We have an exciting opportunity for a temporary Employer Liaison to join our team in Auckland.Fixed term contractAuckland BasedStart date 07 December 2020End date of 30 July 2021Red Cross is the world's largest humanitarian organisation, working together towards our mission to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilising the power of humanity and enhancing community resilience.
New Zealand Red Cross is a New Zealand wide organisation with over 14,500 members and 500 staff.We welcome and encourage diversity in our workforce and adhere to best practice equal employment opportunity principles in all aspects of our recruitment and our ways of working.
We have an exciting opportunity for an Employer Liaison in our Pathways to Employment programme working with former refugees in Auckland region.
The purpose of the employer liaison role is to grow the pool of employment opportunities for former refugees in the Auckland region.
The role also includes intensive, individualised work with both refugee background clients and potential employers, supporting clients to gain employment.
We encourage you to apply for this role if you are able to demonstrate : Awareness of New Zealand employer priorities and familiarity with employment organisations and networks in the regionProven skills in career development and the ability to engage with clients collaborativelyAppreciation of the benefits of diversity in workplacesProven skills in recognizing and developing work readinessAbility to build client confidence and job search skillsCompetence in intercultural communication and experience working with people from diverse and marginalised backgroundsUnderstanding of the refugee journey and common issues faced during the resettlement processA commitment to the Fundamental principles of the International Red Cross MovementQualifications required : Tertiary education in relevant field - requiredMembership of a professional organisation in a relevant field, such as CDANZ - desirableIf you wish to discuss this opportunity or for further information, please contact Michelle Burton, Employment Assessor / Advisor at New Zealand Red Cross 027 807 7986.
You must have the right to live and work in New Zealand to be considered for this job.Applications close 5pm, Monday 30 November 2020