Work Brokers – Palmerston North

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    4 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category:
  • Location: Manawatu – Wanganui
  • Date Advertised: 02-MAR-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/1454175
  • Job Title: Work Brokers – Palmerston North
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  • Summary:
Work Brokers – Palmerston North


Ministry of Social Development


2x Permanent, Full Time Positions


We are looking for a fantastic Work Broker to join our dedicated team who work to improve the lives of New Zealanders. We are focussed on connecting our clients with employers to provide job opportunities that can make a real difference to their lives and those in the wider community.


As a Work Broker you will use influence and networks to seek out current and future employment opportunities from employers across a range of industry sectors. This will involve cold calling, the use of technology and networking to bring in great opportunities for our job seekers.  You will also be able to sell job seekers to employers and build long term professional relationships that go from strength to strength.  


You’ll work alongside Case Managers and other Service Centre colleagues to ensure sustainable employment outcomes are achieved. Our clients come from a range of backgrounds and situations, including those affected by health conditions, injuries and disabilities.


As a sales driven person, you will have a passion for helping people from a diverse background, and hunting down opportunities. You will also readily build strong relationships with all stakeholders in the employment pipeline. 


A fast-paced, pressured environment is where you thrive, and you enjoy using your tenacity and initiative to find solutions and achieve goals.  A full clean driver’s licence and the ability to travel around the Central Region as required are essential.


To succeed in this role you will need to;


  • Have a passion for changing people’s lives for the better
  • Thrive on building effective long-term professional relationships
  • Understand what makes a great job match for both employers and employees
  • Possess the ability to work alongside clients from diverse backgrounds and communities
  • Be flexible, solutions focussed and client centric
  • Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills


Work Broker’s play a vital role in our communities. Every day is different, fun and challenging. We offer a great work environment, a fabulous team culture and a way to make a real difference to the lives of New Zealanders. This role will appeal to highly motivated, adaptable, tenacious candidates, who are pragmatic, have a disciplined approach and driven by achieving results.  If you are keen to join our team, please apply. This could be the day you change your life.


What we offer


We will provide you with a positive work environment, where we all support each other to achieve excellent outcomes for our clients. We will also provide great training, support and on-going professional development.


Remuneration for this role is from $47,622.00 to $65,480.00 (Range D). Application along this scale is dependent on relevant skills, experience and other factors.


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 current CV and cover letter.
  • Current MSD employees: Please apply from a work computer, using your work myHR login.  A current CV and cover letter are required.


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


  1. How would you hunt down and secure employment opportunities for our clients in the Central Region? (Max. 5000 characters)
  2. What are the effective cold calling techniques that you would use? (Max. 5000 characters)


Applications close:  Wednesday 11 March 2020


Please note:


•    As this is an ANZSCO level 4/5 role, Candidates must be a NZ citizen or hold NZ permanent residency at the time of application
•    A willingness to travel to fulfil job requirements and a current full New Zealand licence without restrictions are a requirement of this role


For any further discussion about the role, contact Judy Garrett,