39d ago

Vocation Consultant

Stroke Association of Victoria Inc


Base pay $32 - $38/hr
"Salary packaging, mobile, portable long service"
Contract Part time Standard business hours
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Full job description

Be part of an exciting growth phase and join our expanding team across Victoria. As our Vocation Consultant located in the Bendigo area, you'll implement and run the Vocation Support Program, servicing the Loddon Mallee region.

This is a part-time role - 23 hours per week - your work hours are flexible and can be structured around your availability. Contract period is until December 2023.

About us:

Our vision is to create the opportunity for a meaningful life after stroke.

SAV is driving an Australian-first community-based support service for Victorians living with the effects of stroke. Focused on community inclusion and economic participation, our aim is to bridge the gap from when a stroke survivor leaves clinical care to when they return home and are faced with the challenges of re-engaging with the community and establishing meaningful lives post-stroke.

Our Stroke Support Centres are a local hub for all stroke survivors, where they can receive non-clinical, hands-on support and education, no matter what stage of their stroke recovery journey they are at. Our Centres provide a safe, supportive, inclusive and community-based place for stroke survivors to continue their self-led recovery and make social connections.

About the role:

You will be joining a team of knowledgeable, passionate and supportive Coordinators and will be responsible for the implementation of our Vocation Support Program. Using a case management model, you will work closely with stroke survivors to identify their employment (paid or voluntary) and/or education goals. You will offer a person-centred approach, which is dependent on the participant’s goals, strengths and needs post-stroke. Working to develop a pathway to achieve their goals, you will provide support, advocacy and linkages with other local services providers, local businesses and/or education/training facilities.

About you:

You are a highly motivated team player who thrives on working with and helping people. You offer a strategic approach and are organised & structured in your working. Your interpersonal skills are of the highest quality, with the demonstrated ability to work with people of all ages & backgrounds, and an empathy with disadvantaged & unemployed people. Ideally, you are someone with established links within community and disability services, have an awareness of the local labour market and aren't afraid to develop new relationships with local employers.

Your qualifications & experience:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a similar role or the Disability Services/Not-for-Profit sector.
  • Certificate IV in Disability Services or Employment Services highly desirable, but not essential.
  • Qualification in youth work, social or welfare studies is desirable, but not essential.
  • Experience working with people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities.
  • Experience working within a person-centred and strength based framework.
  • Understanding of the disability service system, Centrelink, NDIS and various government employment supports is desirable.
  • Maintain a valid right to work in Australia.
  • COVID-19 vaccination, aligned with Victorian Government mandates for Disability Workers.
  • Satisfactory completion of a National Police Check.

If you would like an exciting & new opportunity, have the drive to succeed and take pride in providing a high quality service, this is an opportunity for you!

For more information on this role, please email at info@strokeassociation.com.au

To apply, please send a one page cover letter outlining why the role interests you, and a brief CV, maximum three pages, to info@strokeassociation.com.au


Skills
CASE MANAGEMENT
EXCELLENT INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS
HIGHLY ORGANIZED WITH A KEEN ATTENTION TO DETAIL
OFFICE/COMPUTER SKILLS
RELATIONSHIP BUILDING
RELATIONSHIP DEVELOPMENT
RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT
SELF MOTIVATED
TEAM PLAYER

Perks & benefits
Career development
Flexible Hours/Time
Flexible location
Flexible working hours
Salary packaging
Work - life balance
Pay comparison
Market average based on all Consultant jobs in Northern VIC
Base pay range
$32 - $38/hr
Market average
$93/hr
$93/hr
Market average
$30/hr
$155/hr

Job details
Date posted
26 May 2022
Category
Social Work & Community Services
Occupation
Employment Services
Base pay
$32 - $38/hr
Contract type
Contract
Work type
Part time
Job mode
Standard business hours
Career level
Graduate, Junior (some experience), Experienced non-manager
Industry
Health care providers & services
Sector
Not for profit / Charity
Desired education level
Vocational or certificates
Work Authorisation
Australian citizen / Permanent resident
Company size
11 to 50

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