Employment Preparation & Engagement Consultant | Mildura

Employment Preparation & Engagement Consultant

Posted on 15-Aug-2019
Application Close Date: 28-Aug-2019
Employment Services
Position Type:
Full Time
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Employment Preparation & Engagement Consultant



Do you have:

-          Impressive local networks

-          A passion for helping people

-          Experience in delivering employment preparation services


Then we want you!

WDEA Works is a regional, not-for-profit employment agency that makes its mark by working within the local community to find the right jobs for the right people. We have a proven track record in employment services and are one of Victoria's leading job placement agencies.

Our Mildura Office is currently looking to add an Employment Preparation & Engagement Consultant to their team – a passionate person seeking a career that truly makes a difference to others.

This role is focused on engaging community stakeholders to increase referrals to WDEA Works Employment programs and requires a motivated individual with experience in employment preparation and proven skills and experience in engaging business and community services that facilitates opportunities for people with various support requirements.


Employment Preparation & Engagement Consultant

The successful candidate will canvass the local community in order to promote WDEA Works Employment Services and create employment opportunities for participants  The ideal candidate will have an ability to maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders, including participants, family members, carers, funding body staff and subsidiaries, community services and employers.


Core duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Perform on boarding and registration of new participants into employment services programs and provide employment skills training and support to participant groups via the delivery, assessment and  development of defined coursework
  • Provide individualised participant planning and support to prepare for employment via identification of support requirements, facilitating skills development opportunities in the community and liaising with community members and participant networks
  • To be successful you will have a knack for networking and customer service with a dynamic, confident personality that will work with local community and WDEA Works Employment Consultants to facilitate the placement and ongoing employment of Participants into work

If you're good with all types of people, and want to make sure your career means something to others, this is the role for you!

To learn more about this exciting role download the Position Description.


The position has high mobility and the successful applicant will be resourced with a car, phone and Notebook with data.

Additional benefits

 Working with WDEA Works truly means working for a committed and caring organisation – helping people meet their full employment potential. But that's not all we offer! A career with WDEA Works also means:

  •       Working in an office environment, with typical business hours
  •       Family-friendly organisational culture – work/life balance is a key priority!
  •       Ongoing training and professional development
  •       Attractive salary packaging benefits
  •       Additional leave entitlements
  •       A positive and motivated work environment with a proven track record for success

Interested in how you can use your natural affinity for people and service to help others? We want to hear from you!


Enquiries:          Ethan Fox

                          Site Manger - Mildura

                          (03) 5065 3050


 To learn more, visit www.wdeaworks.org.au and click on ‘Careers'.


Applications Close: Wednesday, 28th August 2019



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