The Therapeutic Support Manger is responsible for approximately four young people who reside within the Intensive Therapeutic Care Program. The purpose of this role is creating a safe and home like environment which is based in local communities for Children and Young People who reside in the ITC Program. The purpose is to create a safe and home like environment.
Key Responsibilities of the Therapeutic Support Manager position:
- Providing regular supervision and support to the TSW within the team, including implementing probation periods for new staff and annual performance reviews of team members ensuring consistent quality service is provided by all staff.
- Development, implementation and review of a house roster which is; reflective of the CYP care needs; within Award conditions and requirements; within budget allocation; Limited allocation of over time; with limited and only absolutely necessary use of agency staff.
- Participate in case conferences and or other relevant meetings to ensure the needs of the CYP are being met. Ensuing staff understand how to best implement the plan and are working towards identified goals.
- Identified needs in all domains of care of the CYP. Ensuring all care needs of the CYP are represented in the Case plan/ leaving care plan.
- Providing regular training at team meetings on the OOHC standards and the rights of the CYP in our care.
- Reviewing potential referrals for appropriateness of service including the completion of a matching process for the CYP being referred and the current CYP in placement, in consultation with the Therapeutic Specialist.
- Identify, report and address all incidents or situations that may negatively impact the health, safety, wellbeing or reputation of the CYP we support, staff or the organisation in consultation with Senior Manager, WHS team, Return to Work Coordinator or People and Culture Team
- Development of routines, programs, protocols, strategies to best support the staff and the CYP in consultation with Therapeutic Specialist or Case Manager.
- Responsible for day to day management of the Intensive Therapeutic Care Home; creating a home like environment that reflects the NSW OOHC standards, individual care needs, values, strengths, abilities, culture, personalities, and aspirations of the CYP
- Qualification in social work, community development or human services.
- WWCC and Driving License
- National Police Criminal History Report (less than three months old) with acceptable outcome.
- Double Vaccination Certificate
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, flexible working arrangements and ongoing learning and development opportunities.
For a confidential discussion or role related enquiries, please contact Chloe Gane of The Orchard Talent Group on 0414 750 544 or email email@example.com