Careers at the Brotherhood

Inclusive Pathways to Employment (IPE) Coordinator

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Work type: Maximum Term Full-Time
Location: Fitzroy
Categories: Employment Services

We’re looking for a professional Co-ordinator for the new Inclusive Pathways to Employment pilot with relevant experience who wants to join our 2,000+ team of staff and volunteers to make a difference on a full time (flexible) basis, working 38 per week until October 2024 based in Fitzroy.

The Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) has a clear vision – an Australia free of poverty.
For over 90 years, we have worked with policy makers and the community for systemic change that will prevent and alleviate poverty in Australia.

We are passionate about the work we do.

We strive to create change that lasts for a more compassionate and just society - 
a society in which we can all fully participate in social, civic and economic life with the dignity and respect we all deserve.



This role will support the implementation of the Inclusive Pathways to Employment (IPE) pilot in four regions across Australia with the aim of improve employment outcomes for young people with disability.

The role will mentor, support, and engage partners, youth employment coaches and key stakeholders to support them to do evidence informed practice creating pathways to meaningful decent work.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Implementation of the IPE pilot, operationalise the Capabilities Approach, developing tool and resources to support implementation. 
  • Support the development of place-based collaborative networks that assist transition to work for young people with disability and connect locally driven solutions to national policy impacts and systems change.  
  • Support a team of youth advisor with disability and enable them to be facilitators and ambassadors and assist co-design solutions to increase employment rates of young people with disability.

Salary will be $85,984.15 per annum, based on skills and experience plus superannuation.



Passion for supporting the mission of BSL, and delivering excellence in your role, are just the start.

To be considered for the role and be successful in it, we’re looking for someone who has the following key skills and experiences:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in the area of youth, disability, community services or related field
  • Commitment and a passion for improving life outcomes for young people with disability.  
  • Have a human rights approach and a commitment for mainstream services/support being accessible and supporting young people with disability to achieve their aspirations.
  • Ability to mentor and support stakeholders to enable effective transition to employment for young people with disability.
  • The role requires the ability to regularly travel interstate and regionally



  • Extensive salary packaging options to reduce amount of tax you pay
  • Career development opportunities
  • Leave loading of 17.5%
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Employee Assistance Program



BSL employees enjoy a range of flexible work options and other attractive benefits. Recognising that there is no ‘one size fits all’ pattern of work–life balance, the organisation endeavours to provide options to suit the needs of all staff.


If this looks like a role that’s right for you, APPLY NOW or contact Michelle Wakeford on 0482 182 083 for a confidential discussion.

Please review the Position Description to address the Key Selection Criteria.

Applications close: Monday 26th September at 11:55 PM

The Brotherhood of St Laurence adheres to Government mandates in relation to COVID-19.


We are an EEO and understand the importance of diversity and inclusion. We recognise that everyone has the right to an equitable, safe and productive environment and to be treated with dignity and respect.  We welcome applications from all people regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, cultural background, disability or sexual orientation. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander  people and people with disability are encouraged to apply.

Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment checks including criminal history and working with children. Recruitment decisions are based on the key inherent needs and requirements of each role, and candidates are selected based on their unique strengths and characteristics.  Applicants must have proof of working rights in Australia.

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