Employment Consultant - DES

Job No: GENU681
Location: Maroondah Region

  • Empower people through employment 
  • Be part of a diverse, dynamic and supportive team environment
  • Generous salary packaging options – well regarded Not for Profit organisation

About MatchWorks

MatchWorks has a long and successful history as an employment services provider improving and enriching the lives of individuals through pathways to ongoing sustainable employment and effective recruitment solutions for employers. In this role you will be working within the Disability Employment Services Contract to assist individuals in the community with a disability, injury or illness find sustainable employment.

About the Role

Based in the Maroondah Region, as an Employment Consultant you will utilise your advanced interpersonal skills to assist a caseload of people with a disability, injury or health condition by providing individually tailored and comprehensive job services. Working closely with your colleagues you will share a common goal of ensuring candidates are successful in obtaining ongoing employment.

  • Conducting vocational assessments to identify job seeker barriers to employment and pathways into sustainable work
  • Assist job seekers with job applications, job search and interview skills
  • Build employability for job seekers through capacity building and training and/or work experience

About You

  • An ability to build rapport and maintain effective relationships with job seekers, employers and other key stakeholders.
  • A general understanding of the barriers to employment for people living with disabilities
  • Effective time management skills in response to business priorities
  • Varied work history to draw from particularly in the area of sales, marketing

About Our Benefits

  • Generous salary packaging options
  • Access to a free Employee Assistance Program including financial assistance and dietician services
  • Opportunity to purchase up to 4 weeks extra leave
  • Paid parental leave for primary carers after 12 months of employment

For further details please contact Chris Dearsley on 0419 310 932

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About MatchWorks

MatchWorks is one of Australia’s largest providers of jobactive and Disability Employment Services. We help businesses big and small build diverse and inclusive workplaces. We also assist people from all backgrounds, ages and abilities by supporting them into lasting employment. As part of not-for-profit organisation genU, we reinvest our profits back into the community. Our mission is to help people reach their full potential including people with disabilities, the ageing and those experiencing disadvantage.