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The Skill Engineer Ltd is a social enterprise with a focus on education, employment and training pathways for young people who are “at risk” of long-term unemployment due to social disadvantage, disability or who are First Nations people. The Skill Engineer Ltd introduces young people to a range of career options, provides work placement opportunities and supports young people into employment.

POSITIONS AVAILABLE

    Work Placement Coordinator

    The Position:

    The Skill Engineer Ltd is a NSW Work Placement Service Provider.

    Work placement is a mandatory requirement for NSW HSC ICF VET courses and some Board Endorsed Courses. These courses are available to students in Years 11 and 12 and to students in Year 9 and 10 in appropriate circumstances through the early commencement pathway for Stage 5 students. Students enrolled in the courses are required to spend up to 35 hours each year in the workplace contextualizing their classroom learning. The Skill Engineer Ltd works with local schools, EVET providers and employers to coordinate HSC VET work placements for all eligible students on the NSW Central Coast and the Hills District in Sydney.

    The Work Placement Coordinator will work under the direction of the Manager undertaking a range of functions requiring the application of a good level of knowledge and skills to achieve results in line with the organisation and work placement program’s goals. The Work Placement Coordinator may be required to exercise initiative and judgement when dealing with schools, students and employers to enhance work placement opportunities for students. The Work Placement Coordinator will have an excellent understanding of VET in schools and EVET systems gained thorough experience and will know how to set priorities, manage their time, provide reports and meet operational demands of schools, students and employers.

    Skills and Experience:

    • Highly developed communication and stakeholder management skills.
    • Willingness to work in a team and contribute to every team member successfully meeting KPIs.
    • Knowledge of organisational programs, policies, and activities.
    • Relevant recent experience or willingness to learn.
    • Willingness to cold canvass employers to increase work placement opportunities for students.
    • Thorough knowledge of the school systems and EVET sector that relate to VET in Schools and the mandatory Board of Studies requirements for completion of a VET subject for the NSW HSC.
    • Current NSW Working with Children’s Check.
    • Current National Police Clearance.
    • Current Driver’s Licence.
    • First Aid Certificate desirable.

    To apply please send your resume to debbie.thompson@theskillengineer.com.au.

     

    Acknowledgement

    We acknowledge the Darkinjung and Pangerang (Bangerang) people and pay our respect to Elders past and present on whose land we have made our home and reap the opportunities. We look to the future with hope as we walk side by side with our First Nations people in the spirit of reconciliation and truth telling.

      Gosford, NSW

      Ph: (02) 4304 3031
      350 Mann St, North Gosford NSW 2250
      Monday to Friday, 8am – 4.30pm

      Wangaratta, VIC

      Ph: (03) 5737 4257
      16 Osboldstone Rd, Wangaratta VIC 3677
      Monday to Friday, 7am – 5pm

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