Careers at yourtown

Job Placement Coach - Maternity Leave Contract

Job no: 492514
Work type: Full Time Fixed Term, Full Time Perm End Date
Location: Bridgewater, Glenorchy
Categories: Employment Services, Call Centre & Customer Service

  • National youth specialist not for profit
  • Competitive salary, salary sacrificing options and attractive benefits
  • 12 month - Maternity Leave Contract

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.

For over 15 years, yourtown has been providing quality employment services throughout Australia in communities facing long-term unemployment. Employment Services at yourtown works persistently to address youth unemployment and its causes, by unpacking the challenges a young person might have and finding the right solution for that young person. 

jobactive is a program specialising in helping young people (15-29) on their journey to employment. The service provides intensive, pre-employment support to improve the work-readiness of young people and help them into work (including apprenticeships and traineeships) or further education.

What does a Job Placement Coach do at yourtown?

As the Job Placement Coach, you will be:

  • Completing intake assessments with the job seeker to determine work readiness;
  • Working in collaboration with the job seeker to goal set;
  • Connecting with relevant community organisations to support work readiness;
  • Job matching, cold calling and reverse marketing the job seeker to employers;
  • Networking face to face and building rapport with employers to build an employer pipeline.

This position is a 12 month maternity leave contract and will be based out of the Glenorchy office.  

About you

To be a successful applicant you are:

  • Passionate - this isn't just a job – it is your career, a choice that you make every day;
  • Client focussed – our young people are the heart of your practice and you genuinely want to enhance their lives;
  • A problem solver, you trouble shoot on the go and are innovative in your approach;
  • Amazing at administration, our compliance requirements are strict and you can keep on top of this without an issue;
  • Business savvy and have a strong understanding of the local labour market;
  • Funny – a great sense of humour means bonus points for you!

If you have transferable skills from call centre/sales experience, don’t wait, apply now! 

About the benefits of working at yourtown

Remuneration for this role commences at $66,196 per annum + 9.50% Superannuation + salary packaging. We offer attractive employment conditions supported by an Enterprise Agreement which includes guaranteed yearly increases for 3 years, paid parental leave and access to salary packaging arrangements of up to $15,900 via our packaging provider. We also offer monthly practice supervision with an in-house team of Practise Supervisors.

If you are looking for an opportunity where you are encouraged to think outside the box, be part of a stellar team and have a positive impact on the lives of young people, we would love to hear from you! Come find your place at yourtown.

Contact:  Breanna Buyers, Talent Acquisition Specialist 07 3867 1342

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

Please note no cover letter is required but you will need to answer the screening questions. 

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"  

Position Description

Advertised: Tasmania Daylight Time
Applications close: Tasmania Daylight Time

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