This is an exciting opportunity to work with one of Australia's most respected not for profit organisations committed to delivering positive outcomes for Children and Young People. With a range of services and programs across NSW, our client has plans for further growth and pride themselves on their commitment to creating positive change. The organisation has a passion for delivering continued professional progression and development opportunities to their staff.
Our client is seeking an experienced House Manager to lead the team in their Intensive Therapeutic Transitional Care (ITTC) Service in the Hawkesbury region. Responsible for day-to-day operations of the house, and leading a team of 10+ Youth Workers, the House Manager will provide supervision, guidance and administrative oversight to ensure the needs of young people are supported. The Wilberforce house has four beds and services young people between 12-18 years of age for a period of 13 weeks.
Reporting to the Area Manager, key responsibilities include:
- Coordination and management of rostering, leave, performance management;
- Identifying training needs and supporting staff by providing supervision, guidance, and clear career objectives;
- Assisting the Area Manager in relation to budget management for the house;
- Ensuring a safe and stable accommodation environment for the young people in care;
- Supporting the assessment needs of young people, working in partnership with internal and external stakeholders to ensure the best level of support is provided;
- Working in close collaboration with the Therapeutic Specialist and Case Manager as part of the treatment team;
- Building and maintaining strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
As an experienced Manager you will have:
- A Bachelor's degree in a related field such as Social Work, Psychology or Social Science OR a relevant diploma and working towards a Bachelor's degree (must be enrolled and undertaking studies);
- Demonstrated management experience, ideally in a residential setting;
- A confident leadership style with the ability to build a resilient and high performing team;
- Sound risk management and troubleshooting skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities;
- Exceptional stakeholder relationship skills and the ability to network with community partners;
- Strong administrative and data management abilities and attention to detail; and
- A current and unrestricted driver's license, a clear National Criminal History Check, a current Working with Children's Check and a current First Aid and CPR Certification.
Previous experience working with children and young people experiencing complex trauma is highly desirable.
What's on Offer
This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing, values-based organisation committed to providing services that are tailored to the needs of the individuals they support. As well as a competitive remuneration package, additional benefits include salary packaging options, tools of the trade and ongoing learning and development opportunities.
How to Apply
For a confidential discussion or role related queries, please contact Chloe Gane of The Orchard Talent Group on 0414 750 544 or email firstname.lastname@example.org To apply please submit your current CV via the link. Please note applicants must have a legal right to work in Australia.