Transition to Work: Youth Peer Mentor Status

JOB DESCRIPTION

STATUS

Transition to Work: Youth Peer Mentor

Clarkson and Joondalup – Full Time

 

Why join Status:

  • Deliver a new and exciting service to youth participants 
  • Work with a well-established management team 
  • Development Opportunities 

The role:

An exciting opportunity has been created for a passionate Youth Peer Mentor to join an established and successful employment and training provider at our Clarkson and Joondalup site. We have an established team delivering services to young people within the Transition to Work program contract in Perth North!

In this role you will build and develop positive relationships for Participants engaged in the Organisations’ services, providing support and mentoring that enables them to thrive in their education and employment.

You will be a voice for their views and facilitate their contribution to the design of the services they receive. The Youth Peer Mentor will be someone who loves building relationships in the community to strengthen pathways to opportunities for education and employment!

The position requires a flexible, mature minded, outcome focused individual who has a can-do attitude, with a high level of interpersonal communication and organisational skills. 
 

To be successful in this role, you will need to have:

  • A sound understanding of issues faced by youth, unemployed and disadvantaged people 
  • Exceptional ability to build and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Developed communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills with a strong emphasis on engaging young people whilst supporting them to maintain education or employment
  • Demonstrated experience in a fast paced, outcome focussed environment 
  • Qualifications in Employment Services, Youth Work, Training, Human Resource Management or Behavioural Sciences an advantage but not essential.
  • Relevant experience in the Employment Services or similar industry (highly desirable)

 

Why join Our Organisation?

  • Work Mon – Fri with weekends and Public Holidays off 
  • Eighty9 Limited (ABN 88 485 417 134 / ACN 668 673 121) is a CLG and, as the parent entity of the Organisation, we are able to offer our permanent employees salary sacrificing benefits, including Fringe Benefit Tax exempt payments of up to $15,900 per annum 
  • A well-structured and supported 2 week induction program, with further training provided
  • Access to our Organisations Employee Assistance Program
  • Performance based incentives/rewards

 

About Eighty-9 Limited

The wellbeing of our staff is our number one priority. That is why we have enjoyed over 30 years of business success as an outstanding provider of employment and training services. Supported by structures and systems that have national quality assurance recognition, we provide a work environment that our staff are proud to recommend.

We invite you to review our website https://www.eighty9.org.au to learn more about our Organisation, its brands and why you should join us and become a valued member of our highly successful and professional team. 

 

How to apply

Please apply through the Apply link, and include a letter of application and resume addressed to:

Human Resource and Quality Assurance Officer

[email protected]

Job Description for the role is available at http://www.status.net.au 

Confidential telephone inquiries are welcome to the Human Resources on (08) 9344 2979

All final applicants for this position will be asked to provide a current National Police Clearance and Working with Children Check. Please note that people with a criminal record are not automatically barred from applying for this position, rather the relevance will be considered as it applies to our industry.

Status is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, LGBTIQ+ and people from non-English speaking backgrounds to apply.