Residential House Leader

Location: Canberra
Area: All Canberra
Worktype: Full Time
Salary: $73,644 - $78,970 per annum

The Organisation
An exciting opportunity has become available to work for Barnardos ACT Together, one of Australia’s leading children’s charities.  Barnardos Australia builds relationships between children, young people, their families and the community. They advocate for children and young people and contribute to community knowledge about their issue.

The Role
A permanent full time Residential House Leader in the Residential Care Services Program is required at Barnardos ACT Together in Bruce, Canberra, ACT.

The purpose and responsibility of the Residential House Leader role is to ensure delivery of quality services, provide leadership and direction to a team of residential care workers within Barnardos Residential Care Services Program. The Residential House Leader ensures Case Plans are implemented for each child and young person in Barnardos care, within a well-functioning home environment, that is in good working order and managed to meet Barnardos standards, at all times.

The Candidate
The successful Residential House Leader will have;
  • Certificate IV in Youth Work or relevant field or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of evidence-based practice in supporting child and adolescent development, effective parenting and child protection interventions including trauma informed therapeutic interventions
  • Understand the needs, rights and expectations of children and young people from challenging backgrounds
  • Experience in the use of strengths based, child focused, youth friendly intervention approaches to working with children, young people and families with complex needs and behaviours
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a residential house finances
Barnardos welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates.

$73, 644 - $78, 970 base (including FBT packaging) + benefits + Super. Motor vehicle packaging optional.

Additional information

To be considered for roles with Barnardos you will need to have (or be willing to have conducted) a National Police Clearance, current Working with Children check Clearance (or APP number) and for the ACT a Drivers History Check, Working with Vulnerable People Card and CYPS Check.
You will also need a current valid driver’s license and reasonable driving history record due to the requirement to transport young people from time to time.

Expressions of interest
To request an Application Pack, hit APPLY NOW and submit your resume (no cover letter required)  as we will be shortlisting for this position soon. For a confidential discussion OR to find out more about the role please call Gemma Haworth on 02 9218 2354.

Contact: 02 9218 2354
Date Posted: 05/05/2021 11:23 AM

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