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Recruitment Partner- Disability Employment Services

WORKWAYS - Woodridge, QLD

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Join the passionate team at Workways delivering employment services across Australia!

Job Description

We’re looking for someone who is driven to exceed KPIs, an adept salesperson, proactive in their approach and can empathise with those with disabilities; understanding the barriers they may face to gaining sustainable employment.

The Recruitment Partner works within our Disability Employment Services (DES) program and is focussed on four distinct areas:

  • Sourcing employment opportunities by the use of strong Business 2 Business Development, sales and marketing skills.
  • Building trusting relationships with DES customers and potential employers.
  • Placing DES customers into suitable, sustainable employment by the use of talent assessment and understanding employer needs.
  • Keeping DES customers in employment long term by motivating, coaching and with the use of mediation between employer/employee when required.

Success in this role will be through the use of well-honed sales skills to broker and maintain effective relationships with employers, proactively understanding their resourcing needs and successfully matching candidates to sustainable opportunities. A solid understanding of people centred case management principles, including barrier management, is core to continued success.

The Recruitment Partner works to strict sales targets and KPIs, within the standards of Disability Employment; continuously seeking to further customer and employer acquisition through exceptional customer service.

Location: Woodridge

Job ID: 21058

Contract Type: Permanent Full Time

Your key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Business development activities using well developed sales, cold-calling and networking skills in order to build a broad base of employer contacts that will provide ongoing employment opportunities.
  • Have a strong understanding of the local labour market and how to identify emerging opportunities.
  • Develop trusting relationships with DES customers in order to understand their placement potential and the actions needed to assist them to be job ready.
  • Conduct DES customer appointments and guide them through the process, identify barriers and devise appropriate management plans and pathways to employment.
  • Meet your KPIs by converting sales leads into sustainable placements.
  • Deliver effective Post Placement Support to both the employee and employer in order to maintain employment long term.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Demonstrated success in creating leads through cold calling and face to face meetings and meeting strict KPIs.
  • Initiative, self-motivation and a drive to succeed in a fast paced environment.
  • Experience in Case Management for disadvantaged groups is desirable.
  • Exceptional time management and organisational skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and able to adapt style to suit audience.
  • The ability to build relationships with people quickly.
  • Knowledge and application of Disability Employment Services (DES) contract DEED and guidelines desirable but not essential.
  • A current, clear open car driving 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.

Succeeding in this role means changing the lives of those with a disability for the better. If you are someone that thrives in a target-based environment and enjoys using your skills to help others in need, then we would like to hear from you.

What we can offer:

A competitive salary of $60k-$68k plus Super, bonus system on meeting targets, an attractive salary packaging scheme, staff development programs, Health & Well Being initiatives including the Employee Assistance Program.

How to apply:
To apply for this position, please click Apply Now to enter our online recruitment portal. Applications must include a resume, cover letter and quote the Job ID.

Applications close Monday 21st June 2021

Workways Australia Limited ACN 141 659 734.

Please note that the successful applicant will be subject to a satisfactory Police check and WWVC/WWCC/Blue Card (as required per State/Territory) as a pre-condition of employment.

Aboriginal, South Sea and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply for this position.

If you have any questions regarding the role please contact recruitment@workways.com.au. Apply via the Seek ‘Apply Now’ button or via the Workways online Careers Portal.

Workways Australia Ltd respectfully acknowledges the Traditional Owners of Country throughout Victoria, New South Wales, Australian Capital Territory and Queensland, and pays its respect to the ongoing living cultures of Aboriginal peoples

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