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Employment Consultant – Brisbane

Are you looking to make a positive difference in someone’s life? Employment Options is a well-established specialist Disability Employment Service that assists people with a physical disability to find and maintain employment.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual who has outstanding communication skills with a collaborative approach, to join the team as a full time Employment Consultant!

As an Employment Consultant you will:

  • Prepare participants for entry into employment using a range of strategies
  • Assist participants to identify employment related strengths and to address barriers
  • Locate individual work experience or voluntary work placements if required
  • Locate appropriate, high quality training opportunities if required
  • Assist participants with presentation skills when meeting employers, including clothing, grooming, body language, attitude, formal greetings, etc
  • Assist participants to develop a positive mind-set
  • Assist participants to develop relevant training qualifications and obtain all licences for their chosen field of employment
  • Develop a realistic employment goal with each participant with at least one type of employment as this goal
  • Assists participant to apply for positions on the internet as required
  • Craft and discuss resume at Employment Consultant team meetings
  • Work on barriers to employment.

What’s needed to be successful?

  • Excel at building and maintaining strong relationships with a wide range of people
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in assisting individuals to find and maintain employment
  • Ability to work independently and proactively.

What can we offer?

  • A friendly and supportive team
  • Commitment to ongoing learning & development
  • Flexible work conditions
  • 100% salary sacrificing options exclusive to not for profit.

Employment Options is a service of Spinal Injuries Australia

For more information, view the position description.