Careers at yourtown

Team Leader (jobactive)

Job no: 492636
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Glenorchy
Categories: Employment Services

About the role

As the Team Leader, you will be responsible for the day-to-day leadership and management of our jobactive sites across Burnie and Devonport. You will work closely with your team to increase performance and meet all required KPI’s. In this role, you will be reporting directly to the Regional Manager.

As the Team Leader, no day is ever the same however, some of your day-to-day responsibilities will include:

  • Overseeing the two sites with a strengths-based, client-centred approach whilst maintaining a strong outcome focus;
  • Leading and managing the teams - driving strong performance;
  • Actively engaging the community to increase business opportunities; Rolling up your sleeves and increasing employer engagement;
  • Driving outcomes at a site level.

Remuneration for this role commences at $74,713 per annum + 9.50% Superannuation + $15,990 salary packaging. This role will work across Bridgewater and Glenorchy on a full-time permanent basis.

About you:

You are passionate about what you do. To you this is not just a job, it is your career – a choice that you make every day! Your work ethic is second to none, you are a doer, a critical thinker. With astute time management skills, you juggle multiple priorities on the go and troubleshoot on your feet. 

In addition, you also possess;

  • Demonstrated experience in Employment Services operating at a senior level;
  • Solid experience leading a team and coaching them to achieve common goals;
  • Strong understanding of the labour market as well as the barriers to employment faced by young people coupled with demonstrated knowledge of the government and community networks;
  • High-level negotiation skills and the ability to influence internal and external stakeholders;
  • Excellent administration skills - our compliance requirements are high and you can keep on top of this without an issue;
  • Resilience, self-motivation, and drive.

About yourtown:

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. 

yourtown's mission is "To enable young people, especially those who are marginalised and without voice, to improve their quality of life." We take the time to listen, understand, and encourage young people to find their place.

If you are looking for an opportunity where you are encouraged to think outside the box, help drive change, 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:  Tharshi Thavapalan, Talent Acquisition Specialist 07 3867 1283

Closing Date: Thursday 4 March 2021

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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