ParentsNext Consultant (Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander) at Community Solutions

Community Solutionsis hiring people as ParentsNext Consultant (Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander). The Selected person will be earn at least Undisclosed AUD per month. There are also many more opportunities. Read the entire post carefully to know all the details related to this job.
PostingParentsNext Consultant (Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander)
Job EmployerCommunity Solutions
LocationEmployment Services
SalaryUndisclosed
Job SectorEmployment Services
  • Permanent part-time opportunity based in Gympie (4 days per week Tuesday – Friday)
  • Great location for anyone based on the Sunshine Coast North; some travel required to our other Sunshine Coast sites
  • If you identify as Aboriginal and/ or Torres Strait Islander and are passionate about assisting people to achieve their employment goals? Then this is the role for you!

What can we offer you?

  • An attractive remuneration package, including Salary Packaging – package up to $15,900 per year tax free. Less tax = more take home pay for you!
  • In addition to your tax-free benefit, you can also use up to $2,650 of your pre-tax income to pay for entertainment expenses (meals, holiday accommodation etc.)
  • Corporate Health Insurance plans and discounts with our corporate partners
  • An Employee Assistance Program – a free and confidential counselling service available to all staff and family members
  • Encouraged and supported ongoing professional development and diverse career opportunities

About the role

We are now looking to hire a consultant on a permanent part-time basis to support our high-quality outcome focused ParentsNext pre-employment program. This role will essentially be responsible for assisting parents to identify achievable goals and activities that will support their transition to employment and/or further their education and training. This may include referrals to specialist services, facilitating group activities and linking parents with community-based supports.

Other key duties will include:

  • Effectively support participants to identify their barriers to employment and to set personal goals
  • Administration, accurate documentation including case notes, reports, purchase orders and program data collection
  • Maintaining regular engagement with participants, providing advice and comprehensive pre-employment support
  • Maintaining up to date knowledge and providing appropriate referrals for participants seeking support with domestic and family violence
  • Liaising with stakeholders such as Services Australia, education and vocational training providers, community services and employers for the benefit of connecting participants
  • Meeting key performance indicators by converting leads into sustainable placements

About You

  • You will have a solid understanding of the issues experienced by parents, including barriers to education, training and employment
  • You are comfortable working in a faced pace, complex role with lots of variety and lots of intensive administrative tasks involved
  • Demonstrated experience working with families with multiple and complex needs
  • Excellent interpersonal and consultation skills to enable the fostering of strong networks within the community
  • You have excellent listening skills with the ability to coach, mentor, encourage and motivate parents; a genuine respect for all customers
  • Strong compliance capabilities and IT skills are a must as typing meeting notes at speed will be part of your day to day
  • Knowledge of current labour markets and programs
  • Flexibitlity to travel to our other Sunshine Coast sites from time to time

Additional requirements:

  • To perform this role, it is essential that the person who holds the position be an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person. It is therefore a genuine occupational requirement under section 25 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 that applicants are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.
  • A current Working with Children Check/Blue Card or the willingness to gain one prior to successful commencement
  • A current and valid Driver’s Licence 
  • In line with the direction from the State Government, all authorised workers defined under the Queensland Public Health Order will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 from 15 December 2021. Community Solutions Group also requires all new employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

How to Apply

To demonstrate your interest in this role please submit a cover letter and up to date resume outlining your relevant experience as per the advertisement above.

Community Solutions Group makes a difference in people’s lives – supporting them to achieve their goals and working with them on their pathway to possibilities. We deliver a broad range of services focused on the employment, education, wellbeing and independence of individuals, families and communities across Queensland, Victoria and South Australia.

Community Solutions are part of Endeavour Foundation – one of the largest not-for-profit organisations in the country. Collectively, we are a leading for-purpose’ provider of a diverse and synergistic range of health and human services.

“We are a Circle Back Initiative Employer and we commit to respond to every applicant”

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