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Reference Number 11602
Position Title Employment Coach
Employment Type Permanent Part Time
Department Orca Project
Location Community Services K-ESS, Orca K-ESS
Classification Social, Community, Home Care & Disability Services Industry Award 2010 - SCS Level 3
Hours per Fortnight 45
Position Summary

Employment Coach



The ORCA Project at Mansfield is a new service. 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:                                                                                                                         

  1. Align one's workplace behaviour in accordance with the WMQ Model of Care, the Wesley Charter and Wesley Mission Queensland's Vision, Mission and Values.
  2. Assist in the delivery, development and administration of the program.
  3. Work from a strengths-based perspective to assist participants with disability to meet their identified needs.
  4. Participate in required processes to evaluate course and program effectiveness.
  5. Provide feedback to participants on competency in the learning areas delivered.
  6. Ensure that all learning material is set at the ability level of participants undertaking the program and that the program delivery methods take learning styles into consideration for maximum impact.
  7. Ensure that all workshops contain at least two modes of learning (Audio, Visual, Tactile, Kinaesthetic) and that any assessment is conducted throughout the program to cater for a wide range of participant's learning abilities and includes a range of tools such as Short Answers, Projects, Oral Questioning, Video Recordings, Work evidence etc.
  8. Effectively time manage work days to ensure the full utilisation of working hours and delivery of material in a timely manner.
  9. Maintain current, comprehensive and auditable electronic and hardcopy participant files.
  10. Provide superior customer service that exceeds customer expectations at all times.
  11. Comply with all organisational Policy and Procedures, as well as WH&S Standards.
  12. 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.

Essential Requirements Essential: Must have a current Drivers licence and willingness to drive in the course of work.
Essential: 1. Tertiary qualifications in youth work, education, disability support or related discipline and or equivalent experience. 2. Demonstrated understanding of employment barriers for adults with disability.
Contact Person Alison COX
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Alternate Contact Person Caryn ADAMSON
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Closing Date 06/12/2019
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.