- Exciting opportunity to combine your skills in HR or recruitment and your passion for working in an organisation with purpose!
- Convenient Frenchs Forest location with on-site parking.
The People & Partnerships Lead will be responsible for supporting the transition of our trainees into mainstream corporate and government employment.
The People & Partnerships Lead promotes and identifies potential placements in mainstream workplaces and will then manage the transition of Jigsaw trainees into mainstream workplace positions, while also identifying, developing and maintaining our partnerships with potential employment partners.
Key areas of accountability include:
- An ability to build strong, professional relationships with Jigsaw’s channel partners, external employers and people with disability to meet and exceed placement targets.
- The capability to assess candidates and accurately match them with channel partners, external employers and/or specific roles.
- Prepare and support your pool of ‘employment ready’ candidates for external meetings, interviews and their ‘first day’ on the job.
- Passionately promote your pool of ‘employment ready’ candidates to channel partners and external employers.
- Promote your pool of ‘employment ready’ candidates to self-advocate and independently job hunt to achieve employment goals.
- Track external outcomes including, but not limited to, time to place, success rates (3, 6, 12 months), employee and employer satisfaction etc.
- Complete all relevant administration duties related to position.
- Other ad hoc duties as required.
Qualifications and Skills required:
- A relevant tertiary qualification (social/community services/human resources) and/or 3+ years recent experience in an employment training or education setting.
- A positive, ‘can do’ attitude to support the placement and sustainable employment of ‘employment ready’ candidates in the mainstream.
- Have a passion and desire to demonstrate that people with disability should be fully included in the mainstream workforce by meeting and exceeding placement targets/outcomes.
- Strong verbal and written communications
- A high level of empathy and interpersonal skills
- Demonstrated experience in developing and maintaining relationships
- Strong organisational skills to juggle multiple scenarios and the ability to prioritise in response to dynamic business needs
- Ability to work hands-on as part of a team, and autonomously when required
- Desirable - understanding of (and/or experience with) NDIS and working with people with disability
- Possess a current unrestricted NSW driver's licence and registered motor vehicle (some local domestic travel required)