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Job Coach - DES - Devonport, Burnie

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.

About Us

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.

  • Support and empower clients with a disability, to find sustainable employment
  • Results focused role
  • Fast paced, fun team environment

At the Salvation Army Employment Plus (EPlus), We have a goal to empower people to focus on their skills and ability to find a job. We've worked with over 200,000 businesses across Australia and seen well over half a million Australians successfully placed in employment.

About the role

Plain and simple, each day you get to start and finish your day by making a difference!

Your role will be working with a range of participants in the Disability Employment Services program operating within our customer centred service delivery model. You will focus on creating a strategy to ensure the participant can overcome barriers to employment and successfully transition into the workforce. The best part about assisting a participant is you get to support the participant along their journey and share in the positivity that employment brings.

You will be successful by:

  • Engaging a wide variety of stakeholders for employment opportunities for your participants
  • Support your participants overcome barriers to gain, maintain and celebrate key employment milestones
  • Have strong administration skills, chasing goals and communicating with wide range of people

About you:

  • We want you to be passionate about what you do, there is nothing more rewarding then changing a life through employment, but you also need to be comfortable operating under a government framework and making decisions in accordance with Department guidelines.
  • Ability to overcome objections and break down barriers that exist for people living with a disability
  • A strong ability to problem-solve and communicate to a wide variety of stakeholders
  • Demonstrated experience in achieving and exceeding business targets and KPIs
  • Currently hold a full driver's licence

This role will be working across the Devonport, Burnie and some outreach sites.

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

What we offer:

  • An opportunity to join our new Disability Employment Services Program and help grow the organisations Disability Services
  • Access to generous tax-free salary packaging benefit
  • An opportunity for an accrued day off every 4 weeks
  • Ongoing support, training and development

TSA is a child safe organisation and is committed to protecting children and young people from harm.

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

The Salvation Army is a child safe organisation that is committed to ensuring the wellbeing of children and young people, and protecting them from harm. All child facing roles will require the successful completion of a Working with Children Check. Applicants for all other roles require a mandatory National Police Check.

We value Integrity, Compassion, Respect, Diversity, and Collaboration.

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