MAXIMUS

Workplace Mentor

AU-TAS-Hobart | AU-TAS-Glenorchy | AU-TAS-Rosny Park | AU-TAS-Bridgewater
4 weeks ago
Requisition ID
2017-27575
# of Openings
1
Job Function
Employment Services
Job Schedule
Permanent Full-Time

Project/Position Introduction

MAX Employment provides integral solutions through employment, health and training services. With the belief that a job can change a person’s life; we empower job seekers and connect them to support, opportunities and sustainable employment. We work closely with employers and community partners to provide job seekers with a strong foundation for success.

 

Proven by our recent success MAX Employment continues to grow and increase its services providing assistance to job seekers nationwide. We are ready for a fresh approach in Employment Services and extending the invitation to you as a high performer and high achiever to be excited with our job seekers in creating a better world for all.

Overview

Position Overview

 

The Workplace Mentor – jobactive is responsible for working closely with workers, employers, Placement Consultants, Outcome Consultants and other service providers throughout the workers journey through commencement and post placement support to ensure successful outcomes.

Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Provide mentoring, coaching and support to workers post placement to ensure sustained employment
  • Complete Mentoring Support Plan
  • Forward employment related information received coincidentally to the mentoring activity to Trackers for their follow up and/or required action
  • Ensure comments, case notes and claims are updated in MAXTRAX
  • Ensure effective management of caseload, including exiting clients from Workplace Mentoring services where appropriate
  • Complete monthly case reviews with PCs, HSO, Trackers and BM
  • Complete weekly reports for Regional Manager
  • Subject Matter Expert on Wage Subsidies; the promoting of to employers, implementation of the paper work etc, the process around paying a wage sub and how to follow through to answer any queries
  • Coach and support Placement Consultants to sell and promote the services of the Mentor (through regular team member forums e.g. team meetings
  • Achieve and maintain knowledge of current policies ( maintaining and keeping updated on current policies, legislation  and practices)
  • Demonstrated experience building rapport with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to reach and maintain Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s)
  • Ensure compliance with legislation and MAX policies and procedures
  • Comply with all WHS procedures ensuring that team members including volunteers and contractors abide by all relevant health and safety procedures
  • Act as a role model by demonstrating safe work behaviours and report all accidents, incidents or near misses immediately.

The Ideal Candidate will Possess the Following Additional Education and Experience

Personal Attributes

 

  • Team driven but able to work autonomously
  • Self-motivated with a desire to meet KPI's
  • Ability to motivate and genuinely engage with people at all levels
  • Passionate about creating new employment opportunities for clients
  • Resilience and a strong ability to influence
  • Maintain Professional Boundaries at all times
  • Competence in time management and meeting timeframes (planning and prioritising).

 

 Key Skills

  •  Experience working in a team
  • Demonstrated customer service skills
  • Sound administrative skills
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Successful conflict resolution skills
  • Proven experience with strategic thinking and solutions focused
  • Intermediate computer skills – Microsoft Office Suite.

 

Required Experience

 

  • Previous mentoring and/or employment services experience highly desirable
  • Demonstrated experience building rapport with internal and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to work with long term unemployed
  • Ability to reach and maintain Key Performance Indicators (KPI's)
  • Previous industry experience is highly desirable.

 

Qualifications

 

  • Community Services, Family Support, Social Services, Health, Education
  • Must have current driving licence with no restrictions.

 

EEO Statement

At MAX Solutions we welcome employees from diverse backgrounds and aim to create a work environment where
Employee differences such as gender, age, culture, disability and religion are valued.

MAX Solutions applies the principles of reasonable adjustment for people with disability. Workplace adjustments are changes introduced into the workplace that take account of a person’s disability so that they can use their skills effectively and access the same benefits, terms or conditions of employment as other employees. If you are a candidate considering a role with MAX Solutions and require a workplace adjustment for this position, please advise the MAX Solutions Recruitment Consultant or contact MAX Solutions Recruitment on 07 3727 1306.

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