Careers at yourtown

Employment Mentor

Job no: 493213
Work type: Permanent (Full-Time)
Location: Campbelltown, St Marys
Categories: Employment Services

What an exciting time to join yourtown’s journey as we begin to expand our footprint across Australia!

yourtown is one of the leading Not for Profit organisation's in mental health support and Employment Services and is currently in its evolution to expand its services across Australia!

The Program!

As an established Employment Service provider in Australia we are now looking to expand our portfolio to deliver the Get Back in the Game (GBIG) Program in Sydney!  Partnering with the NSW government, the Get Back in the Game (GBIG) service has been established to support disengaged young people aged (15-19) years of age to transition and/or re-engage in Employment, Education or Training!

The Role!

We have an exciting new role for an Employment Mentor to join the Get Back in the Game program at St Marys or Campbelltown. You will work with young people (15-19) using a client centred, strengths-based approach in helping them work through their complex barriers. Part of a support team you will provide individually tailored education and employment case management to a group of young people with the end goal of achieving sustainable employment, education and/or training outcomes.

 Your days will be diverse but in essence, can include;

  • Partnering and networking with community organisations, key labour hire, local employers, schools and training organisations including NSW TAFE to create and secure opportunities for employment, education or training;
  • Undertaking comprehensive individual assessments and providing subsequent work readiness support or referrals to specialist assistance services.
  • Developing case plans and providing employment, training and education case management.
  • Actively promote and place young people into employment vacancies and opportunities appropriate to their abilities and interests

This is a full time permanent position with an option to be based in:
 St Mary’s or Campbelltown (Your choice!)

$66,848 p/a + 10% Superannuation + salary packaging + Employee Benefits!

In addition you also possess;

  • A minimum Certificate IV Level qualification in Community Services or relevant experience in a similar role
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and a flair for networking will see you build relationships across a variety of stakeholders, including client cohorts, government, community and business groups
  • A solid understanding of the local labour market and barriers faced by unemployed young people;
  • Proven ability to engage and motivate young people and ability to work with culturally diverse cohorts
  • Proficient skills in using technology and systems; our compliance requirements are high and your administration needs to be on par with this.  

~ What we can offer you! ~

  • Salary packaging of up to $15,990 (Great way to boost your Take home PAY! - visit for more information)
  • Private health insurance discounts through Medibank
  • MLC super and health & lifestyle offers
  • Discounts on Westpac products and services
  • Monthly rostered Days off!!
  • Access to yourtown's yourWellness program! We find solutions to help you find physical, social, financial, and spiritual wellbeing (Full access to the Calm App and Chris Hemsworth's Centr app!)
  • Diversity and Inclusion peer support groups
  • Ongoing training and mentoring to continuously help you develop your skills and experience
  • An accessible employee assistance program (EAP) to support your wellbeing
  • Further career development and pathway opportunities ~ We have a dedicated “Talent Management Lead” who is responsible for managing career pathways and providing opportunities for our talent to learn and grow across our diverse and exciting organisation! ~

Contact:  Sharlene Chand - Talent Acquisition Specialist 0468 839 509

Closing Date: Applications will be assessed as they are received

To apply, and for a full Position Description please visit:

yourtown is committed to providing services that protect and keep children, young people and adults at risk free from harm. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory screening for child-related employment including the completion of a National  Criminal History Check and retention of a valid Working with Children Check

yourtown supports vaccination as the best way to keep our people and our communities safe from Covid-19. We require all employees, volunteers, students and contractors to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 as a condition of employment.

"In our team we value diversity, inclusivity and people who want to make a difference"

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