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Reference Number 14202
Position Title Employment Consultant
Employment Type Maximum Term Full Time
Organisation Sydney Wide Area
Location Fairfield City Corps
Award/Enterprise Agreement Award Free
Position Summary
  • Part-Time Role (30.4 hours per week)
  • 12 Month Max-Term Contract
  • Leading Non-For-Profit Organisation

"Work for an organisation that really makes a difference"

The Company

The Salvation Army (TSA), an international movement, is an evangelical branch of the universal Christian Church.  Our message is based on the Bible; our ministry is motivated by love for God.  The mission is both spiritual and practical, encompassing the preaching of the Gospel of Jesus Christ and the alleviation of human suffering and distress without discrimination.

The Role

The Employment Consultant is responsible for coordinating all aspects of the EmploymentPlus Local program at Fairfield, Liverpool and Campsie Corps. This voluntary employment service provides humanitarian migrants with local, personal support to find sustainable employment. The Employment Consultant will support a caseload of highly disadvantaged job seekers with complex barriers to employment.

The Employment Consultant is responsible for delivering a range of preparatory and job search support activities, including securing employment for each participant of the program through active reverse marketing (advocacy) with local employers. They will provide leadership and coaching to a team of volunteers at each centre to build the capacity of The Salvation Army to deliver local employment services.

This part-time (30.4 hours per week) role is a 12 month maximum term role, located 1 day at Liverpool Corps, 1 day at Campsie Corps and 2 days at Fairfield Corps.

A full position description can be downloaded from the link below.

What we are seeking from you?

  • Successful program management/coordination experience in a similar context, including management of caseload, maintenance of client records, program budget and liaison with community stakeholders
  • Experience in frontline employment service delivery with CALD job seekers with complex barriers to employment, including delivery of both group activities and individual coaching / case management
  • Demonstrated success achieving placement and outcome goals in a government regulatory environment
  • Demonstrated ability to engage with employers, source vacancies and broker employment for candidates – reverse marketing skills are essential
  • Demonstrated ability to think creatively, find innovative solutions to complex social and employment problems  
  • Mandatory National Police Check
  • Mandatory Working with Children Check
  • Driver’s license essential

 

Successful applications must include a current resume and a cover letter addressing the above essential requirements.

Application closes on 26 April 2019

 

 

The Salvation Army is a Child Safe Organisation. All child facing roles will require the successful completion of a Working with Children Check.

Applications for all other roles require a mandatory National Police Check.

 

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Closing Date 26/04/2019
Position Description
Employment Consultant Fairfield Corps April 2019.pdf Open
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Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.