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DES Employment Consultant - Werribee (Full Time)

  • Industry Leading Salary PLUS Salary Packaging
  • Working For A Well Known 'Not For Profit' With Our Own EBA
  • Position Based in Werribee


Westgate Community Initiatives Group Inc (WCIG) is a well-known, community based not for profit organisation that is committed to creating practical responses to unemployment in the western region of Melbourne and Geelong. WCIG is currently looking for a driven and high achieving Employment Consultant based in our Werribee office.


The Role:

Reporting to the DES Site Manager, this is a pivotal position that aims to place people with a psychiatric, sensory, and/or physical disability into full-award wage employment and assist them in maintaining that employment. You will have the ability to recognise potentials in jobseekers and ensure the Disability Service Standards are systematically implemented and maintained.


This critical role is responsible for direct marketing to employers, contract compliance, assessments, establishing and developing jobseekers and maintaining their employment. Organisation and attention to detail will be second nature and your commitment to deliver effective and efficient services that result in ongoing viability. You will adapt and be responsive to community and key stakeholder needs.


About you:

  • Tertiary qualifications in an Allied Health field, Social/Behavioural Sciences or related discipline is preferred
  • Prior experience in DES is highly desirable but not essential
  • Willingness to learn and highly flexible and adaptable
  • If you have a strong sales or recruitment background, you are encouraged to apply.


What’s on offer:

  • Enterprise Bargaining Agreement (EBA) with industry leading salary levels
  • Above Award personal, compassionate and maternity leave schemes
  • Salary packaging
  • Flexible working hours for work-life balance
  • Option of purchasing additional two weeks of annual leave
  • Emphasis on staff training and professional development


If you would like to be part of our team please send a copy of both your resume and cover letter via SEEK. If you have any questions, please contact Carmen Wong – HR Coordinator on 03 9689 3437. Due to the anticipated high volume of applications, we regret only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. 


WCIG is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and supports the creation of working conditions to ensure that all employees have an equal chance to seek and obtain employment, promotion and training. WCIG encourages applications from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders and/or those with a disability.  Only Australian citizens, permanent residents or people who have the right to work in Australia may apply.

Our organisation is committed to child safety. We have zero tolerance of child abuse. Our robust human resources, recruitment and vetting practices are strictly adhered to during the application and interviewing process. Applicants should be aware that we carry out working with children, police records and reference checks (as we see fit) to ensure that we are recruiting the appropriately qualified and experienced people.