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Youth Employment Consultant - Gosford

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.

Join our high performing Transition to Work (TTW) team and support young people in changing their lives through employment and further education.

The goal of The Salvation Army Employment Plus Youth Services is to empower young people to focus on their skills and ability to prepare for, find and keep a job.

The Salvation Army Employment Plus has successfully worked with over 200,000 businesses across Australia and seen over half a million Australians placed into employment.

About the role 

  • Every day you get to make a difference to someone's life
  • Take ownership of the process from initial appointment through to post employment support
  • The Youth Employment Consultant role would see you creating and identifying unique individual employment opportunities for participants
  • You will support young participants with complex needs to address barriers to employment and achieve their ultimate goal of obtaining and maintaining long term stable employment
  • You will be working with a range of participants in the Transition to Work program operating within our customer centred service delivery model. 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.
  • Contract position until June 2022

TSA considers that being of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander decent is a genuine occupational qualification under s 14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW)

Is this you?  

  • Do you like helping young people achieve their career goals
  • Ability to relate and interact with individuals with complex barriers
  • Ability to act on own initiative and follow policy guidelines
  • Can strike up a conversation with anyone
  • Have excellent Reverse Marketing and Cold Calling Skills
  • Can think on your feet and adapt to challenging situations
  • Are you a self-driven, motivated person who can work autonomously and achieve set goals?
  • Have strong administration skills, chasing goals and communicating with wide range of people
  • Demonstrated experience in achieving and exceeding business targets and KPIs
  • Currently hold a valid driver's licence 

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:  

  • Chance to join our Youth Employment Services business and help grow the organisations youth services
  • Access to generous tax-free salary packaging benefit
  • An opportunity for an accrued day off every 4 weeks

As a not-for-profit organisation, any surplus we make is directed back into The Salvation Army's social programs - providing relief to the homeless, the underprivileged, victims of disaster and many other local programs that make a difference in people's lives.  

If the above sounds like you, apply today!

Employment Plus is an equal employment opportunity employer, we encourage applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage and candidates with culturally diverse backgrounds. We provide an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of our people. Employment Plus is a child safe organisation that is committed to ensuring the wellbeing of children and young people and protecting them from harm.

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

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