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NDIS Youth Consultant / Support - Wyong

Job Centre Australia

Work for an organisation dedicated to making a difference for inclusivity and diversity and which really 'walks the talk' by providing diverse, supported career paths for its team.

Make your mark supporting youth with disabilities to achieve their social, independence and employment goals through the delivery of personally tailored, capacity building supports.

Work with an energetic, friendly and committed team in a role that allows you to develop, motivate  and inspire young adults to reach their ambitions.

Welcome to Job Centre Australia

Operating since 1990, Job Centre Australia Limited is a nationally accredited specialist Disability Employment Partner and youth NDIS provider.

We empower youth to try new experiences, establish connections within the community, develop the skills to live independently, form new friendships and access and maintain employment  By creating meaningful employment for people with disability, we elevate awareness, inclusion and the contribution of all people, to local communities and economies.

Our vision: Communities where all people can achieve their potential

Our purpose: We create opportunities for development, empowerment & enhanced independence. We build people's capability & strengthen communities through:

  • Fostering awareness of the benefits of diversity
  • Employment & education
  • Active engagement with local partners
  • Customised support

Position Purpose

The Youth Consultant provides end to end support for JCAL participants/candidates in preparation for employment and/or life skills, including internal training, workplace and community support and HR case management assistance to ensure positive, productive outcomes for JCAL participants/candidates.

They play a critical role in ensuring JCAL participants/candidates are supported to achieve outcomes aligned with individualised employment, social and independence goals.

Youth Consultants work with dedicated Youth Workplace Consultants to develop the skills and employability of participants and ensure progress towards individual career and life goals. Youth Consultants must identify and implement, or refer to appropriate services, appropriate intervention strategies to build motivation, skills and experience of participants to become ready to move into open employment.

You have

  • The drive and ambition to design and deliver creative workshops to engage and support youth with all abilities.
  • Not essential but it would be desirable if you had relevant qualifications (or working towards) in Community Services or Education or youth work or similar
  • High level of computer literacy
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • An energetic, positive attitude with a commitment to personal development and career progress 
  • Ability to work in an ever changing environment
  • Resilience and confidence in conflict resolution to support with challenging behaviours
  • Confidence in developing employer and community partners to establish work experience and employment opportunities
  • An understanding of the NDIS 

Essential                         

  • Eligible to work in Australia
  • Current driver's license
  • NDIS Worker Screening Check
  • Working with Children's Check
  • Current Police Check

You get

  • A varied and challenging role no 2 days are the same
  • Work with a dynamic, enthusiastic and supportive team
  • Employee Assistance Program to support your health and wellbeing and Financial Outcomes
  • Ongoing training, support and development
  • In addition to your remuneration, you will enjoy generous tax-free salary packaging benefits

And more….

JCAL is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage applications from people with culturally diverse backgrounds, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people living with disabilities.

How to apply

To apply, please click "Apply Now" and follow the instructions. 

If you do not hear from us with 2 weeks of the closing date you application has been unsuccessful. However we hope you will consider applying for other positions as they arise

Start Date: ASAP

Please note: National Police Check, NSW Working With Children Check and NDIS Worker Screening check are required prior to commencing employment. 

JCAL website to view all our opportunities please visit our website jobcentreaustralia.com.au/jobs.

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