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Employment Opportunities at Wunan
Posted by , 13th Dec 2017

Career Advisor

  •  Opportunity to work with one of Australia’s leading Indigenous organisations
  • Make a difference in the lives of Aboriginal people in the East Kimberley
  • Access to very generous salary packaging benefits

Wunan Foundation is a leading Aboriginal development organisation based in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. Its purpose is to ensure that Aboriginal people enjoy the capabilities and opportunities necessary to make positive choices that lead to independent, fulfilling lives. The Career Centre is funded by the West Australian Department of Training and Workforce Development.  The overarching objective for the Career Centre is to assist individuals of any age and at any point throughout their lives to make more informed educational, training and occupational choices leading to improved operations of training systems, the labour market and maximising individual West Australians potential and increase Western Australia’s economic competiveness.  This is a full time position and may require  travelling to outreach locations, principally on sealed roads and with overnight stays away from Kununurra (Halls Creek, Wyndham, Kalumburu)

Wunan is seeking a Career Advisor to:

  • Work with clients under the Career Centre program and ensure the targets are in line with the contractual requirements of the program.
  • Actively participate in the day to day delivery of the Career Centre Program so that it is in line with the Service Agreement and other relevant documentation such as guidelines or other directions as issued by the Department.
  • Ensure that the elements of the work plan are fully implemented
  • Actively participate in the delivery of screening processes, career guidance sessions, information and training options, computer assisted career guidance, online tools, career actions plans, school based activities and workshops, ensuring the sufficient delivery of these activities so as to meet contractual requirements
  • Along with the Team Leader Career Centre and the Education and Employment Program Manager, provide input to the Regional Report, Strategic Plan, Customer Service Charter and Annual Operational Report as per contractual requirements
  • Ensure that the day to day operations of the Career Centre Program are in line with the Service Agreement and such other relevant documentation such as guidelines or other directions as issued by the department
  • Provide periodical management reports to the Team Leader, Career Centre including progress against set KPI’s

 Essential Criteria

  • Demonstrated experience in careers guidance or an associated field.
  • Demonstrated experience working within contractual parameters and guidelines
  • Excellent communication and time management skills with good knowledge in computer and administration skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to deal effectively at all levels of the organisation.

Qualifications/ Clearances

  • Cert IV (or higher) endorsed qualification in employment services and Career Development (or progress towards or a willingness to progress towards)
  • Cert III qualification in business administration or community services or similar
  • Current WA Drivers Licence (Manual)
  • Current Working With Children Clearance or ability to obtain.
  • Current National Police Check  or ability to obtain

For Enquiries:  Please talk to Maree Cutler Naroba @08 91683881.

Please send a detailed resume and a cover letter addressing the selection criteria to humanresources@wunan.org.au AND Maree.Cutler-Naroba@wunan.org.au.

CLOSING DATE: 12 January 2018.

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