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Reference Number 12187
Position Title Employment Coach
Employment Type Permanent Part Time
Department Orca Project Mt Gravatt
Location Community Services K-ESS, Orca K-ESS
Classification SCS Social Community, Home Care and Disability - SCS Level 3
Hours per Fortnight 45
Position Summary

Employment Coach


Wesley Mission Queensland (WMQ) is an innovative and responsive not-for-profit community service provider, with more than 70 locations throughout South East Queensland. We support more than 100,000 Queenslanders every year with aged care, disability and mental health services, youth and family programs, palliative care and emergency relief. With over 100 years' experience in caring for our community, Wesley Mission Queensland has a history steeped in hope, respect, compassion, empowerment, innovation, justice and integrity. To learn more about our organisation, please see &


We seek a new Employment Coach to join our team of dedicated and passionate people who want better employment outcomes for young people aged 17 - 21 living with disability.


Key Role Accountabilities:

Align one's workplace behaviour in accordance with the Wesley Charter and Wesley Mission Queensland's Vision, Mission and Values
Assist in the delivery, development, evaluation and administration of the program including communication with families about participant progress as needed; facilitating a diverse group of participants; and directing volunteers
Work from a strengths-based perspective to assist participants with disability to meet their identified needs
Deliver learning materials in a workshop format following universal design principles
Adapt materials where necessary to meet the individual learning needs of participants
Effectively time manage work days to ensure the full utilisation of working hours and delivery of material in a timely manner
Connect with businesses and organisations within the local community to develop relationships for work site visits, work experience and employment opportunities for participants
Provide superior customer service that exceeds customer expectations at all times
Comply with all organisational Policy and Procedures, as well as WH&S Standards
Provide effective communication and reporting to management and stakeholders as requested


Applications must address the 'Qualifications, Knowledge and Requirement' for this role (contained within the attached position description) and are to be submitted online at by 4pm of the closing date. 


For more information, please contact Alison Cox via email at 


Wesley Mission Queensland's Vision is a compassionate, just and inclusive society for all.  WMQ values diversity and employee wellbeing, and fosters an environment that acknowledges the different perspectives and capabilities of our workers. We are committed to EEO, OH&S, Ethical Practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity.  We are a preferred employer for older workers.  Successful applicants are expected to abide by the WMQ Code of Conduct.  Relevant criminal record checks will be undertaken on recommended applicant.  To view our Privacy Policy, please click here.  Salary Packaging is available to permanent Staff to potentially enhance remuneration.

Contact Person Alison COX
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Alternate Contact Person Sarah NEWTON
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Closing Date 04/12/2020
Position Description
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.