OSHC Qualified Service Director - North Adelaide

Department: Children's Services (OSHC & ELC)

Type: Part-time

Posted: 10 July 2024

Closes: 5 August 2024


We are seeking an OSHC Qualified Service Director to join us at YMCA SA in North Adelaide. At the Y, we are committed to providing an exceptional level of care and education for children.

As our OSHC Service Director, you will play a pivotal role in leading our passionate and dedicated team to create a supportive work atmosphere and deliver outstanding programs that promote children's growth and development.

Your leadership and expertise will ensure that our care, recreation, and leisure programs are of the highest quality, providing children with the best possible experiences. You will inspire continuous learning and professional development among our educators, sharing information and knowledge on best practices, policy developments, and community changes.

As a motivated and customer-focused leader, you will go above and beyond to maintain the highest quality of service, placing a strong emphasis on the social, emotional, and interpersonal development of children.

The role is a part-time opportunity offering 31 hours per week.


YMCA South Australia is a not-for-profit community organisation that has served the South Australian community for more than 170 years. With 1000 employees (and growing), we deliver programs and services across the state in settings including community recreation centres, swimming pools, health and fitness facilities, community centres, camps, early education and schools and youth services.

Our aim is to develop the whole person, helping all South Australians connect with a better life. Not only their physical fitness and capabilities, but also their sense of identity, purpose, hope and dignity; psychological health; resilience; social connectedness; lifelong learning; and their own contribution back into the community. All the elements that together constitute a full, healthy, productive and satisfying life.


Successful candidates will also have, or be willing to obtain:

  • ACECQA Qualification (Highly Desirable)
  • Strong leadership experience to staff, including training, quality improvement, support, and maintaining the standards of service
  • HLTAID009 Provide CPR
  • HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an Education and Care Setting
  • Certificate of completion for “Responding to Risks of Harm, Abuse and Neglect – Education and Care” (RRHAN-EC) Training
  • Food Handling
  • SMART Training

To check if your qualification is ACECQA-NQF approved, please visit their website at https://www.acecqa.gov.au/qual....

To view the position descriptions for this role, please visit our website at https://www.sa.ymca.org.au/get....


  • The opportunity to join a leading provider of recreation, community, and children’s services.
  • Free access to YMCA South Australia’s recreation facilities.
  • A culture of empowerment and growth with ongoing opportunities for career development.
  • A supportive team of passionate and professional individuals.


For a confidential discussion about this opportunity, please contact
Charlotte Ellis on 0436 414 463 or charlotte.ellis@ymcasa.org.au.


Does this sound like you? Please submit your resume and cover letter via APPLY NOW!

You must address the key selection criteria in your application.

Applications close 5 August 2024.

Please note, only shortlisted applicants will be notified.


At the Y, we are committed to empowering all Children and Young People to feel safe and be safe, at the Y, in their families and in their communities. As such, we ensure that all of our candidates are appropriately screened to make sure that the right people are in the right roles. This includes:

  • National Police Check (issued in the last 6 months)
  • DHS Working With Children Check
  • International Criminal History Record Check (if worked overseas in the last 5 years)

To learn more about our screening processes, click here to view our Safeguarding Children and Young People Policy:


YMCA South Australia is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to safeguarding children and young people and other vulnerable people