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Employment Consultant

Vision Australia
  • Permanent Full Time
  • Canberra Location
  • Flexible Working Arrangements
  • Generous Salary Packaging Benefits

Vision Australia is a leading national provider of blindness and low vision services in Australia. We work in partnership with Australians who are blind or have low vision to help them achieve the possibilities they choose in life.

We support more than 27,500 people of all ages and life stages, and circumstances. We do this through 28 Vision Australia centres in Victoria, New South Wales, the Australian Capital Territory, Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia; 30 clinics; and through outreach programs in the Northern Territory and Tasmania.

An exciting opportunity awaits an experienced Employment Consultant to join our team in Canberra.

Responsibilities

As an Employment Consultant at Vision Australia you will:

  • Provide assistance to place employment candidates into suitable jobs including resume writing skills and interviewing skills training/support
  • Undertake reverse marketing of clients to potential employers
  • Assist and encourage jobseekers to apply for advertised job vacancies
  • Achieve key performance indicators and targets as set by Vision Australia or outlined in the funding agreement.

Requirements

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A tertiary degree in Human Resources or Disability Services and/or relevant experience equivalent to the degree
  • Experience in recruitment and selection, vocational assessment and career planning
  • A good understanding of current government initiatives in relation to employment services
  • Ability in establishing and building positive working relationships with all levels of staff, clients and external stakeholders and promoting services.

Working as part of Vision Australia you will enjoy a values based organisation with benefits including:

  • Friendly values based working environments
  • Generous salary packaging options
  • Exciting career paths
  • Exceptional professional development opportunities
  • Flexible working arrangements

We’re always on the lookout for energetic, motivated people who share our values to be Person Centred, Accountable, Collaborative, Commercially Focused and Agile.

How to apply

For more information about working at Vision Australia go to www.visionaustralia.org/careers.

Do you want to become a part of a team that supports a future where our clients have the opportunity like never before to live the life they choose? Please click here to be taken to our online application process.

Applications should consist of a full resume and a cover letter. Candidates should address the essential job competencies as outlined the position description and should also consider and be able to demonstrate Vision Australia’s organisational values which are central to the organisation’s culture. Applications should be uploaded as a word file. Please note pdf documents are not accepted for accessibility reasons.

As part of Vision Australia’s commitment to being an inclusive employer and embedding a culture where staff, volunteers and clients can be themselves and feel safe, and to protecting the best interests and safety of children and vulnerable people, successful applicants will be subject to a number of pre-employment checks including criminal history and working with children.

We encourage applications from candidates who are blind or have low vision.

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