Internal Vacancies

Youth Employment Coach

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Work type: Maximum Term Full-Time
Location: Frankston
Categories: Community Development

We’re looking for a professional Youth Employment Coach with relevant experience who wants to join our 2,000+ team of staff and volunteers to make a difference on a 12 months maximum term full time basis, working 38 hours per week based in Frankston.

The Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) has a clear vision – an Australia free of poverty.
For almost 90 years, we have worked with policy makers and the community for systemic change that will prevent and alleviate poverty in Australia.

We are passionate about the work we do.

We strive to create change that lasts for a more compassionate and just society -

a society in which we can all fully participate in social, civic and economic life with the dignity and respect we all deserve.

THE ROLE

The Youth Employment Coach will engage with local employers, businesses and other local stakeholders, to identify and source employment and work experience opportunities for young people participating in the TTW program.

  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with a broad range of employers, employer organisations, local government and industry groups to identify current and future job opportunities for participants
  • Identify ongoing work experience opportunities with local employers for participants
  • Identify employers’ recruitment needs and processes to ensure candidates are properly prepared and suitable for available vacancies and undertake detailed employment separation analysis with employers in any unsuccessful employment placements
  • Work closely with Youth Development Coaches to put forward suitable candidate(s) for jobs to employers and advocate for individual candidates where possible

Salary will be in the range of $72,523.45 - $78,744.98 per annum, based on skills and experience plus superannuation.

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

Passion for supporting the mission of BSL, and delivering excellence in your role, are just the start.

To be considered for the role and be successful in it, we’re looking for an Youth Employment Coach who has the following key skills and experiences:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification and/or appropriate experience is essential – preferably in the youth, community, employment, or education sectors
  • Current Victorian driver’s licence
  • A depth of knowledge about the causes and consequences of youth unemployment and the kinds of strategies that are successful in helping young people follow pathways to work
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and managing professional employer relationships to achieve successful recruitment/reverse marketing of disadvantaged jobseekers and to research and identify new business opportunities

BENEFITS

  • Extensive salary packaging options to reduce amount of tax you pay
  • Career development opportunities
  • Leave loading of 17.5%
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Employee Assistance Program

CULTURE

BSL employees enjoy a range of flexible work options and other attractive benefits. Recognising that there is no ‘one size fits all’ pattern of work–life balance, the organisation endeavours to provide options to suit the needs of all staff.

If this looks like a role that’s right for you, APPLY NOW or contact Rebecca Willmott on 0427 998 725 for a confidential discussion.

Applications close: Thursday 26 November at 11:55 pm

Please review the Position Description to address the key responsibilities and selection criteria

We are an EEO and understand the importance of diversity and inclusion. We recognise that everyone has the right to an equitable, safe and productive environment and to be treated with dignity and respect.  We welcome applications from all people regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, cultural background, disability or sexual orientation. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. 

Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment checks including criminal history and working with children. Recruitment decisions are based on the key inherent needs and requirements of each role, and candidates are selected based on their unique strengths and characteristics.  Applicants must have proof of working rights in Australia.

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The Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) acknowledges and understands its obligations under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and recognises that all children and young people have the right to be treated with respect and care, and to be safe from all forms of abuse. BSL has a zero tolerance towards child abuse. Read the official statement signed by the Executive Director.

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