Current openings

If you’re looking for a job where you can make a difference in people’s lives, then you are at the right place. Join a team of vibrant and passionate people who wake up every day to help our community reach their full potential.

Apply for our current vacancies below. 

Branch Manager (DES) Camberwell/Richmond 

Are you looking for more than a job?  Do you want a place to work where making a difference and inspiring better lives for people matters most? Come work with us!

echo is seeking a passionate go-getter whose track record in sales leadership and strategic thinking helps to achieve outstanding results and whose leadership abilities create harmonious team cultures.

We’d love to hear from experienced people who can drive and lead the Disability Employment Services portfolio, supporting customers to live the life they chose. We are seeking an applicant who has a ‘can do’, solution focused attitude and looks for opportunities to improve and innovate, whilst coaching their team to achieve successful outcomes.

As a Branch Manager you would be responsible for:

  • Providing leadership, mentoring, training and support to employment Consultants to ensure effective local service delivery
  • Track current and future outcome performance, and set strategies that are forecast to enhance future performance
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of site continuous improvement
  • Manage and motivate staff to achieve monthly performance KPIs
  • Contribute by example to job seeker case management and employer marketing requirements
  • Establish strong local employer networks sourcing vacancies by cold calling, reverse marketing, relationship building and business understanding
  • Deliver services in accordance with DES contracts, DEED and program guidelines, quality standards, Code of Practice and Service Guarantees
  • Liaise with the Management Team to monitor performance and identify areas for service improvement

The key competencies you will require to be successful in this role are as follows:

  • Demonstrated experience in management in a substantial jobactive or DES employment services business
  • The ability to assess, match and refer customers to appropriate job opportunities and to advocate directly to employers
  • Ability to provide coaching, as well as deliver on and off the job training to staff
  • Knowledge of labour market trends and employment skills shortages
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and staff management skills
  • Experience in delivering customer focused services
  • The ability to work towards regular KPIs, financial targets and budgets;
  • Demonstrates a flexible and adaptable manner with the ability to meet changing situations and respond and adjust easily to varying work demands, deadlines and circumstances
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and ability to develop positive relationships with a diverse range of customers, employers and staff

About our employee benefits

  • Above award wages
  • Up to $15,900 of your salary (Tax free)
  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • Performance bonuses
  • Permanent ongoing role
  • Career progression opportunities
  • In house and external training
  • Professional development

How to apply

  • Employment with echo will require eligibility to work in Australia, current driver’s license, National Police Clearance and Working with Children Check.
  • To apply, please submit your CV and a cover letter. For further information, please email career@echoaustralia.com

Disability Sports Development Officer – Eastern Suburbs

Are you looking for more than a job?  Do you want a place to work where making a difference and inspiring better lives for people matters most? Come work with us!

We’d love to hear from experienced people who can drive and lead the Disability Employment Services portfolio, supporting customers to live the life they chose. We are seeking an applicant who has a ‘can do’, solution focused attitude and looks for opportunities to improve and innovate, whilst coaching their team to achieve successful outcomes.

The Sports Development Officer will leverage community, sporting and employer partnerships in developing inclusive basketball programs to improve engagement and connect sports men and women with disability to employment opportunities. The Sportswork project will provide a holistic approach encompassing a sports pathway to work.

As a Disability Sports Development Officer you would be responsible for:

  • Actively promoting echo services and values to the basketball and wider community
  • Delivering echo’s Sportswork program in partnership with the State Basketball Centre
  • Engaging and motivating sporting participants
  • Discussing participants sporting skills and fitness, identifying areas of interest and improvement
  • Developing in consultation with the participant an individual program plan delivering appropriate basketball and leadership activities
  • Implementing effective customer service practices to all participants, community and employers
  • Integrating and facilitating job related activities including internal job clubs, resumes and applications, training and vocational and non-vocational assistance
  • Referring and monitoring participant access to employment opportunities, including traineeships and internships
  • Establishing strong employer networks sourcing vacancies by cold calling, reverse marketing, relationship building and basketball interests
  • Maintaining a current job ready list, matching and referring participants to suitable job vacancies
  • Establishing knowledge and application of all government programs, assistance and subsidies applicable to job seekers and employers
  • Providing post placement support tracking job retention and sports participation
  • Promoting and developing empathy and cooperation with participants and stakeholders from indigenous, culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds

The key competencies you will require to be successful in this role are as follows:

  • Demonstrated case management experience in the sports and| or disability industry
  • Knowledge of sporting and recreational programs with an understanding of strategies to address participant engagement
  • Demonstrated experience or skills in basketball will be highly regarded
  • Performance driven with a demonstrated ability to market and promote the project to community and employers
  • An analytical mind with problem-solving skills and multitasking abilities
  • A flexible and adaptable manner with the ability to meet changing situations and respond and adjust easily to varying work demands, deadlines and circumstances
  • High level of communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Excellent IT literacy with the ability to develop detailed reports for written and verbal presentations
  • Capacity to deal confidently and courteously with people at all levels
  • Ability to handle and diffuse difficult situations and conflict
  • Adaptability and ability to operate as an effective team member

About our employee benefits

  • Above award wages
  • Up to $15,900 of your salary (Tax free)
  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • Performance bonuses
  • Permanent ongoing role
  • Career progression opportunities
  • In house and external training
  • Professional development

How to apply

  • Employment with echo will require eligibility to work in Australia, current driver’s license, National Police Clearance and Working with Children Check.
  • To apply, please submit your CV and a cover letter. For further information, please email career@echoaustralia.com

Mental Health Employment Consultant – Camberwell/Richmond

  • Are you looking for the next step in your career?
  • Do you want to be part of a team that genuinely makes a positive difference in our client’s lives?
  • Do you enjoy working in a fast paced, diverse and ever-changing environment?

echo is seeking an experienced Employment Consultant  who would like to specialise in Mental Health. Through our Disability Employment Service (DES), we commit to offering each customer a journey tailored to them and their health, and find jobs that meet their aspirations and unlock their potential.

As an experienced Employment Consultant you will demonstrate that perfect mix of drive and compassion, working closely with our customers in finding them great, lasting jobs. The role is diverse and exciting, calling upon your outstanding communication and interpersonal skills to identify and meet the needs of both job seekers and employers.

As a Mental Health Employment Consultant you would be responsible for: 

  • Support and motivate a caseload of customers ensuring every encounter is purposeful with the aim to gain sustainable employment
  • Establish strong local employer networks sourcing vacancies by reverse marketing, relationship building and business understanding
  • Locate and negotiate relevant support services on behalf of clients
  • Be proactive in growing the caseload, with a strong focus on customer experience.
  • Working with clients to re-motivate and inspire them to define their career goals and support in achieving them
  • Facilitate job related activities including internal job clubs, resumes and applications, training and vocational assistance
  • Develop, document and implement high quality marketing strategies, work plans and practices
  • Effectively utilise resources to generate and optimise appropriate employment outcomes for job seekers
  • Provide ongoing support to Job Seekers to motivate and assist them to become socially self-sufficient

The key competencies you will require to be successful in this role are as follows:

  • A passion and drive for helping people with a mental illness find employment
  • Previous experience in the employment services is highly regarded but not necessary
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and ability to develop positive relationships with a diverse range of customers, employers and staff;
  • The ability to assess, match and refer customers to appropriate job opportunities and to advocate directly to employers
  • Passionate about helping people with a mental illness find and secure rewarding employment
  • The ability to achieve individual targets and work to clearly defined KPIs;
  • Strong administration skills and IT literacy, data entry and typing skills, Word, Excel and Outlook experience
  • Interest in assisting Job Seekers with medical conditions, disabilities or illnesses to obtain sustainable employment
  • Attention to detail and a demonstrated ability to work under pressure
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing environments
  • Willing to go the extra mile for our customers finding the solutions that work for them

About our employee benefits

  • Above award wages
  • Up to $15,900 of your salary (Tax free)
  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • Performance bonuses
  • Permanent ongoing role
  • Career progression opportunities
  • In house and external training
  • Professional development

How to apply

  • Employment with echo will require eligibility to work in Australia, current driver’s license, National Police Clearance and Working with Children Check.
  • To apply, please submit your CV and a cover letter. For further information, please email career@echoaustralia.com

Employment Services Officer/Employment Consultant – Oakleigh

  • Are you looking for the next step in your career?
  • Do you want to be part of a team that genuinely makes a positive difference in our client’s lives?
  • Do you enjoy working in a fast paced, diverse and ever-changing environment?

echo is seeking an Trainee/Graduate or experienced Disability Employment Consultant who share’s our passion and commitment to our customers. Through our Disability Employment Service (DES), we commit to offering each customer a journey tailored to them and their health, and find jobs that meet their aspirations and unlock their potential.

As an experienced Disability Employment Consultant you will demonstrate that perfect mix of drive and compassion, working closely with our customers in finding them great, lasting jobs. The role is diverse and exciting, calling upon your outstanding communication and interpersonal skills to identify and meet the needs of both job seekers and employers.

As a Trainee/Graduate Disability Employment Consultant you will be a passionate, motivated and energetic individual interested acquiring skills and knowledge to engage, assess and assist job seekers gain sustainable employment within appropriate time frames and compliance requirements.

As a Disability Employment Consultant you would be responsible for:

  • Support and motivate a caseload of customers ensuring every encounter is purposeful with the aim to gain sustainable employment
  • Establish strong local employer networks sourcing vacancies by reverse marketing, relationship building and business understanding
  • Locate and negotiate relevant support services on behalf of clients
  • Be proactive in growing the caseload, with a strong focus on customer experience.
  • Working with clients to re-motivate and inspire them to define their career goals and support in achieving them
  • Facilitate job related activities including internal job clubs, resumes and applications, training and vocational assistance
  • Develop, document and implement high quality marketing strategies, work plans and practices
  • Effectively utilise resources to generate and optimise appropriate employment outcomes for job seekers
  • Provide ongoing support to Job Seekers to motivate and assist them to become socially self-sufficient

The key competencies you will require to be successful in this role are as follows:

  • A passion and drive for helping people find employment
  • Previous experience in the employment services is highly regarded but not necessary
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and ability to develop positive relationships with a diverse range of customers, employers and staff;
  • The ability to assess, match and refer customers to appropriate job opportunities and to advocate directly to employers
  • Passionate about helping people with a disability find and secure rewarding employment
  • The ability to achieve individual targets and work to clearly defined KPIs;
  • Strong administration skills and IT literacy, data entry and typing skills, Word, Excel and Outlook experience
  • Interest in assisting Job Seekers with medical conditions, disabilities or illnesses to obtain sustainable employment
  • Attention to detail and a demonstrated ability to work under pressure
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing environments
  • Willing to go the extra mile for our customers finding the solutions that work for them

About our employee benefits

  • Above award wages
  • Up to $15,900 of your salary (Tax free)
  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • Performance bonuses
  • Permanent ongoing role
  • Career progression opportunities
  • In house and external training
  • Professional development

How to apply

  • Employment with echo will require eligibility to work in Australia, current driver’s license, National Police Clearance and Working with Children Check.
  • To apply, please submit your CV and a cover letter. For further information, please email career@echoaustralia.com

Employment Services Officer/Employment Consultant – Eastern Suburbs

  • Are you looking for the next step in your career?
  • Do you want to be part of a team that genuinely makes a positive difference in our client’s lives?
  • Do you enjoy working in a fast paced, diverse and ever-changing environment?

echo is seeking an Trainee/Graduate or experienced Disability Employment Consultant who share’s our passion and commitment to our customers. Through our Disability Employment Service (DES), we commit to offering each customer a journey tailored to them and their health, and find jobs that meet their aspirations and unlock their potential.

As an experienced Disability Employment Consultant you will demonstrate that perfect mix of drive and compassion, working closely with our customers in finding them great, lasting jobs. The role is diverse and exciting, calling upon your outstanding communication and interpersonal skills to identify and meet the needs of both job seekers and employers.

As a Trainee/Graduate Disability Employment Consultant you will be a passionate, motivated and energetic individual interested acquiring skills and knowledge to engage, assess and assist job seekers gain sustainable employment within appropriate time frames and compliance requirements.

As a Disability Employment Consultant you would be responsible for:

  • Support and motivate a caseload of customers ensuring every encounter is purposeful with the aim to gain sustainable employment
  • Establish strong local employer networks sourcing vacancies by reverse marketing, relationship building and business understanding
  • Locate and negotiate relevant support services on behalf of clients
  • Be proactive in growing the caseload, with a strong focus on customer experience.
  • Working with clients to re-motivate and inspire them to define their career goals and support in achieving them
  • Facilitate job related activities including internal job clubs, resumes and applications, training and vocational assistance
  • Develop, document and implement high quality marketing strategies, work plans and practices
  • Effectively utilise resources to generate and optimise appropriate employment outcomes for job seekers
  • Provide ongoing support to Job Seekers to motivate and assist them to become socially self-sufficient

The key competencies you will require to be successful in this role are as follows:

  • A passion and drive for helping people find employment
  • Previous experience in the employment services is highly regarded but not necessary
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and ability to develop positive relationships with a diverse range of customers, employers and staff;
  • The ability to assess, match and refer customers to appropriate job opportunities and to advocate directly to employers
  • Passionate about helping people with a disability find and secure rewarding employment
  • The ability to achieve individual targets and work to clearly defined KPIs;
  • Strong administration skills and IT literacy, data entry and typing skills, Word, Excel and Outlook experience
  • Interest in assisting Job Seekers with medical conditions, disabilities or illnesses to obtain sustainable employment
  • Attention to detail and a demonstrated ability to work under pressure
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing environments
  • Willing to go the extra mile for our customers finding the solutions that work for them

About our employee benefits

  • Above award wages
  • Up to $15,900 of your salary (Tax free)
  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • Performance bonuses
  • Permanent ongoing role
  • Career progression opportunities
  • In house and external training
  • Professional development

How to apply

  • Employment with echo will require eligibility to work in Australia, current driver’s license, National Police Clearance and Working with Children Check.
  • To apply, please submit your CV and a cover letter. For further information, please email career@echoaustralia.com