Reconnect Program Support Officer

Updated: 24 days ago
Location: City West Campus, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: Permanent

Job no:850330
Campus:SMB Campus
Categories:Professional/General
School/Area: Federation TAFE


  • Federation TAFE – Ballarat Campus
  • Part-time (0.8), fixed-term appointment until 24 December 2022
  • HEW 5 - $69,184 p.a. (pro-rata) plus 17% superannuation

Be part of our diverse community

We are driven to make a real difference to the lives of every student who walks through our doors, and to the communities we help build and are proud to be part of. We are one of Australia’s oldest universities, known today for our modern approach to teaching and learning. With the largest network of campuses across Victoria, as well as a growing Brisbane base, we are uniquely positioned to provide pathways from vocational education and skills training at Federation TAFE through to higher education programs at Federation University.

About the role

Provide support to people 17-64 years by outreach support, planning of educational support needs, referral support, placement mentoring and administration and monitoring of program outcomes.

You will:

  • engage individuals who satisfy the eligibility criteria to participate in the Reconnect program;
  • establish key contacts with a range of service providers to facilitate referrals and links to a range of services;
  • collaborate with other support services and community based activities to integrate support and provide optimal service provision;
  • contribute to the administration and maintenance of an innovative service delivery model.

About you

To be considered for this position, you will have demonstrated:

  • knowledge and understanding of life cycle development and the capacity to work within an Outreach model of service delivery;
  • experience in applying a range of interventions;
  • experience in designing group activities and facilitating group work with people; and
  • administration skills including developing case plans, professional case noting and writing reports.

Please note that applications will be prioritised for those with current working rights in Australia and who are not affected by travel restrictions. 

Please see the latest updates to Australia’s immigration and border arrangements during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak: https://covid19.homeaffairs.gov.au/

How to apply

Please apply by Tuesday, 20 April 2021.

Applicants are required to address the Key Selection Criteria, to view the Position Description, please click here:  850330.pdf

At Federation University Australia we value diversity, embrace difference and nurture a connected, safe and respectful community. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people of all cultures, abilities, sexualities and genders. Should you require additional support please contact please contact our Diversity and Inclusion Partner, Elizabeth Spark, via email .  To find out more about our Aboriginal and Torres Islander Employment Strategy, please click here

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team via email or on 03 5327 9756. 

A workplace for remarkable people

For almost 150 years we have been reaching out to new communities, steadily building a generation of independent thinkers united in the knowledge that they are greater together.
We are committed to attracting, retaining and developing the best talent in the regions in which we operate. From our academic and research staff to those working in student experience, we are all part of a collaborative culture that inspires the highest levels of excellence, innovation, integrity and respect. We are proud of our SAGE Athena SWAN Bronze accreditation in 2019 for recognising our commitment to advancing the careers of women, trans and gender diverse individuals in STEM disciplines in higher education and research.

What we offer

You will be able to take advantage of our UniSports Health and Fitness Centre in Mt Helen, in addition to benefits such as purchased leave, annualised hours, blended workforce options (work from home flexibility), salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare (Mt Helen and Gippsland), discounted private health insurance, affordable parking, wellness programs, professional development programs and many other benefits. For further information, please visit our website .

For more information on a career with us, please visit our website or let our staff tell you more .


Advertised:01 Apr 2021 2:00 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close:20 Apr 2021 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time


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