Employment Opportunities

  • Company:
    Workskil Australia
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    3 days ago
  • Category:

 

We have some great employment opportunities for anyone looking to kick-start or continue their career in a rewarding role within the Employment Services industry!

 

About the Role

 

We are seeking caring and motivated people to join our Workskil Australia team and we have full time opportunities available across multiple locations in Perth, both North and South of the river. These roles are responsible for the case management of their allocated customers with the objective of helping them find and keep a decent job. Using a case management framework, you will focus on improving the customers’ capacity to work by stabilising non-vocational issues and building vocational skills and experience.

 

These roles will also include undertaking ‘marketing’ of customers to suitable employers and running group based job search sessions to motivate and promote further job opportunities for customers.

 

The right person for this role will possess a genuine passion for recruitment and working with those in need, an ability to meet tight deadlines and individual targets. You will also contribute to a positive site team culture where integrity, competence and honesty are highly valued. There will also be a strong focus on generating suitable vacancies and job referrals to place our customers in.

 

Due to COVID-19, Workskil Australia has made some adjustments to how the business operates and how we deliver our services. This means that a majority of customer appointments and employer contacts are being conducted over the phone in the short term!

 

About You

 

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

  • Demonstrate your ability to identity and create employment opportunities for our customers;
  • Demonstrate your ability to build relationships and grow a network of employers;
  • Show case your enthusiastic, friendly and focused attitude to be able to deliver professional customer service;
  • Demonstrate your exceptional communication skills with proven ability to build positive relationships among a diverse range of customers and employers;
  • Demonstrate the ability to undertake challenging conversations with customers to help progress them towards employment;
  • Engage and be a dedicated team player collaborating with your colleagues to ensure individual targets and team goals are achieved;
  • Navigate and understand multiple software platforms, both internally and externally;
  • Demonstrate experience coordinating recruitment opportunities and working with employers to meet their employment needs;
  • Demonstrate high attention to detail with strong time management skills to be able to manage a complex administration workload; and
  • Prove your ability to work with culturally or linguistically diverse people, Indigenous clients, ex-offenders, youth and disadvantaged groups.

 

You will also be required to:

  • Hold a current driver’s licence; 
  • Show sound knowledge of the local labour market and the needs and expectations of employers; and
  • Have intermediate to high level administrative skills including ability to type at a minimum of 30 wpm.

Recent Graduates who have completed a Minimum Bachelor of Psychological Science or related qualification are highly encourage to apply.

 

Previous experience in the employment services industry or similar will also be highly regarded.

 

 

About Us

 

Workskil Australia is a national not-for-profit and charitable organisation, with over 35 proud years of supporting Australians to achieve sustained economic and social self-reliance. We do this by providing a range of employment, work experience, disability, youth, Indigenous and community services across New South Wales, South Australia, Western Australia and Victoria.

 

We promote a positive team culture where high performance can thrive. We value excellent customer service, integrity and honesty in our employees. We look for employees who have a genuine passion for working with those in need, are results-focused and can contribute to a strong team. In return for your truly valued contribution we will support your ongoing career development and offer a friendly, supportive & innovative environment for you to thrive.

 

We work hard every day to:

  • Work with our Customers to secure great long-term job opportunities.
  • Meet the labour needs of business and industry through quality recruitment services at no cost.
  • Assist businesses with diversifying their workforce.
  • Provide specialist employment and community services to people seeking work, including people with mental illness, injury or disability and Indigenous Australians.
  • Deliver work experience projects to the community.

 

Our values remain at the heart of everything we do and we strive to conduct our business with the highest degree of care, integrity, respect, honesty and service. We believe that the care, respect and high level of service we give to all of our customers is our key point of difference.

 

 

 

Remuneration

A competitive salary will be negotiated commensurate with skills and experience. As Workskil Australia is a public benevolent institution, we can also offer a portion of the salary through tax effective salary packaging.

 

About your Application

For your application, please include both a cover letter and resume. Your letter should set out why you are the appropriate candidate for the role. For ease of upload, we encourage you to combine these into one file as a pdf or word document. Please also note that a psychometric assessment is part of the application process, so please allow yourself approximately 15 minutes to complete your application. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Prior to an offer of employment being made, candidates must provide authority for a Federal Police Clearance and other checks that may be a requirement of the position.