What's it like to be an Employment Consultant?
An Employment Consultant is responsible for assisting people to gain and keep employment. They work with people who are unsure what to do with their careers, people who have been out of the workforce or who have a disability and require specialist support. With client input, they develop individually tailored pathways to employment.
Tasks and duties
- Meeting with clients to determine their needs, preferences and plans.
- Selling the benefits of employment and occupations.
- Reverse marketing candidates and plans to employers.
- Delivering training sessions to support client job-readiness.
- Providing support pre- and post-employment.
- Ensuring employment is sustainable and suitable for clients.
- Acquiring new clients.
- Working to KPIs.
Employment Consultants assist their customers to meet their aspirations, and are required to have compassion, motivation, and strong customer service skills. Employment Consultants are often employed by not-for profit organisations.
What can I earn as an Employment Consultant?
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How to become an Employment Consultant
- Gain experience in a customer-facing role. While some Employment Consultants may have a background in recruitment, this is not essential.
- Consider completing a Certificate IV in Employment Services (CHC41115). This course will prepare you to help people locate, secure and maintain employment.