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Therapeutic House Coordinators - Newcastle, Maitland & Hunter

We Care NSW

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We are looking for multiple superstars for this role who are kind, caring and passionate about helping others. You will be working directly with complex trauma, psycho-social and learning challenges. You are a great listener with a dedication to ensure people feel heard, valued and empowered. With a passion top provide unique person-centred support to achieve aspirations and goals, you enjoy relationship building and being a part of the journey with those in your care. Your approach is consistent with our values of Caring, Accountability, Respect, Empowerment, Safety (CARES)

As a team leader you are responsible for the day to day functioning of the participant's program. You will mentor, supervise and lead a team of support workers providing care and support for people with high complex needs in a residential setting, ensuring a therapeutic, trauma informed approach to the daily structure of the program. You will be responsible for the development and implementation of the teams fortnightly roster.

Certificate or Diploma in Community Services or similar equivalent tertiary qualifications or equivalent experience in the Community Services Disability Support Sector

Success in the role will be supported by your:

  • Previous experience as a team leader/manager or house coordinator role in residential care
  • Ability to manage challenging and confronting behaviours in a calm and consistent manner
  • Understanding of the need to provide culturally appropriate services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Interpersonal and communication enable sensitive and effective connection with a broad range of people, cultures & abilities
  • Understanding of trauma-based behaviours and trauma informed practice and therapeutic approaches
  • Well developed interpersonal and communication skills
  • Capacity to promote inclusion for people living with a disability to participate freely in the community

We Care NSW encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people living with a disability and woman.

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For a copy of the position description, including selection criteria and a detailed overview of the role contact Crystal on 02 4013 6079 OR email Crystal.Rymer@wecarensw.com.au, using the subject line: Therapeutic House Coordinators enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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