Team Leader Children’S And Youth Services

Shellharbour City Council Full Time Permanent 6/11/2019

Shellharbour City, located just 1 ½ hours south of Sydney, is home to almost 72,000 people in a city that spans 154 square kilometres. It's a place of great natural beauty - stretching west from the picturesque coastline to rolling pastures, against the majestic backdrop of the Illawarra escarpment.

  • Exciting, rewarding career opportunities
  • Relaxed coastal lifestyle
  • Flexible working arrangements and work/life balance
  • Long Service Leave after 5 years

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to work in a flexible, contemporary environment in a Local Government area currently experiencing rapid growth?

Shellharbour City Council is committed to building a high performing and sustainable organisation to deliver outcomes for the community through leadership, collaboration and innovation. 

We are seeking dynamic, skilled and experienced person who is enthusiastic about community engagement to join us and be part of our Community Connections team to promote and support community engagement activities, services and strategies to develop a creative and engaged Shellharbour.

The role:

The Team Leader will be skilled, innovative and enthusiastic for the Children and Youth programs and services. Leading the Youth Services team and delivering on the Shellharbour Youth Plan, the position plays a key role in delivering quality and meaningful outcomes for children and young people across the city. 

We offer:

  • Full time, 35 hours per week with access to flexi-time
  • Salary up to $1664.93 per week, plus 9.5% superannuation

For further information about the position, click here for the position description.

Please Note:

  • This position may include working evenings and weekends as required
  • This position requires the ability to pass a National Policy history Check
  • This position requires a Working With Children Check clearance (WWCC) in accordance with the 'Child Protection (WWC) Act 2012'   


Contact: Bonnie Hittmann on 4221 6237.

Closing date: Thursday, 21 November 2019 at 11:30pm.



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Our core values of Collaboration, Accountability, Integrity, Respect and Sustainability represent who we are and what we expect of one another.

To work for us, you must be committed to role modelling our core values.


Shellharbour City Council is an equal opportunity employer.