Careers at yourtown

Senior Job Placement Coach

Job no: 492596
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Ipswich
Categories: Employment Services

What does a Senior Job Placement Coach do at yourtown?

As the Senior Job Placement Coach, you will be part of a team that works together with the young person, and will focus on building their skills, confidence and readiness to enter employment through targeted and tailored activities. Under the direction of the line manager you will also allocate work to the team and act as the escalation point in absence of the line manager. Every day will be different but day to day you will be:

  • Completing intake assessments with the job seeker to determine work readiness; goal setting with the job seeker;
  • Job matching, cold calling and reverse marketing the job seeker to employers;
  • Delivering employability workshops to increase job readiness;
  • Resolving escalation and making decisions under the advisement of the line manager;
  • Providing advice to team members on complex cases and orientating and training new staff.

This role will be based in Ipswich. Remuneration for this role commences at $69,634 per annum + 9.50% Superannuation + salary packaging. www.remserv.com.au/salary-packaging/how-it-works 

About you

You are passionate about what you do. To you this is not just a job, it is your career – a choice that you make every day! Your practice is client focussed, our young people are at the heart of it and you understand that they are the experts in their own lives. 

In addition you also possess;

  • Demonstrated experience in Employment Services;
  • A solid understanding of the local labour market as well as the barriers faced by disadvantaged young people;
  • Proficient skills in using technology and systems; our compliance requirements are high and your administration needs to be on par with this. 

About yourtown

yourtown's mission is "To enable young people, especially those who are marginalised and without voice, to improve their quality of life." We take the time to listen, understand and encourage young people to find their place.

For over 15 years, yourtown has been providing quality employment services throughout Australia in communities facing long-term unemployment. Employment Services at yourtown works persistently to address youth unemployment and its causes, by unpacking the challenges a young person might have and finding the right solution for that young person. 

If you are looking for an opportunity where you are encouraged to think outside the box, help drive change and have a positive impact on the lives of young people, we would love to hear from you! Come find your place at yourtown.

Contact:  Tharshi Thavapalan, Talent Acquisition Specialist 07 3867 1283

Closing Date: Thursday 25 January 2021

To apply, and for a full Position Description please visit: www.yourtown.com.au

yourtown is committed to providing services that protect and keep children, young people and adults at risk free from harm. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory screening for child-related employment including the completion of a National Criminal History Check and retention of a valid Working with Children Check. 

"In our team we value diversity, inclusivity and people who want to make a difference"  

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