Working at The Shepherd Centre
Be inspired, challenged and motivated to make a difference
What we offer
Flexible Work Arrangements
TSC offers true flexible working arrangements around work hours and locations, including remote working options. Our family friendly culture enables our staff to perform at their best.
Support and Development
Our staff have access to mentoring, training & professional development. We also offer leadership coaching to our people leaders.
We pride ourselves on having built a team full of smart, passionate and fun individuals. We have a social committee that makes sure we do regular fun activities together.
9 Day Fortnights
We offer 9 Day fortnight working arrangements for full time staff.
The Shepherd Centre rewards all staff with above award pay and conditions. Tax-free salary packaging is offered to all permanent staff, which increases the value of all salary packages.
Recognition and Rewards Program
We seek to create and environment where employees are valued and recognised for their contribution.
Employee Assistance Program
Confidential counselling is available to help employees with any life challenges, work or personal, that may be impacting their health and wellbeing.
We value our people’s skills and experience. On top of normal maternity leave entitlements, eligible employees are paid a special Return to Employment bonus, when returning to us from maternity leave.
Family and Domestic Violence Leave
Employees can access up to 2 weeks of leave, to deal with family and domestic violence situations.
Permanent employees are entitled to 2 days of paid study leave per year.
Leave between Christmas and New Years
We want our people to relax and really enjoy this time with family and friends, so a shutdown over this festive period is standard.
Travel and Mileage Reimbursement
Staff will be reimbursed where they are required and authorised to use their motor vehicle in the course of their duties.
People at The Shepherd Centre
“I love being a part of a passionate and dedicated team who always strive to provide families of children with hearing loss with the best support possible. I love working for an organisation that is driven and adaptable, yet people-centred.”
Audiologist, Clinical Team
“I love that The Shepherd Centre is always striving to improve. I’ve never worked at an organisation that cares so much for staff well-being.”
Clinical Administration, Clinical Team
“Working at The Shepherd Centre, as cliche as it sounds, is really like being a part of a family. Everyone is working towards a common goal, whether they are a clinician, a member of the Fundraising & Marketing team, or a data analyst!”
Planned Giving Officer, Fundraising and Marketing Team
“I love working in an organisation that delivers a world-leading early intervention service for families of children who have permanent hearing loss. The Shepherd Centre’s family focused approach is comprehensive, supportive and positive for children and their families as well as the professional team.”
Listening and Spoken Language Therapist, Clinical Team
The Shepherd Centre is building an inclusive culture that embraces the diversity of our people, clients and the communities we operate in. We encourage applicants from all backgrounds, identities, beliefs, and abilities, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, to apply for all roles with us.
Find the part of The Shepherd Centre that serves you best!
The Shepherd Centre is a one-stop-shop for families, using an integrated approach to give every child with hearing loss the best access to sound and speech. Come and join our multi-disciplinary team as a Child and Family Counsellor, Audiologist, Speech Therapist (also known as a Listening and Spoken Language Specialist), Early Educator or as part of our essential Clinical Administration support team.
Our Preschool Programs are currently run from our Liverpool and Wollongong centres, offering small, language-rich environments to support children both with and without hearing loss in an integrated environment. As an early educator, you’ll be joining preschools which were both rated as ‘Exceeding’ the National Quality Standards (NQS) for early childhood education in all seven of the assessed Quality Areas.
Use your finance, governance, people and culture, legal or risk management skills and expertise to make a difference to children with hearing loss. Our Operations team provides an effective and efficient range of support services to enable The Shepherd Centre to do its great work. Its no surprise that in our last “people and culture survey”, 93% of staff described their work as “extremely meaningful”.
Our Business Insights and Innovation team works in partnership with business owners to develop and implement new programs, products, processes or services with the aim of improving efficiency or effectiveness. Use your analytical and stakeholder management skills to play a key role in developing data insights and applying them to improve our service for children with hearing loss, as well as driving the initiatives that contribute to long-term excellence and progress.
Over 50% of The Shepherd Centre’s funding comes from our generous financial supporters. Use your marketing skills to support the clinical team in providing the best experience for families with a child with hearing loss. Use your fundraising skills in a key role across our broad fundraising portfolio, including: trusts and foundations, major gifts, corporate partnerships, direct marketing, tele-fundraising, events, digital and social media marketing and bequests.