Who Are We?Ability Options is a stand out Employment Service provider with a proven track record of delivering high star rating performance. From 33 offices across NSW, each year we support over 12,500 jobseekers including parents, Indigenous communities, school leavers and people with disability to prepare for, gain and maintain employment.The Role We have a position available at our Liverpool office for experienced employment consultants. The ParentsNext program is a government initiative to prepare out-of-work parents to return to the workforce by the time their youngest children turns 6.  In this role, you will partner with parents to provide flexible and tailored support, and build motivation around returning to work.  Your objectives will be to link them with community support and childcare services, and to identify suitable education and employment goals. About You  As a ParentsNext Consultant you will have a highly empowering style with the ability to build effective professional relationships with participants, community organisations and other stakeholders including Government departments.To succeed in this role you will need to be able to demonstrate:Your ability to establish relationships with organisations, such as Centrelink, that are likely to generate referralsYour ability to support customers to develop sustainable employment and education goalsYour resourcefulness to develop participation plans with your customers to achieve these goalsYour knowledge of the local labour market and experience in placing clients into local employment opportunitiesYour excellent administration skills and ability to maintain regular assessments with customersYour flexibility to work over multiple locations to ensure the program runs smoothly and our customers get prompt, high level servicePeople of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are encouraged to apply.As part of this role you will be required to travel within your region.Essential CriteriaSatisfactory background checks including NDIS Workers Check and Working With Children Check (or willingness to obtain)Experience in customer focused roles       Experience working with in the disability service sector highly regardedCurrent driver’s licence (minimum P2)Covid-19 Vaccination (minimum 2 doses)Why Work for Us?When you join Ability Options you will experience a vibrant, values driven organisation where the people we support are at the centre of everything we do.In return for your skills and experience you will receive:Flexibility: At Ability Options, we offer RDOs and aim to best match the flexible working arrangement to the individual employee if the role allows. Salary Packaging: Increase your take-home money with $15,900 not-for-profit salary packaging through Maxxia: Salary Packaging | MaxxiaTraining and career progression: Our In house – Learning and Development team offering ongoing career development support to staff.Mental Health and Wellbeing: A dynamic EAP partner who supports our staff with free confidential counselling: Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs) - Veretis Performance Psychology. Additionally, we offer fitness passport giving staff access to more than 500 gyms and sporting facilities across NSW.Rewards and recognition program: We recognise the efforts and achievements of our valued staff members with morning teas, lunches, gift cards, certificates, and personalised letters from the CEO.Employee Discounts: Discounts with CommBank, Winc and Medibank corporate insurance cover.Other Benefits: Paid Parental and Partner Leave, purchase additional leave after 1 year of service and tenure-based service reward leave.A rewarding career where you contribute to make a difference in the community and in people’s lives. Ability Options prides itself on being an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from all backgrounds, ages and gender as well as people who identify as First Nation People, and people with a disability.Ability Options is committed to the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of children and young people. All successful applicants are subject to probity and pre-employment checks. AUD Liverpool 2170