Disability Employment Consultant

Job Title: Disability Employment Consultant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Adelaide Hills
Reference: JO-2101-4041.
Contact Name: Ruth Haren
Job Published: June 18, 2021 12:37

Job Description

  • Full time role.
  • Northern location.
  • Rewarding role, providing great workload diversity and professional growth.

About the company:

ProActiv People is a reputable and progressive provider of injury prevention, employment and injury management services to government and corporate organisations.

Their success is built on their multidisciplinary team, made of Allied Health experts and career practitioners, delivering complete (in-house) tailored services incorporating a Biopsychosocial approach.  

About the role:

Due to continual growth, a need has arisen for an Employment Consultant to join their team in the Northern suburbs. You will be required to provide advocacy, coaching and Job Seeking programs to clients as they seek employment. Your focus will be to manage a caseload of Job Seekers with a disability, injury or health conditions, by providing tailored and comprehensive job services, with the end goal of obtaining meaningful and sustainable employment. 

Duties include:

  • Provide tailored support and facilitate client development to overcome their barriers to employment
  • Provide practical interview coaching, application support and job seeking support
  • Build relationships with potential employers
  • Negotiate employment opportunities on behalf of participants, by utilising wage subsidies and other available initiatives
  • Provide Post Placement Support to employers and participants linking them to intervention services, Allied Health providers etc

Skills & experience:

The successful candidates will be highly organised, with a high level of interpersonal skills. Self driven, with a positive disposition and can do attitude, you will ideally have some experience in sales and relationship management. Your background might include some experience in retail, telemarketing, hospitality and customer service. Employment services experience, particularly in the disability sector, is highly desirable. Due to the nature of the work, compassion, patience and great communication skills will be paramount. A willingness to undertake a National Police Check, Working with Children Check and Disability Services Employment Check is essential.   

Culture & benefits:

You will be part of a supportive and structured mentor driven induction program, for the delivery of their multidisciplinary best practice employment service model. Being an Employment Consultant is a rewarding role as you place people into meaningful employment. A warm, inclusive family environment, where you are supported and your work is recognised awaits.

Applications in Microsoft Word only should be addressed to Ruth Haren. Telephone enquiries are welcome on 8100 8875 quoting reference number JO-2101-4041. To apply, please click the 'Apply' button.

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