Mentor - Childers

Last updated: 22/12/2022

IMPACT Community Services Limited (IMPACT) is a high profile, community owned organisation supporting people access the support they need, when they need it. Our vision is to improve lives. IMPACT is also a Child Safe Organisation committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people.

Do you enjoy supporting people to reach their goals? If yes, our Mentor position at Childers could be perfect for you. In this role, you will work with our customers to help them gain new skills to progress to employment. 

About the opportunity

On a day-to-day basis, you will:

  • Have frequent face to face, phone and digital contact with job seekers
  • Deliver work preparation activities with customers
  • Run resilience workshops and small group sessions on pre-employment readiness
  • Provide effective support through individual and group activities
  • Coordinate work experience activities
  • Support customers to increase their skills through job search development, vocational assistance and career mentoring

To enjoy being a Mentor, you will have:

  • Relevant life experience or a demonstrated understanding of the barriers to education/employment experienced by people on Income Support
  • A track record in engaging customers, using active listening techniques to identify goals, strengths and obstacles to success
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with community service providers, community networks and employment services
  • Skills to coach and mentor customers to achieve goals and plans
  • Excellent communication skills and experience in maintaining electronic records

Our offer to you

Our benefits include:

  • 9 day fortnight (enjoy a long weekend every second week)
  • Salary packaging up to $18,500 per year so pay less tax and 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 blue and NDIS screening cards

How to apply

To find out more, view our Position Description

Submit your application today Via SEEK and provide your:

  • Cover letter showing us why you are a great match for this role
  • Up to date 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 made on the basis of merit. 

The successful applicant will required to obtain a Working with Children and NDIS Worker Screening clearance, plus proof of Covid-19 vaccinations prior to starting employment.

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:

  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Which of the following statements best describes your Covid-19 vaccination status?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?

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