Why becoming a job coach is your next career move
Are you looking for a rewarding career that makes a difference in the lives of people with disability? A Job Coach role could be what you’re looking for.
AimBig Employment empowers job seekers living with mental health issues and disability to find work. We’re proud to be rated one of Australia’s highest performing National Disability Employment Service providers.
At AimBig Employment, we’re always looking for our next star employee. If you’re passionate about supporting people with mental health conditions, disability and injury to find and keep meaningful employment, read on. A Job Coach role may be just what you’re looking for.
What does a day in the life of a Job Coach look like?
One thing you can be sure of when you’re a Job Coach – every day is different. You’ll work with people across all stages of the employment placement journey.
Each day you’ll be part of a highly motivated team focused on achieving the best employment outcomes for participants and employers.
You’ll use your strong interpersonal skills to build and sustain relationships and help educate employers on the benefits of employing a person with a disability.
You’ll be proactive in finding prospective employers and breaking down employment barriers. Above all, you’ll provide support to job seekers. Helping them build their skills and confidence through tailored employment pathway plans.
Your relationship with participants and employers won’t end on successful placement. You’ll maintain regular contact as participants continue to achieve their goals.
What qualifications do you need to become a Job Coach?
A Job Coach role is accessible to anyone. You don’t need any formal qualifications. If you come from retail, aged care or a call centre role and love building relationships, a Job Coach role is a perfect career move.
Our extensive induction and onboarding program will help you hit the ground running. You’ll meet the leadership team, your team members and the AimBig Employment network across the country.
We’ll train and equip you with all the tools and knowledge you need to succeed in the role. Just bring your interpersonal skills and your love for supporting someone to find the employment opportunity that is perfect for them.
Why is a Job Coach role so rewarding?
There are lots of personal and professional rewards being a Job Coach brings:
- Helping participants reach their full potential and find meaningful, sustainable employment
- Knowing you support people to achieve great things and break down employment barriers
- Being part of an organisation that works toward reducing underemployment of people with a disability
- The satisfaction that comes from knowing you contributed to changing someone’s life for the better
- Working in a role that constantly challenges you to do your best and use your skills and experience to make a positive impact on the lives of others
- Career development with an individual progression plan based on your goals.
But don’t take our word for it. You can read what Adam loves about being a Job Coach.
So, if you’re passionate about making a difference in people’s lives and championing an inclusive workforce, you can find out more about our perks, culture, induction program, and vacancies here.