESS) database. 

  • A sound knowledge of services and programs available from Government organizations and disability service providers. 

  • Knowledge and understanding of Occupational Health and Safety processes. 



 

REVIEW PROCESS FOR THIS POSITION 

A 6 month probationary period, and a yearly Performance Development Review. 


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