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Job Coach - Newcastle

The Salvation Army
  • Work in a tough but rewarding environment
  • Contribute to a high performing team
  • Make a tangible difference in people's lives through helping them gain employment

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.

Our Job Coaches provide professional case management and assessment services to prepare EPlus job seekers for employment. The Job Coach fulfils a central role in EPlus' service delivery model by providing both individual coaching and support to job seekers as well as facilitating group activities which help job seekers to actively and effectively search for work. The Job Coach works closely alongside other professional EPlus staff including Recruitment, Allied Health and Training teams to ensure job seeker support is relevant and seamless.

As part of the Salvos our values and mission define who we are and why we fight. Working in a local employment service is fast paced, demanding and competitive, but you will change lives.

The Salvation Army Employment Plus is not a soft option and the job can be tough, but our experienced employment teams have been empowering people to find the right job since 1998. While Employment Plus is a not-for-profit organisation with a strong dedication to helping people find work, we operate in a highly competitive market and as such, high performance and aiming to exceed required targets is vital for all our employees.

What we need from you is a demonstrated track record of:

    • Time management and delivery of a high quality service
    • Confidence in approaching and communicating with clients and stakeholders
    • Achieving financial performance targets
    • Building strong partnerships to deliver a service
    • Understanding and using data to achieve targets
    • Quality attention to detail and administrative skills

    In this role you will:

    • Be accountable for achieving targets in a challenging government contract environment
    • Ensure you consistently deliver commercial returns whilst producing sustainable employment outcomes for a diverse group of job seekers

    Employment Services experience is highly valued however, we would love to hear from you if you have experience in hospitality, retail, recruitment or similar fast paced results focused service environments.

    To apply for this great opportunity within our team use the "apply" button and complete the online application including a cover letter addressing the above requirements.

    Successful applicants will be required to undertake a police check, it is not mandatory to have a clear criminal history.

    A WWCC or relevant state equivalent is mandatory for this role.

    Employment Plus is an equal employment opportunity employer, we encourage applications from Indigenous Australians and candidates with culturally diverse backgrounds.

    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.

    To learn more about our organisation, mission and values visit our website at employmentplus.com.au.

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