Location: Broken Hill
Position: Temporary Part-Time (14 hours per week)
Classification: TAFE Counsellor
BE in a career you love with TAFE NSW
TAFE NSW’s purpose is to skill the workforce of the future. It is Australia's leading provider of vocational education and training with over 500,000 annual enrolments and a proud history for setting the benchmark for quality service. As the NSW public provider, it supports the NSW Government's priority to grow skills for the economy and jobs of tomorrow. Critically, TAFE NSW plays a vital role in providing vocational education in rural and regional NSW, and job training pathways for the most vulnerable in the community.
TAFE NSW offers the best of campus-based delivery as well as flexible, online and work-based learning. The TAFE NSW values of Customer First, Collaboration, Integrity and Excellence guide our team in strengthening communities, delivering world-class training for our students and producing job ready graduates for employers. The operating environment for TAFE NSW is dynamic as we leverage our scale, expertise, passion and reputation to meet the rapidly changing VET landscape.
TAFE NSW is committed to its students and customers and the role it plays in changing lives and opening up opportunities through learning.
Your application for this role must include:
1. Two (2) referees with email addresses.
2. Claim for the position addressing the following key application responses (no more than 2 pages).
3. Resume, including evidence that you meet the specific requirements of the position you are applying for.
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- Position Description
- Individual counselling and group work in: Educational counselling such as course choice and planning; skills and ability assessment, assessment of factors hindering successful course completion; study difficulties, vocational (career) counselling such as career choice/planning; retraining; career development; employment advice/prospects, and, personal counselling in matters affecting educational progress.
- The use of educational, vocational and psychological tests where appropriate.
- Contact and liaise with a wider network of appropriate educational and other community agencies and resources for purposes of information and referral.
- Referral services to appropriate internal and external service providers.
- Information sessions on more complex educational, vocational and financial issues.
- Conduct of relevant surveys and investigations for student services.
- Services to teaching staff and Institute/campus management: Educational consultancy and advisory service to teachers on student, classroom or course related matters, identifying and reporting/recommending to management on broad trends, issues and concerns relevant to students’ educational programs, and, design and conduct of group staff development programs as appropriate.
- Undertaking appropriate professional and administrative functions including record keeping and maintenance of confidential files.
- Ensuring professional standards, ethics and requirements of relevant legislation are maintained.
Key Application Responses
1. Appropriate Degree (or qualification at AQF Level 7 and above) and;
2. At least three years study in psychology or other such study as the Employer deems appropriate plus;
3. Two years appropriate vocational experience.
4. Knowledge of NSW secondary and post-secondary education and training systems.
5. Demonstrated knowledge of current labour market trends within the West Region.
6. Demonstrated high-level planning, organising and time and priority management skills.
7. Current NSW Drivers Licence and ability and willingness to travel to the identified circuit locations for the role to which you are applying.
8. Knowledge of and commitment to the Department’s Aboriginal education and training policies.
Note: This is a child-related position. A Working With Children Check is a prerequisite for anyone in child-related work. It involves a national criminal history check and review of findings of workplace misconduct. More information on the Working With Children Check (WWCC) can be found at Office of the Children's Guardian.
Closing Date: Sunday 8 September 2019 at 11.59pm
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