Employment Consultant

Job No: VNA285
Location: Canberra, ACT

  • Permanent, full-time opportunity
  • Based at our Canberra location with occasional travel to support clients in Southern NSW
  • Base Salary + Superannuation = $98,081 + Salary Packaging

Do you want to make a difference and become a part of a team that supports a future where people who are blind or have low vision can live an independent life they choose?

If so, then this might be the perfect role for you!

About us

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 who have low vision to achieve the possibilities they choose in life.

About who we support

Vision Australia provides services to more than 25,500 clients from 35 Vision Australia centres in Victoria, New South Wales, the Australian Capital Territory, Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia; and through outreach programs in the Northern Territory and Tasmania.

About the role

  • Provide face to face 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.
  • Travel to clients work place is required at times, including Southern NSW

View the Position Description for this role

About you

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;
  • Minimum 2 years experience in Disability Employment Services is preferred;
  • Ability in establishing and building positive working relationships with all levels of staff, clients and external stakeholders and promoting services, including government departments.

Benefits of working at Vision Australia

  • Generous salary packaging options
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Exciting career paths
  • Exceptional professional development opportunities

Salary Packaging

  • With the offer of Salary Packaging, you can use some of your salary to pay for everyday expenses before income tax is calculated, meaning you pay less tax and have more money to spend. That’s because your salary packaging money is deducted first and then your tax is calculated on the remaining amount.

Find out more about Salary Packaging


If you have any questions about the role, please contact the below Hiring Manager.

Name: Margaret Thompson

Email: Margaret.Thompson@visionaustralia.org


Vision Australia is committed to do all that is reasonable to ensure the safety, welfare and wellbeing of clients (including children); their families; the community; staff and volunteers; and any other person entering Vision Australia’s workplace. Police checks, state working with children checks, NDIS Worker Screening checks and Professional Registrations form part of Vision Australia’s probity screening standards ensuring that quality services are provided in a safe environment.

To apply

If this sounds like a great fit for you then please complete our online application process.

Applications should consist of a full resume and a cover letter. Please note pdf documents are not accepted for accessibility reasons.

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

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

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