Indigenous Mentor

MAXIMUS (Aitkenvale QLD, Australia) 23 days ago

Introduction

At MAX, our Indigenous Mentor team have a huge role to play in our workforce. As an Indigenous Mentor, you'll be doing so much more than finding jobs – you'll be changing lives, assisting people to provide for their families, and making a lasting difference in our communities. If you're committed, compassionate and ready for a challenge, great things are within your reach at MAX Employment.

The opportunity

  • Undertaking pre-employment training, counselling and support for Indigenous customers to improve their confidence, motivation and work readiness
  • Coordinating external stakeholders and managing successful relationships
  • Working closely and engaging with a caseload of customers to assist them throughout their journey, from acceptance, to placement, to post-placement support
  • Providing mentoring and coaching to Indigenous participants post placement to ensure sustained employment
  • Liaising with community organisations, families and employers to ensure a successful employment placement

About you

  • Sound cross-cultural understanding and an insight into contemporary issues facing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
  • Previous mentoring and/or employment services experience highly desirable
  • Demonstrated experience building rapport with internal and external stakeholders
  • Resilience with your ability to influence
  • Hold a current Blue Card (you will be required to obtain a Blue Card prior to being offered employment and reimbursement provided on commencement if successful)

About MAX

At MAX, we value diversity – in the backgrounds, ideas, work styles and perspectives of our team. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourage people with disability, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people, mature aged workers and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to apply. We adhere to the National Principles for Child Safety and require all team members to be committed to child safety and well-being. Our induction and training will provide you with these principles, including understanding children's developmental needs and culturally safe practices.

Next steps

Please click the link below to view Position Description

PD - Indigenous Mentor

Please click "apply" to find out more about the role. If you require an adjustment to the recruitment process for reasons of equal opportunity, please call a member of our Recruitment Team on 07 3727 1306 or email max.recruit@maxsolutions.com.au before you submit your application.




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