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Carer Advocate

Organisation : Uniting

Location : Melbourne

Work type : Contract/Temporary

Profession : Community Services

Salary type : Other

Application closing date : 29 Dec, 2021

About the role

  • Leading Community Services Organization
  • Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration
  • Max Term Part-time
  • Make a difference in the lives of Carer’s

 

About the opportunity

We have an outstanding opportunity for a passionate and experienced individual to work with a highly reputable and iconic community services organization.

The Carer Advocate will support unpaid carers facing barriers to employment and training by providing individualized employment training pathways across various industries. The role entails connecting carers with relevant services to help them prepare for and secure work and training.

 

View the full position description here

 

About you

 You’re a self motivated professional with experience in the training, employment, community (or similar) sector, with an interest in supporting carers with their transition into training or employment.

 

You will have previous experience (and/or understanding) of:

  • Networking and community relations
  • Assessing the needs of participants
  • Training, coaching or mentoring
  • Delivering pre-employment targeted training
  • Providing pre-employment support
  • Ongoing servicing and support
  • Dealing with complex and co-existing client needs
  • Strong administrative skills and attention to detail

 

Qualities that will help you succeed in the role are flexibility, resourcefulness, creativity and an ability to work both in a team and independently.

 

Qualifications

 

Essential:

Current valid driving license

Intermediate computer & reporting skills

Desirable:

Qualifications in:

  • Training & Assessment (or)
  • Employment Services
  • Human Resources
  • Career Development
  • Community Services  
  • Social Science
  • Youth Work
  • Business

 

How to apply

 

If this sounds like you, find out more or apply today. Please upload the following as part of your application:

 

  • Cover Letter (1 page outlining your suitability according to the position description)
  • Current Resume (no more than 3 pages)

 

Get in touch

Molly Jones, Practice Support –  molly.jones@vt.uniting.org

 

About Uniting
At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

 Visit us: www.vt.uniting.org

Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and relevant Working with Children Check in your State prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking. It is a condition of employment that all eligible workforce in Victoria receive the COVID-19 vaccination and supporting evidence may be requested in order to perform duties at any of Uniting’s workplaces.

 

Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Uniting

How to apply

Please click on the apply now button for further details.
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Please quote in application: Carer Advocate via Pro Bono Australia.


Profession: #Community_Services
Sector: #Aged_Care_and_Seniors, #Children, #Community_Development, #Community_Engagement, #Community_Support_Services, #Disabilities, #Drug_Alcohol_and_Addiction, #Education_and_Employment, #Education_and_Training, #Employment_Services, #Families, #Foundations_Trusts_and_Philanthropy, #Health_–_General, #Homelessness_and_Affordable_Housing, #Humanitarian, #Law_Justice_and_Human_Rights, #Media, #Men, #Mental_Health, #Social_Enterprise, #Women, #Youth_and_Young_People
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