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JOBHelp Mentor

Last updated: 12/12/2022
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IMPACT Community Services Limited (IMPACT) is a community owned organisation supporting the most vulnerable and marginalised members of our community. Since 1978, we have been supporting local people experiencing disadvantage, poverty and exclusion. Our vision is to improve lives. IMPACT is also a Child Safe Organisation committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people. 

Are you good with people, have great community connections and a natural problem solver? 

If so, our JOBHelp Mentor in IMPACT’s new WORKFit initiative is the perfect role for you. 

WORKFit, is a free and voluntary program for participants that assists with barriers to gaining and maintaining employment. As a JOBHelp Mentor, you will assist with pre-employment workshops and mentor clients with job search, job application and Interview preparation. You will also support new employees to settle into their job and help alleviate any issues which may affect their ability to stay in work by advocating, mediating and negotiating for the worker with their employer. To be successful, you will need to be a great communicator, have significant knowledge of barriers to sustaining employment and be able to support new employees create strategies to maintaining their employment.

You will be flexible, take the initiative and not be scared to try something new. You will enjoy a challenge and be vocal on ideas to support change and continuous improvement. You will be comfortable working alone to deliver your program’s results but also know you are part of a team. But most of all, you will know that what you do contributes to the bigger picture and that in this role, you are making a difference by helping people be the best possible version of themselves.

Our offer to you:

  • 9 day fortnight, so enjoy a long weekend every second week
  • Salary packaging up to $18,500 per year to increase your take home pay
  • Birthday bonus day off
  • Paid 2 hours per month to donate to a worthy cause of your choice
  • Opportunities for advancement with our 'grow your own' approach
  • Professional development by participating in internal and external training
  • Reimbursement of Working With Children and NDIS screening cards

To find out more, view our Position Description and full list of staff benefits.

How to apply

Submit your application today at SEEK and provide your:

  • Cover letter showing us why you are a great match for this role
  • Current Resume

IMPACT welcomes all applications, including from Indigenous Australians, people with a lived experience of mental health concerns and recovery, a disability, those who identify as LGBTIQ and from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. 

We believe that diversity in our workplace makes us stronger and we provide equal opportunity to all. Selection for all vacancies is on the basis of merit. 

The successful applicant will be required to obtain background checks prior to employment, including a Working with Children Check, an NDIS Worker Screening clearance and proof of Covid-19 vaccinations.

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:

  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Do you have a current Working With Children (WWC) Check?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?
  • Which of the following statements best describes your Covid-19 vaccination status?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a Mentor?
  • Do you have a current NDIS Worker Screening Check?
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