Careers at yourtown

Employer Engagement Officer

Job no: 494521
Work type: Maximum Term (Full-Time/Defined End Date)
Location: Upper Mt. Gravatt
Categories: Employment Services

yourtown is a trusted provider of services for young people, with a focus on mental health and wellbeing, long-term unemployment, prevention of youth suicide, child protection, as well as support for those experiencing domestic and family violence.

yourtown helps children and young people realise they have the ability to tackle whatever life throws at them. We help them to believe in their unique strengths, tenacity and self-determination. We recognise the courage and determination of children and young people when they reach out to yourtown for support.

Realise your potential at yourtown

your opportunity

As the Employer Engagement Officer, you will be part of a team that provides tailored employment related services to employers with the aim of sourcing employment opportunities for our job seekers. You will partner with employers to create suitable employment opportunities and place our young job seekers into employment.

This role will include:

• Networking face to face and building rapport with employers to build an employer pipeline.
• Partnering with the employer to identify their needs and provide tailored employment solutions.
• Reverse Market our young job seekers to employers and help secure employment opportunities.
• Providing guidance to the employers on labour market concepts, opportunities and employer incentives that are available.
• Knowing the caseload of job seekers on site so you can job match effectively to ensure a sustainable employment outcome.

This is a maximum term, full time contract with an immediate start til 1 September 2024

what we are looking for

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 focused; our young people are at the heart of it, and you understand that they are the experts in their own lives.

• Your practice is client focused; our young people are at the heart of it, and you genuinely want to make a difference in their lives.
• You are a marketing whiz and are eager to market our services to create employment opportunities for our young people.
• You love meeting different people and enjoy that this role enables you to be out and about and face to face with employers. You understand the importance of building rapport face to face with employers so that you can partner with their business and provide solutions.
• You are acutely business savvy and have a solid understanding of the local labour market coupled with challenges to employment faced my disadvantaged young people.

our program

Transition to Work (TtW) is the Australian Government’s youth specialist employment service that supports young people to develop practical skills to gain employment or connect with education or training. At yourtown, we understand everyone is unique – and so is their journey to finding work. We don’t just help with the job hunt. We provide tailored, youth-focused support for young people to get work, skills and practical help to transform their lives.

yourtown has been delivering youth specialist Employment Services for 18 years and is a well-respected, long-term Transition to Work provider. Come join our Transition to Work program where you can make a positive impact on the lives of young people within the community.

your benefits

When you join yourtown you will be welcomed into a safe, inclusive, and diverse community and an established and reputable national organisation. We are a resilient, resourceful, and dedicated team who strive to make a difference and not accept the status quo.

Your employment experience will include:

• salary sacrifice options to increase your take home pay
• monthly RDOs
• access to Paylab to help you save on everyday items like groceries, pharmaceutical, automotive services, as well as things like clothing, books, electricals, furniture, and even holidays!
• opportunities for internal and external professional development
• free access to LinkedIn Learning including over 16,000 learning modules
• a genuine focus on employee health and wellbeing
• yourWellness program includes free access to Calm & Centr Apps
• access to free and confidential counselling sessions for you and members of your immediate family
• access to discounted private health insurance, banking and finance, insurance, and superannuation through our partner organisations
• an environment that genuinely values diversity and cultural capability and is an equal opportunity employer.

how to apply

If you believe in the power of young people and in yourself, join team yourtown and have an amazing impact on the lives of young people, their families, neighbourhoods and the wider community in Australia.

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

If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact talent@yourtown.com.au

yourtown has a zero-tolerance approach to abuse and we believe that Safeguarding is a shared responsibility of all, for all.

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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