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Disability House Manager - Female

Fighting Chance
  • Full-time position
  • Upper North Shore Location/Frenchs Forest
  • A competitive package based on relevant qualifications/experience + super + salary packaging options available
  • Opportunity awaits- join a NFP in a period of rapid growth

ABOUT FIGHTING CHANCE & ACCOMMODATION

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.

ABOUT THE ROLE

The House Manager will need to hit the ground running, as they will play a critical role in opening our newest House in the North Shore/Frenchs Forest. 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

YOUR SKILLS AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • A relevant qualification and/or 4+ 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!

WHAT WE OFFER

  • 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

REQUIRED TO

  • Possess the right to work in Australia
  • Possess or willing to obtain a current satisfactory National Police Clearance Certificate and Working With Children Check
  • Possess or willing to obtain Provide First Aid (HLTAID003)
  • Possess a current unrestricted NSW driver's license & Comprehensive Insurance
  • Willingness to be on call, be available and willing to work weekends, early mornings, evenings and public holidays.

NOTE: Being Female (sex) is a genuine occupation requirement of the role. As such, and pursuant to Part 3, 31(2)(h) of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 No 48 (NSW) application for this role is only open to individuals who are Female (sex).

HOW TO APPLY:

Please apply via the link below, including a cover letter telling us about why you are our next Accommodation House Manager, along with a current resume.

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