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Disability House Manager - Accommodation

Fighting Chance
  • Full-time position
  • Northern Beaches location
  • A competitive package based on relevant qualifications/experience + super + salary packaging options available
  • Opportunity awaits- join a NFP in a period of rapid growth


Fighting Chance believes that people with disability should have unrestricted access to homes, not just houses. Homes where housemates and families choose who supports them, how they want support and when they want support. Homes that are welcoming and don’t feel like workplaces or institutions. Homes where residents are supported to live full and enriching lives on their terms.

Fighting Chance’s new accommodation enterprise puts people with disability and their families at the forefront of choice about how accommodation services are delivered. Set to expand rapidly over the next few years, our innovative model of supported independent living focuses on a person-centred, family governance model. At the core of this is the Family Governance Committee who collaborate with their team to ensure that true choice and control are prioritised for all housemates.


The House Manager will need to hit the ground running, as they will play a critical role in our Casa Mia House in Narraweena (Northern Beaches). The House Manager is responsible for managing and overseeing every aspect of the House, and ensuring a happy, safe and fulfilling home life for the housemates.

Key responsibilities:

  • Overseeing the effective operation of the House
  • Staff recruitment, on boarding, ongoing engagement and leadership
  • Weekly staff rosters
  • Strategic planning and budgeting
  • Developing and maintaining excellent housemate and family/support network relationships as well as with other key stakeholders
  • Adherence to legislation and organisational policies and procedures to ensure appropriate health, safety and well being in the workplace


  • A relevant qualification and/or 2+ years’ experience in a house management role or other relevant areas of the disability or community sectors
  • Outstanding organisational skills and ability to work in a highly dynamic environment with competing priorities
  • Rostering and scheduling experience
  • Intermediate level Excel/Microsoft/G-Suite
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written and experience liaising with key stakeholders including families
  • A passion for social enterprise and a commitment to shifting the dial for people with disability!


  • Support, mentoring, career guidance and coaching to enable your career development with progression opportunities into other leadership role
  • A competitive package based on relevant qualifications/experience + super + salary packaging options available
  • Every opportunity to contribute your ideas for improving quality and service delivery, and to get involved in decision-making


  • Possess the right to work in Australia
  • Possess or willing to obtain prior commencement a current satisfactory National Police Clearance Certificate and Working With Children Check or NDISWC
  • Possess or willing to obtain prior commencement Provide First Aid/CPR (HLTAID003)
  • Possess a current unrestricted NSW driver's license + reliable car with comprehensive insurance)
  • Willingness to be on call

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