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EMPLOYMENT CLINIC ADVISOR

Asylum Seekers Centre
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Position: Employment Clinic Advisor **Program Area: **Employment Service Purpose / Objective ASC’s Employment Service works with people seeking asylum who are looking for support with their employment, training and education goals. The Employment Clinic operates on designated days as a drop-in service with Advisors on hand to support clients with resume and cover letter writing and an introduction to job searching techniques. Reports to: Employment Manager Commitment Period: Minimum 6 months Days and hours required per week: It is requested that Employment Clinic Advisors are able to commit to at least one drop-in session per fortnight. It should not exceed 16 hours per week. Duties & Responsibilities In collaboration with other advisors facilitate the smooth delivery of the employment clinic Support clients who drop into the clinic with:

  • Developing resumes and cover letters
  • Introduction to job search techniques
  • Referral to other ASC services and supports
  • Connection to relevant work readiness and training opportunities
  • Maintaining relevant records of work with clients

**Selection Criteria **

  • Experience in working with people from various backgrounds and cultures
  • A sound understanding of issues affecting people seeking asylum in the current Australian context
  • An excellent understanding of the Australian job seeking and employment landscape
  • Experience with resume, cover letter and application writing
  • Intermediate computer skills (confidence in using data collection software and managing Google products)
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other team members
  • Flexibility and willingness to take on extra tasks as appropriate
  • Ability to adhere to policies in relation to code of conduct, boundaries and confidentiality
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail

Selection Process: If you are shortlisted for this role, our team will be in touch to discuss the next step in the application process and invite you for an interview.

**General Conditions **

-All ASC staff and volunteers are required to: -Adhere to ASC’s vision, purpose and values -Act at all times in accordance with ASC’s Code of Conduct and Child Protection Policies -Comply with Work, Health and Safety systems -Comply with Incident Management Procedures and Emergency protocols -Demonstrate respectful and welcoming behaviour with all people at ASC in culturally appropriate ways -Support a child-safe organisation by undertaking a NSW Working with Children Check prior to commencement and ensure it is up-to-date