Careers at yourtown


Job no: 492452
Work type: Full Time Fixed Term
Location: Smithfield
Categories: Trades & Enterprises

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, parent education and specialist accommodation for families. At yourtown you will be part of the solution.

Our goal in Enterprises is to provide disadvantaged young people with paid work experience, in delivering a commercial contract. This experience is further supported with wrap around youth work. The end goal is to develop and build the young person’s capacity for workforce participation, so that they are able to secure and sustain employment in the open labour market.

In this role as Carpenter, you will be leading a small team of casual enterprise clients (15-25 years), in our home modification crew. You will be working on commercial contracts that we have secured, so you will be rolling up your sleeves and getting involved, to teach our young people by example.

To be a successful applicant, you are;

  • Qualified – you have a recognised trade qualification in construction/carpentry and a White Card;
  • Experienced – you have demonstrated relevant trades experience combined with strong project management experience. General builder experience and cabinet making skills are desirable;
  • Driven – you are motivated by being able to train and support our casual enterprise clients;
  • Organised – you juggle multiple priorities with ease;
  • Strongly OH&S savvy.

Initially this is a 3 month fixed term contract with the aim of ongoing work.

At yourtown our town is your town.  We offer attractive employment conditions including access to salary packaging arrangements and paid parental leave. Find your place at yourtown.

Contact:  Tharshi Thavapalan, Talent Acquisition Specialist on 07 3867 1283

Closing Date: Thursday 26 November 2020

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. 

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

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