Work Broker - Palmerston North at Ministry of Social Development, Manawatū-Whanganui
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
The Ministry of Social Development is a people-centred organisation. We're in communities across the motu, working with partners to help New Zealanders be safe, strong and independent.
We provide social policy and advice to government and assistance, including income, employment and housing support to people of all ages, families, whānau and communities.
As a Te Tiriti o Waitangi partner we are committed to supporting and enabling Māori, whānau, hapū, Iwi and communities to realise their own potential and aspirations.
Our people are as diverse as the communities we serve. We care about the wellbeing and success of our people and provide a supportive and inclusive working environment where people can thrive and be who they are.
2 x Fixed term/Secondment roles available
As a Work Broker you'll engage with employers and clients within your community to provide a professional service to link Work and Income job seekers with suitable job opportunities.
One of these roles will use influence and networks to seek out current and future employment opportunities from employers across a range of industry sectors. This will involve cold calling, the use of technology and networking to bring in great opportunities for our job seekers. You will also be able to sell job seekers to employers and build long term professional relationships that go from strength to strength. You'll work alongside Case Managers and other Service Centre colleagues to ensure sustainable employment outcomes are achieved.
You will have a passion to help people from a diverse background, and your main drive is sales and hunting down opportunities.
The other role will focus on supporting clients into work by identifying and matching clients to suitable vacancies. You will work collaboratively with Case Managers to understand client skills and abilities and how these can be enhanced, where needed, by MSD, training providers and employers.
You will have great interpersonal skills and be able to build strong relationships with all stakeholders in the employment pipeline and be skilled at influencing and facilitating employment connections
A full clean driver's licence is essential for this role.
We offer you:
- Training and support
- Regular coaching and career development opportunities
- Salary range $71,943 to $87,931 per annum (in line with skills, experience and performance).
How to apply
To apply, click the 'Apply Now' button to upload your CV, cover letter and complete the online application form.
Note: Your cover letter will be a key part of our assessment process, so please highlight how your experience relates to the key responsibilities listed in the position description.
All applications must be made online. If this is not possible or if you have any queries, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Internal MSD Employees – please apply through your myHR portal at work. This will ensure that your myHR employee profile is visible as internal candidate. IMPORTANT NOTE: Please make sure you have the correct approvals for a secondment before you apply for this position.
Closing date: Wednesday 7th December 2022
Joining MSD means being part of a whānau that celebrates the diversity each individual represents. We show manaaki, we care about the wellbeing and success of people and want everyone to thrive, and be who they are in a supportive and inclusive working environment. We work together to make a difference for communities while doing the right thing with integrity. We are a Treaty partner committed to strengthening relationships with Māori, Hapū, Iwi and communities to realise their own potential and aspirations.
If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to tell us when you apply so we can assist you through the recruitment process.
MSD has a COVID-19 vaccination policy that encourages, but does not require, employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and its variants, unless the role is identified as requiring vaccination at the time.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Ministry of Social Development|
|Position type:||Fixed Term Contract|
|Attachment:||work-broker-nov-2020.docx (Word, 316KB)
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