Careers Job opportunities Disability Employment Services vacancies Vacancies in our disability employment team: Employment services consultants - Gladstone (x1 role) & Hervey Bay (x1 role) Employment services consultant - Gladstone & Hervey Bay Bridges is thrilled to be expanding our DES team. We have 2 roles available with our Disability Employment Services team in both Gladstone and Hervey Bay. If you have been waiting to join a purpose-driven company in the disability sector, now is the time to apply. The Opportunity: Representing a high quality, forward thinking not-for-profit organization in the community and communicating the benefits of the services delivered by Bridges Health and Community Care Ltd. to potential customers Case management of Disability Employment Services job seekers at both DMS and ESS levels Ownership of the entire service delivery model process, from a participant’s Initial Appointment through to Ongoing Support Business development and networking activities to strengthen relationships with local employers throughout the Fraser Coast region Consistently ‘create employment opportunities’ that are individualistic to your participant’s needs Use your expertise in delivering the Psycho-Social Assessment to specifically identify the employment goals and needs of consumers Developing and maintaining tailored employment pathway plans for job seekers Educating others to assist in breaking down employment challenges and community stigma for DES job seekers Be a part of a unique team solely focused on providing specialist support for participants marginalized in the job seeking market Attractive annual income, opportunity to salary sacrifice, and potential to receive additional incentives Selection Criteria: Certificate IV in Disability Services, Mental Health, or greater will be highly regarded Ability to effectively and confidently reverse market and cold call participants, to ‘create’ employment opportunities Understanding and demonstrated commitment to strict privacy and IT policies and procedures and workplace health and safety requirements relating to COVID-19 regulations. Demonstrated understanding and skills in working with people experiencing mental illness Case management experience at a Disability Employment Services or Job Active level Proven ability working to targets and stated job placement Key Performance Indicators on a consistent basis Advanced communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills Ability to be a self -starter, who is driven to motivate and inspire clients to reach their employment goals Strong administrative ability, with the capability to comply within the framework of the recently announced Disability Employment Services deed. Demonstrated strong IT skills, with intermediate to advanced knowledge in Microsoft Office applications, use of smart phones or similar mobile devices Willingness to travel to outreach sites, as required It is a Bridges requirement to obtain the following licences before commencement: Blue Card for working with children and young people Yellow Card Exemption, and/or NDIS Worker Screening Card Current Queensland Driver's Licence (open) The right to work in Australia If you resonate with the above, we want to hear from you. Of course, with a role of this nature, you will be a strong communicator (written & verbal), an ability to work in diverse settings, and you will be IT-savvy. Applications close COB 24 November 2021. To learn more about this rare and unique opportunity, email our Business Manager, Justin: [email protected], or call our head office on 1300 707 655. We look forward to hearing from you.