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Employment Placement Facilitator


Employer: Whitelion
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Social Work, Youth, HR & Employment Services, Mental Health & Counselling
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 09 January, 2017.
Applications close: 23 January, 2017.

  • This role will be based at the Whitelion Head Office in West Melbourne.

Whitelion was established in 1999 as a non-profit community organisation that supports and empowers young people at risk to reach their full potential.

We are currently seeking a qualified and motivated Employment Placement Facilitator to deliver a new Victorian Government initiative: Jobs Victoria Employment Network (JVEN). Whitelion has been awarded funding to provide employment assistance to disadvantaged young people between the ages of 16-25.

Some of the position’s responsibilities include:

  • Provide case management support to young people assessed as eligible and participating in the JVEN program.
  • Support participants to Identify and address barriers to enable successful participation in employment and training.
  • Provide pre-employment training, employment placement and post placement support
  • Liaise with key stakeholder groups and community agencies
  • Identify and seek employment opportunities for participants
  • Provide mentoring and support to participants engaged in employment to successfully meet outcomes

To be successful in this role you will require a relevant tertiary qualification in Social Work, Youth Work, Psychology, Social Science or related areas and/or demonstrated relevant employment experience. You will also be required to undergo a criminal record check and hold a current Working with Children’s Check. Experience working in the Employment sector is highly regarded.

Salary is range is $55,881.28- $60,129.68 plus employer superannuation contributions of 9.5%.and generous salary packaging which includes a fully maintained motor vehicle. Whitelion also provide three additional annual leave days during the Christmas break.

A full position description is attached below.

How to apply for this job

Applicants should provide a Coverletter, Resume and completed Key Selection Criteria to Eliana Cuppari, Programs Manager Eliana.cuppari@whitelion.asn.au, using the subject line: Employment Placement Facilitator application via EthicalJobs.

Please note, applicants who do not address the Key Selection Criteria will not be considered.

For a copy of the position description please go to www.whitelion.org.au or for further information contact Eliana Cuppari Programs Manager on 0406 931 823

Applications close at 5:00 pm on Monday 23rd January 2017.

Supporting materials  PD Employment placement facilitator West Melbourne.pdf