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Youth Building and Property Maintenance Trainer

Brisbane QLD, Australia

  • Pass on your trade skills and experience
  • Rewarding and challenging role
  • Help create brighter futures for young people

At yourtown, we believe every young person has the right to a brighter future and aim to be part of the solution by delivering services that get results. Our services include Kids Helpline, training and employment services for young people, parent education and specialist accommodation for families. We are one of the largest not-for-profit providers of services for young people in Australia with sites across Queensland, New South Wales, South Australia and Tasmania. The community with yourtown's Art Unions funds most of what we do. At yourtown you will be part of the solution.

In this hands-on role the Trainer will be supervising young participants (aged 15-25yrs) in our work crew, undertaking a range of building and property maintenance tasks such as grounds maintenance, painting, patching, internal and external cleaning, general property repairs, office furniture installation and relocation, flat pack furniture installation, receiving and dispatching goods and car detailing. The key objective is to provide young people who experience disadvantage paid work experience combined with youth work support. The overall goal is to develop and build participants' capacity for workforce participation, so they can secure and sustain employment in the open labour market.

As the Trainer you will provide supervision, on-the-job training and support to the participants, as well as being responsible for ensuring projects are delivered to specification.

You must have a recognised trade qualification and relevant trades experience across a wide range of areas and a White Card. You must also have strong project management skills. A Cert IV in Training and Assessment is highly desirable.

You must be highly motivated, organised and able to work unsupervised with a small group of unskilled young people. You will have a strong understanding of OHS practices and a current manual driver's licence. This is a challenging and rewarding role for someone who wants to shape the tradies of tomorrow.

At yourtown our town is your town. We're all about people, how we work with each other and the hundreds and thousands we care for each year. We take the time to listen, understand and encourage people to find their place. We offer attractive employment conditions including access to salary packaging arrangements and paid parental leave. Find your place at yourtown.

In line with yourtown's diverse workplace culture, Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Contact: Marnie Elliot, Resourcing Partner on 07 3867 1376

Closing Date: 28 February 2018

To apply, and for a full Position Description please visit: www.yourtown.com.au


PD - Enterprise Trainer (Property) SIGNED.pdf

Type: Permanent

Category: Trades & Enterprises

Reference ID: ME000393

Date Posted: 14/02/2018