Employment Consultant | Transition to Work | Hervey Bay

The BUSY Group

Identify barriers of today's youth and provide direction to ensure sustainable employment opportunities for our participants.

  • Excellent opportunity to make a difference
  • Long term sustainable employment outcomes for participants
  • Promote positive and meaningful change through employment and training
Our vision is to have more people in jobs, more people learning new skills, and more communities exposed to positive change, in partnership with employers and industry.

About BUSY...
BUSY At Work is a not-for-profit organisation providing apprenticeship, employment and community programs. We have over 40 years' experience providing skilling solutions and services to businesses, workers and job seekers. BUSY At Work provide a wide range of services including recruitment and apprenticeship support services, employment and community services.

A bit about you...
Based in Hervey Bay you will provide intensive, pre-employment support to improve the work-readiness of young people and assist them into sustainable work or education. You will conduct assessments to identify barriers of the youth and provide direction and support to ensure their journey into appropriate and sustainable employment.

With your effective communication skills you will engage and refer participants to stakeholders and community organisations. You will place participants into employment by firstly supporting them with job search activities including interview coaching and resume preparation along with matching participants to current vacancies and reverse marketing to identified employers .

This position is a full time fixed term contract to 30 June 2022

A bit about your experience and quals…
As the successful candidate you will demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate and engage with employers and job seekers from a diverse background. You will be able to work independently and autonomously and effectively facilitate small groups. Previous experience working with disadvantaged youth is desirable, but not essential. If this sounds like you and  your values align with ours, then we highly recommend you visit;

https://www.busyatwork.com.au/get-know-us/careers-at-busy/ 

What’s in it for you….
You will have the opportunity to work with an organisation that makes a difference in the community.  You will get the chance to actively participate  and support in a inclusive culture, acting with integrity, across The BUSY Group.

We are an industry leader, who actually lives our values.  You would be joining a diverse, strong, successful and innovative organisation who meets its mission by changing people’s lives.

How to apply....
Our preferred method of application is on the BUSY At Work website:

https://www.busyatwork.com.au/get-know-us/careers-at-busy/  

Candidate care is important to us, so you will hear from us at some stage in the process, either via phone or email.

The BUSY Group is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.

This position is subject to obtaining a Criminal History and Working with Children Check.

If you don't have a current blue card, to avoid delays, we suggest you complete an online application at the link below, selecting jobseeker:

https://www.qld.gov.au/law/laws-regulated-industries-and-accountability/queensland-laws-and-regulations/regulated-industries-and-licensing/blue-card/applications/apply

The BUSY Group is an organisation that puts the best interest of children and young people first by adhering to the Child Safety Organisation National Principles.