Careers at yourtown

Team Leader - Employment Services (jobactive)

Job no: 492677
Work type: Full Time Perm End Date, Permanent Full Time
Location: Beenleigh
Categories: Employment Services

For over 15 years, yourtown has been providing quality employment services throughout Australia in communities facing long-term unemployment.

As the Team Leader, you will have the opportunity to be a strong leader across our JobActive Capalaba, Beenleigh, and Victoria Point sites. You will also be responsible for developing, mentoring, coaching, and empowering your team members to build a high-performance team culture.

Day-to-day responsibilities will include:

  • Overseeing the three sites with a strengths-based, client-centered 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.

This is a Maternity Leave opportunity until February 2022. Remuneration for this role commences at $74,713 per annum + 9.50% Superannuation + $15,990 salary packaging.

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 five (5) years’ 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;
  • Natural problem solver;
  • Ensure compliance with all documentation in line with guidelines and requirements;
  • Resilient, self-motivated, and an ability to influence.

About yourtown:

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.

yourtown 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. 

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:  Breanna Buyers, Talent Acquisition Specialist 07 3867 1342

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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