Job Description

  • Be a part of a not-for-profit organisation who is committed to therapeutic care
  • Winner of brand new ITC contract (OOHC) in multiple regions across NSW
  • Full Time Permanent positions based in the Newcastle region

About Marist180

Marist180 (www.marist180.org.au) is a not-for-profit organisation committed to creating positive change for vulnerable young people and their families. Following a successful application to deliver the Intensive Therapeutic Care contract (replacing Out of Home Care in NSW), Marist180 is now seeking applications from industry professionals including Youth Workers, Caseworkers, House Managers, Allied Health Professionals and Therapeutic Specialists.

The position

The role of Therapeutic House Managers are key positions across Marist180. They not only support the needs of children and young people in our programs, but also act as a support network for our staff to ensure they are trained and armed with the right tools to create positive change through a therapeutic intervention framework and guided by principles of permanency planning.

Under the direction of the Manager, you will be responsible for rostering and staffing needs, administrative tasks, handling petty cash accounts, supporting staff through reflective supervision, daily guidance and strategic long term goal setting as well training and coaching. This role works across a number of locations in the Newcastle region dependant on the program needs.

The candidate

As a direct influence of our successful application to deliver the ITC contract, we are seeking an experienced, dynamic and proactive individual to join our team and help make a difference in the lives of both our staff and the clients we work with. For this position, as a minimum you must possess:

  • A relevant Bachelor in Social Work, Human Services or similar; or working towards a Bachelor with a completed relevant diploma already
  • Experience working with children and young people experiencing complex trauma and families within the child protection system and in a residential setting
  • Demonstrated training in trauma related training
  • Strong background in leading and supporting staff, as well as the ability to manage and recruit staff
  • Sound communication skills and experience liaising with key stakeholders and multi-disciplinary teams
  • Unrestricted and current NSW Drivers Licence

How to apply

Click “Apply Now” to submit your online application, please ensure you attach a resume and cover letter addressing the selection criteria. For more information about the position, please refer to the Position Description attached.

Any enquiries can be directed to Otilia Kelekolio, Recruitment Coordinator on 02 9672 9249.

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: The successful applicant will be subject to background checks including a National Criminal History Check and a verification of your Working with Children’s Check. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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