Youth Job Coach

Youth Job Coach

Workskil Australia | port pirie, SA, AU

Posted a month ago

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Description

About the Role

The Youth Job Coach is responsible for providing intensive person centred case management and mentorship to approximately 50 Transition to Work (TtW) participants, aged 15-24. You will undertake detailed assessments, set goals, stabilise non-vocational issues, improve vocational skills, refer to a range of services and motivate and assist the young person find sustainable employment or re-enter education and provide post placement support.

This position is being offered on a full time, ongoing basis and is based at our Port Pirie site.

You’ll also experience the work/life balance that comes with working a 9 day fortnight, with a dedicated and fixed day off every second week. You will still receive the remuneration of a full time employee in addition to the ability to salary sacrifice. This challenging role will be a well sought after opportunity so we encourage you to submit your application at your earliest convenience.

About You

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

  • Work effectively with a culturally diverse range of people, employers and staff;
  • Demonstrate your strong assessment, case management and motivational skills;
  • Demonstrate your communication skills to negotiate customised jobs for participants with barriers to employment;
  • Prove your ability to motivate and develop positive relationships with all stakeholders including staff;
  • Demonstrate strong task and time management with attention to detail and data integrity; and
  • Demonstrate strong computer literacy with Microsoft Office suite, including the ability to type 30 words per minute.
  • You will also be required to:

  • Hold a current drivers’ licence; 
  • Current Working with Children’s Check (or ability to obtain); and
  • Have a minimum Certificate IV in Employment Services or Career Development or Youth (or willingness to obtain).