We are an essential service that will remain operational throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic. We are proactively recruiting to meet the needs of our clients during this time.

House Manager - Intensive Therapeutic Care, Significant Disability - Permanent Full Time - Central Coast

Apply now Job no: 496347
Employment type: Full Time
Location: Gosford & Central Coast
Categories: Disability, Child, Youth & Family

About the Organisation

Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation of 7,000 employees working in more than 440 communities across Australia. We support children, young people and families, people with disability, older people and people with mental illness. We work with people who are homeless and refugees and asylum seekers.   

We want to employ people who reflect the diversity of our clients to ensure we can support each client's individual needs and wants. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability to apply.

About the role

As a House Manager for our Intensive Therapeutic Care – Significant Disability home, you will lead and mentor a team of youth workers in providing purposeful, trauma informed care and support to children and young people with significant disability, trauma background and complex behaviors. You will support and work across multiple 24/7 residential homes at Central Coast.

You will be supported by a triage on call team and a local responding team for after hour queries. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate strong leadership in mange, support and provide reflective supervision to a team of Therapeutic Support Workers
  • Be actively present in the home environment, and provide role modelling for staff
  • Demonstrate understanding in Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) system
  • Oversee the planning and implementation of therapeutic care plan for the children and young people in our care.
  • Manage the home in accordance with the CARE model, legislation, relevant standards, LWB policies and procedures and funding body requirements
  • You will be allocated shifts to participate in the local responding team once every 4 weeks


Skills & Experience

  • Relevant Bachelor’s Degree or relevant Diploma working towards a relevant Bachelor’s Degree
  • Demonstrated experience in managing and leading a team in relevant industry
  • Understanding in the co-ordination of a 24-hour residential services for vulnerable people.
  • Experience working with children and young people who have experienced trauma and disadvantage.
  • Experience working with people with Disability and an understanding of the NDIS and funding packages.
  • Current First Aid Certificate.
  • A current driver’s licence.

Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check (where relevant to the role).


  • Monthly rostered days off
  • Receive up to $15,900 of your salary tax free through salary packaging benefits
  • Permanent, full time role in one of Australia’s largest social purpose organisations

How to Apply

Include your resume and covering letter in one document, click ‘Apply’ and follow the prompts. For any enquiries including persons with disability that require adjustments, contact Rebecca Chan at recruitment@lwb.org.au

Applications close at midnight on Sunday the 23/5/2021 

 Life Without Barriers supports the Royal Commission into violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability. We believe people with disability need to be heard and for these experiences to influence how support services like ours are delivered. View our statement here (https://bit.ly/2GzZGWA)


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