DES Employment Consultant

Location Other Locations
Job Type Contract
Reference Ad-25653

About Us

MTC is a social enterprise that enables people to overcome barriers on their path to meaningful work. We do this through the employment, mentoring and training programs we deliver.

Each year we support over 20,000 people across NSW and QLD that are vulnerable and experiencing disadvantage with new skills, confidence, and opportunities.

About the Role

We are currently seeking a DES Employment Consultant with previous experience in the Disability Employment Services (DES) sector to join our team working in Hurstville and Caringbah on a contract until 30 June 2025.

Reporting to the Regional Performance and Partnership Leader, the Recruitment Partner is focussed on finding sustainable employment outcomes for participants within the DES program by actively identifying opportunities with local employers through business development and securing placements.

We would love to hear from candidates who enjoy building business relationships, thrive in a target-based environment, are motivated by exceeding their professional and personal goals and are looking for a career - not just a job. In this role, you will:

  • Develop strong relationships with customers, both face-to-face and over the phone, to understand their placement potential and the actions needed to assist them to be job ready.
  • Conduct customer appointments and guide customers through the process, identify barriers and devise appropriate management plans and pathway.
  • Build and maintain effective relationships with local employers, identifying new and ongoing employment opportunities and developing a strong understanding of the local labour market and
  • Actively seek new customers through community engagement and networking.

About You

To be successful in this role:

  • You will be a people-person and have a strong customer focus.
  • You love achieving personal and professional goals.
  • You thrive on placing people into work and reaching sustainable employment outcomes.
  • Can work autonomously and prioritise your workload.
  • Show a high level of resilience and ability to remain calm and keep a positive attitude when responding to a range of situations.
  • Have experience in the employment services industry or demonstrated transferrable skills e.g. Community service, Sales, Customer service experience.
  • Hold a current and valid driver's license.
  • Knowledge and application of the Disability Employment Services (DES) contract Deed and guidelines is desirable but not essential.

Why Choose Us

At MTC, you will have the opportunity to become a positive and lasting influence on someone’s life.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and at MTC, you will be working in a diverse and inclusive environment. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with lived experience of disability are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. If there are reasonable adjustments to a recruitment process, role, or your work environment to help you, let us know.

Our core values of empathy, innovation, collaboration, and achievement, create a customer-centric culture that empowers us to do what it takes for our customers to know that they matter. We also offer:

  • Salary packaging and incentives
  • Career and development opportunities
  • Tailored Learning & Development
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Recognition and Reward scheme
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Paid Parental leave
  • Two Me days annually

Now is the time to act and be rewarded by making a difference to your community. To learn more about MTC and our opportunities, go to

How to apply

Applications are being reviewed as they are received, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible with a resume and cover letter.

As part of our commitment to the safety of the children and vulnerable communities we work with, you will be required to undergo a Police Clearance (conducted by MTC) and maintain a valid Working with Children Check (funded by you).

As this role requires access to ESS Web and associated DEWR systems, you will be required to set up a myGovID account.