WORK FOR THE DOLE FIELD OFFICER - WOLLONGONG
WOLLONGONG, NSW, 2500 FULL TIME
Who are we?
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.
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 we are extending the invitation to you to join the MAX Team in our commitment to improving the lives of others by providing services that benefit the community.
What is the role?
As a Work for the Dole (WfD) Field Officer you will be required to source, develop, negotiate, implement, manage and promote Work for the Dole activities across a selected region. This position will foster positive relationships with host organisations, MAX operational teams, job seekers, lead jobactive Employment Providers, the WfD Coordinator and other stakeholders.
What will you be accountable for?
Work collaboratively with key stakeholders to establish community networks, projects and activities that deliver the program objectives within the region
Develop and negotiate project proposals, contracts and agreements appropriate to WfD activities (as lead or sole Employment Provider)
Undertake, review and update risk assessments and develop risk mitigation strategies for all activities
Timely and appropriate management, investigation and reporting of activity related incidents
Assist MAX operational sites within the region to identify individual and group activities that provide real work like experiences and match to job seekers
Manage and support job seeker attendance, participation and WHS needs for all WfD activities
The development of timely and accurate 'end of activity' reports and acquittals
Promotion and showcasing of WfD activities as required
Working within contractual guidelines, quality systems and policies and procedures
What are we looking for from you?
Experience in a similar role and/or in business development and account management
Ability to quickly build effective and positive working relationships with various stakeholders
Highly capable in negotiating business solutions with external providers
Ability to identify and develop WfD activities linked to labour market trends, employer requirements and job seeker needs
Advanced level of communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills
Strong positive problem solving, conflict resolution skills, business acumen and budgetary skills
Knowledge of risk management approaches, including the ability to undertake risk assessments on WfD activities
Why join the MAX team?
Ability to participate in a comprehensive range of learning and development opportunities
Participation in competitive bonus schemes for individual and team performance
Guaranteed annual salary increases as specified in the Enterprise Agreement
5 weeks annual leave after 3 years of service
We are committed to a high performance, engaging team culture and investing in our people enables a rewarding career with MAX. If you have what we are looking for, do not delay – APPLY NOW.
MAX Employment is an Equal Opportunity Employer. At MAX we encourage applications from people with culturally diverse backgrounds, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples; and people living with disabilities.