House Manager

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • Salary:AU$98.453 - AU$99.453 per annum + Super + Salary Packaging (not-for-prof)
  • House Manager
  • Salary SCHADS Award Level 7 ($98,543 per annum) + Super + Salary Packaging.
  • Experience working in OOHC/residential.
  • Experience working with trauma.
  • Experience as a supervisor/manager.
  • Bachelor Degree level in social work, community services, management or relevant field.
  • Permanent full-time opportunity.
  • Location: Lismore or Alstonville – NSW (x2 House Managers required)

Position purpose:

  • The House Manager Intensive Therapeutic Care (ITC) is responsible for the delivery of high quality services, care and support that promotes the emotional, social and behavioural needs of vulnerable young within Intensive Therapeutic Care.
  • This position works within a trauma informed therapeutic framework and is responsible for the leadership, supervision, support and development of the ITC staff.
  • The House Manager ITC works closely with the Therapeutic Specialist, Caseworker and other ITC staff to provide high quality therapeutic care and assist young people to heal from trauma and achieve their full potential.
  • Support children and young people with high and complex needs who are either unable to be supported in foster care or require specialised and intensive supports to maintain stability in their care arrangements. Complex mental health, disability, emotional and behavioural issues are characteristics of these children and young people.

Primary objectives:

To manage the daily operations of the home;

  • To coordinate the daily care and support of resident young people
  • To create and support a therapeutic social environment within the home
  • To provide leadership, support and supervision to staff in the care and management of each young person
  • To participate and engage in team planning, review and development in collaboration with ITC Manager

The House Manager will:

  • Manage the day to day operations of the house and the care and support of young people and staff including: property and grounds inspections, staff deployment and replacement including roster changes and financial responsibilities of the household.
  • Whilst ensuring the program provides a nurturing, therapeutic and home-like environment (both inside and outside) that supports the physical and emotional safety of each young person.

Key selection criteria:

  • A tertiary qualification at Bachelor Degree level in social work, community services, management or relevant field.
  • Demonstrated understanding of child protection and an understanding of statutory child protection frameworks;
  • Proven leadership skills and demonstrated experience in the supervision of staff;
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in program management, service development and review and experience in delivering positive outcomes for vulnerable young people and their families:
  • Knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal culture and values and an awareness of the current issues faced by Aboriginal children, young people and their families;
  • Competence in Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

The successful candidate must possess a:

  • Valid NSW drivers licence
  • Satisfactory criminal history check
  • First Aid Certificate; or desire to gain

Apply: To be considered for this role, discuss the opportunity in further detail. Please send your updated Resume through to amanda.hunt@sugarmangroup.com.au – Thank you

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