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Career Coach (GradWISE) - Melbourne

WISE Employment


is an award-winning graduate program co-created by WISE Employment and Australian Universities. The program is designed to assist tertiary students living with a disability, illness, mental health condition, or injury in securing graduate and entry-level employment. Our goal is to empower students by removing barriers and supporting them to find a pathway to achieve career success and well-being.

Learn more about the GradWISE program: here.

Why your role matters:

As a GradWISE Career Coach, your role is pivotal in shaping the future of students with disabilities, injuries, illnesses, or mental health conditions. By joining the GradWISE program, you will be responsible for empowering students’ career well-being through career coaching, workshops and initiatives. You will advance inclusivity and equality in the workplace by removing barriers to accessing meaningful employment opportunities. You will be making a meaningful impact that will have a profound and lasting impact on the lives of these students and the broader landscape of graduate employment.

About you:

  • Background and ability to work effectively with people living with disabilities, injuries, illnesses, or mental health conditions
  • Experience in coaching individuals and groups, assisting them in developing a portfolio of skills, knowledge, and experiences
  • Excellent communication skills, allowing you to engage with students, universities, industry partners, and external support providers
  • Effectively collaborate in the delivery of the career coaching program, workshops and initiatives designed to bolster student employability within the higher education environment.
  • Demonstrate a strong customer-centric approach, ensuring that all actions and decisions prioritise the impact on the student, consistently delivering high-quality service with empathy and compassion.
  • Enthusiastic about promoting the GradWISE program and are passionate about inclusivity and diversity

Why should you join WISE Employment?

  • Excellent salary package including base salary, superannuation, not-for-profit salary packaging (tax savings), a company laptop & iPhone and more
  • A thriving organisation that genuinely cares for its people, our customers and the community at large
  • Fantastic reward and recognition initiatives and ongoing learning and development (inc. full training upon commencement)
  • Access to a generous range of employee benefits, including an annual Diversity Day, the ability to purchase additional annual leave and various healthy lifestyle initiatives
  • Access to exclusive benefits and discounts from leading retailers
  • Recognised as a "Top 30 Most Inclusive Employer 2022/2023" by Diversity Council Australia

About WISE Employment:

Celebrating 30 years in the employment services industry, WISE Employment is a not-for-profit organisation committed to providing quality employment, training and support to the disadvantaged members of our community, the long-term unemployed and people with disability. We aim to inspire, transform and empower people by connecting them with employers who care. WISE also operates two highly successful socially inclusive social enterprises along with a range of other programs and services aligned to the needs of the community.

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