Employment Coach

Job Description

  • Permanent full-time position based in Gladstone
  • Provide people with a disability employment opportunity to help them achieve their professional and personal goals
  • Rewarding role and a chance to make a real difference!

Who is Endeavour Foundation?

Endeavour Foundation is one of Australia’s largest employers of people living with disability, so being inclusive and diverse is not just an aspiration, it is who we are! Fostering a diverse and inclusive culture is at the heart of everything we do and getting it right goes hand in hand with living our organisational values and our purpose of making possibilities a reality.

Endeavour Foundation support people with disabilities to live, learn, work and flourish according to their own interests and priorities. We are people working together, making possibilities a reality for people with a disability.

About Endeavour Foundation Industries (EFI)

  • Our EFI operations provides supported employment opportunities for people with a disability who want to achieve personal employment goals aligned to their NDIS plans
  • Endeavour Foundation’s Work Portfolio operates over 30 commercial operations across the Eastern seaboard, covering a diverse product mix, predominantly in Packaging (food, general, pharmaceuticals), Document Destruction, Recycling and Manufacturing to commercial customers.

What can Endeavour Foundation offer you?

  • Salary Packaging Benefits! Package up to $15,900 of your annual salary tax free. Less tax = more take home pay for you!
  • In addition to your tax-free benefit, you can also use up to $2,650 of your pre-tax income to pay for entertainment expenses (meals, holiday accommodation etc.)
  • An Employee Assistance Program - a free and confidential counselling service available to all staff and their family members
  • Discounts on Corporate Private Health Insurance Plans, whitegoods and appliances
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Reward and Recognition Program
  • Free flu vaccinations 

A little bit about the role...

As an Employment Coach, your purpose is to act as a champion of contemporary disability service provision and person-centred practice for supported employees, in alignment with commercial outcomes and in partnership with site leadership. If you are someone with Disability Services experience looking for something a little different, then this could be the perfect role for you! Other key responsibilities will include:

  • Facilitating enhanced employment outcomes for employees within a positive behaviour support framework and aligned with NDIS plan goals
  • Reporting and monitoring employees progress towards achievement of their NDIS employment goals in line with their Individual Support Plan
  • Assisting with the implementation of service offerings to employees to achieve learning and development outcomes that can lead to open employment, transition to retirement and life skills
  • Working collaboratively with leaders, families, carers, and advocates for employees to ensure e employees are receiving all the support they require in the workplace
  • Engaging with schools and other relevant groups and entities to attract work experience students, as well as future potential employees

What you will bring to the role:

  • Experience working with people with a disability in an employment setting or direct support
  • You are a true people person who is passionate, patient, empathetic, resilient and dedicated to empowering people with disabilities to live their best lives
  • Demonstrated ability to operate within a person-centred framework and applying the principles of social justice
  • Ability to be flexible and agile in the workplace - move positively from one priority to another
  • A genuine commitment to the purpose and values of the organisation, demonstrating an ability to adapt to a changing environment
  • Excellent conflict resolution and problem-solving skills
  • Proficiency in using current MS Office programs (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), 
  • Cert III in Individual Support (Disability) and previous case management will be highly regarded

How can you join Endeavour Foundation?

Please note, before commencing with Endeavour Foundation, you will be required to undertake a “Fit2Work” National Criminal History Check, hold or be willing to obtain a Working with Children Check (Blue Card) and a NDIS Worker Screening Check/Yellow Card.

If this is the opportunity for you, click ‘Apply’ below. We look forward to hearing from you!

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