SkillsPlus and BRACE are two leading not-for-profit organisations that came together in 2013 to expand our footprint of services across Victoria and South Australia. We provide a range of education, training and employment services, working with individuals from various backgrounds and abilities, including disengaged youth, migrants, people who are long-term unemployed and people with disabilities.In 2015 we have extended our services by joining Endeavour Foundation (a large disability provider predominantly based in Queensland). As a group we are now strategically positioned to make a profound and positive difference for individuals, families and communities through the delivery of a greater range of service options. About The Role:We are now looking to hire an Employment Consultant on a permanent full time basis to join our friendly, supportive and high performing Pakenham based team. The role will see you develop relationships with the local employers, community groups and the broader region to identify sustainable employment opportunities for our clients.Other responsibilities include;Engaging with clients in activities that will lead to employment;Ensuring clients are meeting their mutual obligation requirementsAssisting clients with pre-employment activities e.g. resumes, cover lettersStrengths-based practices and the understanding of Performance frameworksReporting on KPIs, site level performance and compliance About You:You believe in making a difference in people's lives and will ideally come with sound business development, recruitment and influencing skills/experience. You will also enjoy working in a fast-paced high performance environment and preferably possess:Knowledge of the local labour marketExperience working in a sales or marketing environmentA proven track record of achieving performance targets and time management skills to meet deadlinesAbility to communicate to all stakeholders both internally and externallyEnthusiasm, flexibility, and positive attitude in working with job seekers to achieve employment outcomesAdministrative and compliance capabilities.Competency in Microsoft packages including Word and ExcelA current and valid driver’s licence is essential, as is a Working with Children card or the willingness to gain one. On OfferSalary packaging options, flexible work arrangements, and an open and supportive work environment are on offer! SkillsPlus & BRACE is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we encourage applications from people with culturally diverse backgrounds, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people with disabilities.