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Jobs Victoria Employment Services (JVES) Mentor – Central Highlands

By October 12, 2022November 10th, 2022No Comments

Jobs Victoria Employment Services (JVES) Mentor – Central Highlands

  • Highly regarded not-for-profit organisation
  • Progressive, enthusiastic and dedicated staff
  • Attractive Salary Packaging available
  • Full time position
  • Based in the Central Highlands Region

Djerriwarrh Community & Education Services (Djerriwarrh) is a highly regarded not-for-profit charitable organisation which has been delivering high quality education, training, employment and youth programs in the western suburbs of Melbourne since 1989.  Djerriwarrh’s Mission Statement is ‘empowering individuals and local communities to learn, connect and grow’.  Djerriwarrh has an inclusive, collaborative workplace culture.

Program:
The Employment Mentor is responsible for assisting long term unemployed jobseekers into ongoing sustainable employment in the Central Highlands region.

Role:
The Employment Mentor will:

  • work closely with jobseekers in the Central Highlands region to develop their skills and identify and address any barriers to employment, while sourcing employment opportunities;
  • provide pre and post-employment mentoring and support to the jobseekers and employers in the Central Highlands region to assist in successful job placements; and,
  • engage with employers in the Central Highlands region and support them with their recruitment needs.

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Excellent computer literacy
  • Ability to mentor, motivate and advocate
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in case management working with jobseekers to develop their work preparation skills including resume and interview techniques
  • Ability to identify and address any barriers to employment, while sourcing employment opportunities
  • Working With Children Check
  • Current driver’s licence
  • A qualification or experience in recruitment, employment/community services

Djerriwarrh Offers:

  • Salary packaging (the ability to access “tax free” benefits of $30,000 grossed-up per annum)
  • Flexible working hours and arrangements for work-life balance, including work from home dependent on operational requirements
  • Option of purchasing additional two weeks of annual leave
  • Mobile phone and laptop provided

Position Description:
For a position description and information on how to apply please click on the following links:

Applications Direction – JVES Mentor Central Highlands Oct 2022

JVES Mentor PD – October 2022

Applications must include a cover letter, an address to the Key Selection Criteria and a current resume.  Applicants who do not address the Key Selection Criteria will not be contacted.

Applications will be reviewed on submission.

Closing date: 5:00pm Friday 25 November 2022

Djerriwarrh actively encourages applications from Aboriginal peoples, people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.