Regional Employment Manager

Workskil (Morley WA, Australia) 17 hours ago

Come and work for a values based, national not for profit organisation, committed to transforming people’s lives through Employment. Workskil Australia is experiencing a period of significant growth and as a result, has an exciting and rare Senior Management role available in Perth.

About the Rol e

We are looking for a leader who listens, manages to strengths, is inclusive in their approach, and leads from the front to build strong teams.

You will be responsible for leading three jobactive sites in Perth which include Morley, Cannington and Gosnells, who are responsible for high level service delivery and compliance across the Employment Services jobactive contract.

Through your strengths-based leadership style, you will collaboratively drive initiatives and instil a culture of confidence, positivity and enthusiasm into your region to ensure high performance and compliance requirements are consistently achieved.

This role is being offered on a full time, ongoing basis, and will involve some travel therefore a current driver’s licence is essential.

About You

To be successful in the role you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a minimum 3 years of experience in Employment Services management, preferably delivering the jobactive program;
  • Demonstrate experience in leading mentoring and coaching a geographically dispersed team to achieve high levels of work performance and compliance;
  • Prove your ability to lead and develop a customer centric team with a focus on strong and effective communication, leadership and development;
  • Prove your ability to establish strategic partnerships and achieve common desired outcomes with relevant stakeholders, organisations and employers;
  • Demonstrate your ability to think strategically and develop and operational plans;
  • Demonstrate exceptional knowledge of the local labour market;
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of working to budgets and understanding of performance reports;and
  • Demonstrate your ability to work with culturally or linguistically diverse people, Indigenous customers, ex-offenders, youth and other disadvantaged groups.

You will also be required to:

  • Hold a current driver’s licence; 
  • Hold Tertiary qualifications in Management, Social Science, Community Services; and
  • Intermediate administration skills including a minimum typing speed of 30 wpm.

As a key member of the Senior Management team you will participate in operational & organisational planning; and the development & implementation of strategies and initiatives.

About Us

Workskil Australia is a national not-for-profit and charitable organisation, with over 35 proud years of supporting Australians to achieve sustained economic and social self-reliance. We do this by providing a range of employment, work experience, disability, youth, Indigenous and community services across New South Wales, South Australia, Western Australia and Victoria.

We promote a positive team culture where high performance can thrive. We value excellent customer service, integrity and honesty in our employees. We look for employees who have a genuine passion for working with those in need, are results-focused and can contribute to a strong team. In return for your truly valued contribution we will support your ongoing career development and offer a friendly, supportive & innovative environment for you to thrive.

We work hard every day to:

  • Work with our Customers to secure great long-term job opportunities.
  • Meet the labour needs of business and industry through quality recruitment services at no cost.
  • Assist businesses with diversifying their workforce.
  • Provide specialist employment and community services to people seeking work, including people with mental illness, injury or disability and Indigenous Australians.
  • Deliver work experience projects to the community.

Our values remain at the heart of everything we do and we strive to conduct our business with the highest degree of care, integrity, respect, honesty and service. We believe that the care, respect and high level of service we give to all of our customers is our key point of difference.


A competitive salary will be negotiated commensurate with skills and experience. As Workskil Australia is a public benevolent institution, we can also offer a portion of the salary through tax effective salary packaging.

About your Application

For your application, pleas e include both a cover letter and resume. Your letter should set out why you are the appropriate candidate for the role. For ease of upload, we encourage you to combine these into one file as a pdf or word document. Please also note that a psychometric assessment is part of the application process, so please allow yourself approximately 15 minutes to complete your application. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Prior to an offer of employment being made, candidates must provide authority for a Federal Police Clearance and other checks that may be a requirement of the position. To learn more about working at Workskil Australia head to   

We are actively looking to fill this role and reserve the right to shortlist and interview applicants whilst this advertisement is open so encourage you to submit your application at your earliest opportunity.

Workskil Australia is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer. We particularly welcome applicants who identify as Indigenous, from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds or have a disability.

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