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Employment Consultant - Bairnsdale

The Salvation Army

Start your career with The Salvation Army today!

We are looking for compassionate people who share our mission and values. If you have the passion and drive to commit yourself to a challenging and rewarding role; we invite you to review our current vacancies.


The Salvation Army is one of Australia’s largest and most-loved charities, helping thousands of Australians every year find hope in the midst of all kinds of personal hardship. The Salvation Army offers the opportunity to use your professional skills and expertise to make a real difference in the lives of people who need help most.

The Salvation Army Employment Plus is currently going through an exciting time as we commence the new Workforce Australia contract.
Due to our program's ongoing success and our need for expansion, we are looking for performance driven individuals with strong relationship building skills to assist our participants to overcome barriers, connect with local businesses to fulfil their labour needs and ensure ongoing and sustainable employment outcomes are met.

In return, we offer:

  • An opportunity for an accrued day off every 4 weeks
  • Up to 8 weeks leave per year through our purchase leave scheme
  • Discounted Health Insurance
  • Generous tax-free salary packaging benefits
  • Paid Parental leave offering of 12 weeks
  • Up to 5 days paid leave per year to support a TSA program or activity
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Great reward and recognition initiatives, including team performance bonuses
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities
  • A rewarding and supportive culture

At the Salvation Army Employment Plus (EPlus), we have empowered people to find the right job since 1998 as part of the Australian Government's Employment Services network. We've worked with over 200,000 businesses across Australia and seen well over half a million Australians successfully placed in employment. We drive high performance with a forward thinking, results driven culture, that you will be proud to be a part of.

About the role:

  • Manage a caseload of participants
  • Actively engage with participants to secure sustainable employment outcomes including reverse marketing to employers
  • Clearly identify and address barriers preventing participants from being job ready
  • Deliver engaging one on one appointments aimed at getting your participants motivated, job ready and on the path to employment
  • Apply strong problem-solving skills and resilience to maximise employment outcomes

About you:

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in case management
  • Ability to overcome objections and break down barriers that exist for people who are unemployed
  • You are a confident and trustworthy self-starter who thrives on the opportunity to achieve meaningful results and problem solve
  • The ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds and circumstances
  • Demonstrated experience in achieving and exceeding business KPI's and targets
  • Computer skills and knowledge of MS Office is essential
  • Previous experience in Employment Services, Sales, Recruitment or like industries is highly advantageous

Are you ready to be part of a growing not-for-profit, thrive in a challenging but rewarding role and work alongside your participants in transforming their lives for the better through employment? If the answer is YES! Apply now and upload a resume and cover letter outlining what makes you a suitable candidate for this position.

A current Working with Children Check or relevant state equivalent is a mandatory requirement for our positions. Successful applicants will be required to undertake a police check, it is not mandatory to have a clear criminal history.

The Salvation Army requires all employees and volunteers to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our community. We also adhere to all current and future health directives that affect our employees. Please consider this requirement when applying to a position at The Salvation Army.

The Salvation Army Employment Plus is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people. We value people of all cultures, languages, capacities, sexual orientations, gender identities and/or expressions. We are committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
We value Integrity, Compassion, Respect, Diversity, and Collaboration.

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