Specialist Employment Mentor

Workskil Australia Incorporated

The role of the Specialist Employment Mentor will focus on supporting Ex-Offender or Indigenous customers by providing intensive mentoring to ensure their transition into employment is successful and sustained. This role is being offered on a part time, ongoing basis located in Port Pirie.

About You

To be successful in the role you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate your ability to use the Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and ability to type (minimum 30 words per minute)
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrate your ability to work effectively with a culturally diverse range of clients, employers and staff
  • Demonstrate a high level of interpersonal skills with an ability to represent Workskil Australia to funders, employers, RTOs, Indigenous Communities, other employment service providers, and Indigenous people
  • Demonstrate sound knowledge of the local labour market
  • Prove your understanding of barriers to employment for disadvantaged individuals and Communities
  • Demonstrate experience working effectively with a culturally diverse range of people
  • Demonstrate an understanding of case management framework
  • Demonstrate sales and customer service experience
  • Demonstrate extensive working knowledge of federally funded Employment Programs and funding models
  • Demonstrate excellence as a case manager in assessing, referring and reducing vocational and non-vocational barriers
  • Demonstrate experience mentoring Indigenous job seekers in employment
  • Demonstrate experience in working with ex-offenders in an employment or rehabilitation setting
  • Proven ability to work in an outcome based, high pressure environment, positively and with enthusiasm

You will also be required to:

  • Have a minimum Certificate IV in Employment Services or Career Development
  • Hold a current driver’s licence and have own vehicle with the willingness to travel across the region
  • Be Indigenous or have extensive experience in working with Indigenous people and communities

To apply for this job please visit www.seek.com.au.