Site Operations Coordinator


Based in an idyllic rural setting in North Richmond, San Miguel family residential service provides intensive, individualised support to vulnerable young parents and their children.  San Miguel is a unique service that plays a critical role in keeping children safe and well and keeping young families together.  Parents and children receive support from a multi-disciplinary team through a combination of on-site and community based interventions that ensure children are engaged in safe, developmentally appropriate activities and their parents are supported to set and pursue family and personal goals. 

In this newly created role, the Site Facilities Coordinator is responsible for ensuring the site operates in an efficient and effective manner. You will ensure operational activities are undertaken effectively and efficiently so that client services are uninterrupted - this will include ensuring the grounds, buildings and equipment at San Miguel are fit for purpose and in good working order. You will also lead and manage a small team and oversee external contractors on site. You will also oversee the provision of practical support across the site including setting up the units, transporting the clients, child minding, ensuring the site and units have relevant resources etc. 

You will have a property or facilities maintenance background and experience in managing the general operations of a large site.  You will have experience in leading and managing a team and the ability to perform a variety of maintenance tasks and ability to solve routine problems as they arise. You will be an autonomous worker, who can also work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team and will thrive in a dynamic environment where no two days are the same! 

This position involves rostered on-call responsibility which potentially includes call back to site.

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 for young people, parent education and specialist accommodation for families. We are one of the largest not-for-profit providers of services for young people in Australia with sites across Queensland, New South Wales, South Australia and Tasmania. The community with yourtown's Art Unions funds most of what we do. At yourtown you will be part of the solution.

If you are looking for an opportunity where you can be innovative, drive change and have a positive impact on the lives of young people we would love to hear from you. 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), 07 3867 1***

Closing Date: Monday 25 May 2020

To apply, and for a full Position Description please visit: www.yourtown.com.au

In line with yourtown's diverse workplace culture, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

All final applicants for this position will be asked to consent to a Working with Children Check and a National Criminal History Check. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

The yourtown Workplace Immunisation Policy requires personnel in this position to evidence or obtain mandatory immunity requirements for the following diseases: Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Chicken Pox, Measles/Mumps/Rubella, Tetanus/Diptheria/Pertussis (whooping cough), Influenza. yourtown will provide successful applicants with information regarding mandatory vaccinations, and supporting information about the immunization and access to a general practitioner, pharmacist, or local clinic for individual consultation regarding immunisation.