For more than 40 years SkillsPlus and BRACE, two for-purpose organisations, have offered Victorian’s a pathway through education, training and employment. We support people to gain knowledge and skills to make a difference in their lives through education and finding and keeping a job.In 2015 SkillsPlus and BRACE became part of the Community Solutions Group to expand our services to include employment services as well as training, education, disability, and youth programs across regional and metropolitan Victoria and South Australia. About The Role:We are now looking to hire an Employment Consultant on an initial 12 month contract 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.