About the role
The Specialisterne Consultant is responsible for on the ground delivery and facilitation of Specialisterne’s program activities including candidate sourcing, assessment and employment preparation support work for adults on the autism spectrum. Specialisterne Consultants also provide coaching and support for candidates and their workplace supervisors/coaches post-placement.
Specialisterne Consultant key duties and responsibilities:
1. Setting up and preparing program or project establishment. This involves stakeholder meetings, scoping project activities, preparing project documents, and using our online project management software.
2. Managing a targeted recruitment campaign to attract candidates on the autism spectrum. This includes writing targeted job ads, promoting job opportunities through our social media including FB live, sharing information through our autism networks, and answering candidate enquiries.
3. Business to business client facing activities to engage and prepare employers and key stakeholders for each program or activity. This involves regular meetings with our clients, keeping accurate notes, following-up on actions, and maintaining regular communication.
4. Facilitating pre-selection and selection of candidates. This involves assessing and ranking candidates against set criteria, pre-screening candidates via face-to-face sessions, and communicating with candidates about the process.
5. Delivering Training and Assessment programs for selected candidates. This involves all aspects of delivery of the 4-week program covering a variety of content designed to assist in observing the strengths, talents and passions of candidates and their suitability for job roles.
6. Candidate facing activities such as preparing and transitioning individuals into the work environment. This involves preparing successful candidates for employment by co-designing employee support plans and delivering training about workplace expectations.
7. Capacity building activities including training of managers, supervisors and co-workers and advice on workplace adjustments. This includes training managers in the specific accommodations required for their new staff member/s and helping managers to plan continued supports.
8. Establishment (and where required facilitation) of support structures to retain candidates in the job. This involves supporting the employer to manage their neurodiverse staff member/s through training and coaching, and enabling them to identify other suitable supports.
What the work environment is like:
This role may require you to work in different locations, on-site with various employers. You must be comfortable to travel to various worksites around Canberra. Occasionally there may be some interstate travel required for a period of up to 4 weeks, however, where possible staff will support activities in their nominated state or territory.
About the organisation
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How to apply
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Please quote in application: Specialisterne Consultant, Canberra via Pro Bono Australia.