If you genuinely care about others and you’re resilient, positive and enthusiastic, we’d love to hear from you. This is your chance to take on a truly rewarding role in a caring and supportive environment.
About the role
Parents Next is funded by the Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business as the Australian Government recognises many parents of young children need help to plan and prepare for employment by the time their children start school. Parents Next aims to improve their work readiness and future employment prospects. Employment Transition Advisors provide participants with assistance to identify their education and employment goals, develop a pathway to achieve these goals and connect with appropriate activities and services in their local community.
This is a part time position, 30 hours per week. Hours must include 8.30am - 4.30pm Tuesday/Wednesday. Balance of hours are flexible for discussion
What we require from you
An awareness of the barriers faced by parents entering/re-entering the workforce
Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships in work teams, with clients and other community stakeholders.
Ability to work autonomously or as part of a team.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills which can be delivered confidently.
Focused on customer service delivered in a positive and compassionate nature.
Minimum of Intermediate computer software skills.
Ability and willingness to develop knowledge and skills relating to the employment and training of parents and guardians.
Ability and willingness to obtain Positive Notice Blue Card for working with children.
Willingness to undertake a Federal Police Check.
Hold a current Queensland “C” Class driver’s license or other State equivalent or higher.
Hold a current Senior First Aid Certificate or willingness to obtain
Knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation including but not limited to: Queensland Disability Services Act 2006 (or similar), Equal Employment Opportunities, Information Privacy Act 2009, and Anti-Discrimination Act 1991.
Previous experience in working with people with barriers and/or employment services.
Understanding of barriers facing people from Indigenous and/or culturally diverse backgrounds.
Your new company
My Pathway manages small to large-scale projects on behalf of Australian government departments and agencies; non-government organisations and industry alliances. We have a proven track record achieving positive social and economic impact in our communities, as managing contractor and training agency. Partnering with governments, industry and local people is the core of what we do. We are a vibrant, inclusive and sustainable socio-economic development enterprise building capacities of people and communities in rural, remote and developing urban landscapes.
My Pathway’s guiding principle is our vision: ‘defining future communities”. We aim to achieve remarkable community outcomes whilst meeting our commercial objectives. Our focus is on developing, connecting and helping others to grow. This vision is underpinned by our values; accountability, respect, communication, innovation, empowerment and collaboration.
To apply for this career opportunity please send your cover letter and resume to ********** or click Apply Now. Applications close 28 February 2020. However we reserve the right to close the position earlier than stated.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander persons are encouraged to apply.