Careers at The Shepherd Centre

Working at The Shepherd Centre

Be inspired, challenged and motivated to make a difference


What we offer

Flexible Work Arrangements

The Shepherd Centre offers flexible working arrangements around start and finish times. 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.

Amazing Team

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.

Competitive Salaries

The Shepherd Centre rewards all staff with above award pay and conditions. We offer Tax-free salary packaging, which increases the value of all salary packages.

Recognition and Rewards Program

We seek to create an 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.

Parental Leave

Eligible employees are entitled to maternity leave on full pay, for a period of up to four weeks.

Family and Domestic Violence Leave

Employees can access up to two weeks of leave, to deal with family and domestic violence.

Study Leave

Permanent employees are entitled to two days of paid study leave per year.

Leave between Christmas and New Years

Permanent staff are entitled to additional paid leave between Christmas and New Years.

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.”

Kate Wilson
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.”

Kelly Rogers
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!”

Sam Meisner-Lemon
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.”

Sally Hewett
Listening and Spoken Language Therapist, Clinical Team

The Shepherd Centre Team in early 2020

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.

Current Opportunities



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