Job Description

  • Influential leadership opportunity accountable for the successful delivery of Therapeutic Care residential services
  • Permanent Full-Time opportunity based in Hunter
  • Attractive base salary 100K - 120K plus super and benefits (commensurate on experience)  

About Marist180

Marist180 ( is a not-for-profit organisation committed to creating positive change for vulnerable young people and their families. Marist180 has been successful in its application to deliver the Intensive Therapeutic Care contract (replacing Out of Home Care in NSW), in Western Sydney, South West Sydney, Orange, Newcastle and Wollongong.

About the Role

Reporting directly to the Director of Therapeutic Services, this position is accountable for driving service delivery and managing operations across a specified region, ensuring that Marist180 continues to provide the best possible Therapeutic Care for young people in our care.

Therapeutic Care residential services include Intensive Therapeutic Care Houses, Step Down Services, Homelessness, Crisis accommodation and Outreach services.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Day-to-day management and mentoring of a multidisciplinary team including House Managers, Coordinators, Caseworkers and ancillary staff across multiple programs
  • Overseeing consistency of care for Children and Young People including review and audit of Young People files
  • Ensuring the implementation and delivery of the Marist180 Therapeutic Framework
  • Ensure successful operations and service delivery of our houses
  • Budgetary control and reporting
  • Accurate and timely reporting to Marist180 Directors and Funders
  • Building strong business relationships with external Agencies including but not limited to FaCS, Juvenile Justice and NSW Health, Education and Communities, Police and Industry Peak Bodies

About You

We are not going to be shy– we are looking for our next superstar! Someone who loves to sink their teeth into a fast paced, multi-dimensional challenge is a must. This is a big job and a very important one for both Marist180 and the young people we serve. You will have a passion for driving and inspiring large teams. Your ability to balance your passion for the wellbeing of young people,  your commitment to individualised, evidenced and trauma informed care and your ability to contribute to strategic and operational objectives will be key to your success.

To be considered for this opportunity, you will have:

  • Relevant qualification at Degree level (Social Work, Psychology or equivalent)
  • Minimum 5 years management experience leading a diverse and complex program in a trauma informed care framework
  • Exceptional management experience including staff, supervision, finance and program planning
  • Strong analytical and data management abilities
  • Experience in community and stakeholder management
  • Valid and current First Aid and CPR certification
  • Working with Children Check
  • Clear National Criminal History Check
  • NSW Driver Licence (minimum Provisional 2 - Green P's)

How to apply

For more information on the requirements of the role, please refer to the position description attached.

Click “Apply Now” to submit your online application, ensuring you have attached your resume and covering letter describing how you meet the position requirements.

Marist180 is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture across the agency.  We welcome and encourage applications who meet the requirements of the position from diverse community groups and ages including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, people with disabilities and other diversity groups.  Marist180 recognises the benefits that such an approach brings for our staff and clients within our programs.

Please Note: Successful applicants will be subject to a National Criminal History Check and a verification of your Working with Children’s Check.

Only successful applicants will be contacted

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