Careers at yourtown

Job Placement Coach

Job no: 493113
Work type: Permanent (Full-Time)
Location: Hervey Bay
Categories: Employment Services

As the leading Not for Profit organisation in mental health support and Employment Services, yourtown has expanded its Employment services footprint to a new region in Hervey Bay!

We offer tailored employment services including Transition to Work which specialises in providing intensive, pre-employment support to help young people young (15-24) on their journey to sustainable employment .

The Role

As the 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.

As a Job Placement Coach every day will be different but day to day you will be;

  • Completing intake assessments with the job seeker to determine work readiness;
  • Working in collaboration with the job seeker to goal set;
  • Connecting with relevant community organisations to support work readiness;
  • Job matching, cold calling and reverse marketing the job seeker to employers;

This is a full-time, permanent opportunity (Monday – Friday) located in Hervey Bay!

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;

  • 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; 
  • Great employer engagement skills - you love cold calling and reverse marketing;
  • The drive to meet KPIs – it isn’t just a number, it is a young person’s life that you help change for the better.

What we can offer you!

  • Salary packaging of up to $15,990 (visit https://remserv.com.au for more information)
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Monthly rostered Days off
  • Paid travel entitlements
  • Diversity and Inclusion peer support groups
  • Ongoing training and mentoring to continuously help you develop your skills and experience
  • An accessible employee assistance program (EAP) to support your wellbeing
  • Further career development and pathway opportunities

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.

If you have the drive and desire to make a difference in the lives of young people, then this is the opportunity for you! Please visit our website to view the Position Description https://careers.yourtown.com.au/

Contact:  Sharlene Chand – Talent Acquisition Specialist on 0468 839 509

Closing Date: Applications will be assessed as they are received

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. 

yourtown supports vaccination as the best way to keep our people and our communities safe from Covid-19. We require all employees, volunteers, students and contractors to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 as a condition of employment.

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


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