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.As Recruitment Partner, you will be focused on finding employment outcomes for participants within the Disability Employment Services (DES) program by identifying opportunities and securing placements. The key to your success in this role, will be building and maintaining effective relationships with local employers, pro-actively understanding their resourcing needs and successfully matching candidates to opportunities. A solid understanding of people centered case management principles including barrier management is core to your continued success. Your key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:Build a pipeline of customers through active community engagement and networkingBusiness development activities to identify new and ongoing employment opportunities and to develop a strong understanding of the local labour marketDevelop strong relationships with customers, both face to face and over the phone, to understand their placement potential and the actions needed to assist them to be job readyConduct customer appointments and guide customers through the process, identify barriers and devise appropriate management plans and pathwaysMaintain progress reviews and identify next steps at each milestoneMeet your performance indicators by converting sales leads into placementsDeliver effective and timely communication and post placement care to both employers and customersTo be successful in this role, you will have:Demonstrated recruitment experienceExcellent customer and client interpersonal skillsDrive to work in a targets based, fast paced environmentExcellent verbal and written communication skills and able to adapt style to suit audienceKnowledge and application of Disability Employment Services (DES) contract DEED and guidelines desirable but not essentialAbility to prioritise workload, use initiative and multi-taskSelf-motivated, enthusiastic and reliable work styleHigh level of computer literacyAn open car drivers licenceCandidates with relevant tertiary qualifications or equivalent experience within the Employment Services, Training, Rehabilitation, or Community Services or a similar type sector are highly desirable. It's great working with us: We have an employee focussed culture that drives achievementEmployee Assistance ProgramsProfessional Training and DevelopmentWe are purpose driven but we know how to have fun along the wayAttractive remuneration package, including salary packagingCorporate Health insurance plans and discounts with corporate partnersWe are wanting to hear from candidates who enjoy providing a positive customer and client experience, thrive in a target based environment, are motivated by exceeding their professional and personal goals and are looking for a career - not just a job. If this sounds like you, then please do not hesitate to apply today.  To demonstrate your interest in this role please submit a cover letter and up to date resume outlining your relevant experience as per the advertisement above. 

Recruitment Partner

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.

As Recruitment Partner, you will be focused on finding employment outcomes for participants within the Disability Employment Services (DES) program by identifying opportunities and securing placements. 

The key to your success in this role, will be building and maintaining effective relationships with local employers, pro-actively understanding their resourcing needs and successfully matching candidates to opportunities. A solid understanding of people centered case management principles including barrier management is core to your continued success. 

Your key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Build a pipeline of customers through active community engagement and networking
  • Business development activities to identify new and ongoing employment opportunities and to develop a strong understanding of the local labour market
  • Develop strong relationships with customers, both face to face and over the phone, to understand their placement potential and the actions needed to assist them to be job ready
  • Conduct customer appointments and guide customers through the process, identify barriers and devise appropriate management plans and pathways
  • Maintain progress reviews and identify next steps at each milestone
  • Meet your performance indicators by converting sales leads into placements
  • Deliver effective and timely communication and post placement care to both employers and customers

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Demonstrated recruitment experience
  • Excellent customer and client interpersonal skills
  • Drive to work in a targets based, fast paced environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and able to adapt style to suit audience
  • Knowledge and application of Disability Employment Services (DES) contract DEED and guidelines desirable but not essential
  • Ability to prioritise workload, use initiative and multi-task
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic and reliable work style
  • High level of computer literacy
  • An open car drivers licence

Candidates with relevant tertiary qualifications or equivalent experience within the Employment Services, Training, Rehabilitation, or Community Services or a similar type sector are highly desirable. 

It's great working with us:

  • We have an employee focussed culture that drives achievement
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Professional Training and Development
  • We are purpose driven but we know how to have fun along the way
  • Attractive remuneration package, including salary packaging
  • Corporate Health insurance plans and discounts with corporate partners

We are wanting to hear from candidates who enjoy providing a positive customer and client experience, thrive in a target based environment, are motivated by exceeding their professional and personal goals and are looking for a career - not just a job. If this sounds like you, then please do not hesitate to apply today.  

To demonstrate your interest in this role please submit a cover letter and up to date resume outlining your relevant experience as per the advertisement above.