Work Broker, Alexandra – Southern Region, Permanent

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    5 months ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Otago
  • Date Advertised: 01-NOV-19
  • Job Reference: NZ/1430690
  • Job Title: Work Broker, Alexandra – Southern Region, Permanent
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  • Summary:
Work Broker, Alexandra – Southern Region

Permanent, Full Time
Ministry of Social Development


As a Work Broker you’ll engage with employers to provide a professional service to link Work and Income job seekers with suitable job opportunities.  You will use influence and networks to seek out current and future employment opportunities from employers across a range of industry sectors.  You will promote job seekers to employers and build long term professional relationships that go from strength to strength.  You’ll work alongside Case Managers and Work Services colleagues to ensure sustainable employment outcomes are achieved.

You enjoy sales and identifying opportunities.  Results-driven, you readily build strong relationships with diverse groups of people in the local labour market and the community. A fast-paced, pressured environment is where you thrive, and you enjoy using your tenacity and initiative to find solutions and achieve outcomes that enable our clients to improve their lives.  

This is an exciting new position as a member of the Work Services Southern team.  The focus of this role is to work with our smaller sites which include Mosgiel, Balclutha, Alexandra, Queenstown and Oamaru.  A full clean driver’s licence and the ability to travel around these sites as required is essential. This position will be based in Alexandra.

We offer you:


  • Training and support
  • Regular coaching and career development opportunities
  • Salary range $46,688 to $64,196 per annum (in line with skills, experience and performance).


How to apply

Please take some time to read and understand the position description before applying.


  • External applicants:  Please click the apply now link to submit your application.
  • Note for current MSD employees: Ensure you apply from your myHR portal at work. This ensures your application is recognised as ‘internal’.

All applicants – make sure to include your CV and cover letter that outlines your experience and motivation for the role.  Also, you will need to answer the following question:


  1. You will be working in the Alexanda community. How will you establish relationships and identify and secure employment opportunities for our clients across the Southern region? (Max. 5000 characters)

Applications close:  Sunday 10th November 2019 at 11:59pm


You can: 


  • Recognise and understand the Ministry’s obligations under the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi, when considering the circumstances and issues facing Māori and others in the communities we serve.
  • Welcome and value diversity and contribute to an inclusive working environment where differences are acknowledged and respected.

For any further discussion about the role, contact Lisa, Service Centre Manager, 03 955 6760.