- Job posted on: 18th Feb 2021
- Applications close:
Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation of 8,000 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.
Due to significant growth, Cairns Disability are looking for an experienced House Manager to join the team.
Our core business in Cairns is supporting clients who have complex behaviours to live as independently as possible with others or on their own in a proactive environment.
As the House Manager you will be responsible for ensuring that people with disability who are living in disability residential support services (SIL arrangements) are supported to live their best life. This is a permanent full-time position and will be based in our Manunda office.
The successful candidate for this position will have strong content knowledge of NDIS, embracing the principles of customer choice and control and be able to supervise and lead teams to provide quality care and realise exceptional outcomes for people with a complex disability. They will be driven and self-motivated with the ability to prioritise tasks unsupervised and function within a high performing team.
As the House Manager you will be responsible for leading a team of support workers and providing on the ground coaching and supervision, liaising with stakeholders and families to support people to achieve their goals, while partnering with people to remain connected to their community and culture. You will be energetic, with a passion for partnering with people and engaging in person centred practice.
You will have dedicated administration days as well as rostered on to support shifts during the week, dependant on the support needs of the people in the home.
You will also participate in an on-call roster on average on week every second month for which you will be financially compensated for.
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).
Include your resume and covering letter in one document, click ‘Apply Now’ and follow the prompts. For any enquiries including persons with disability that require adjustments, contact firstname.lastname@example.org using the subject line: House Manager - Disability - Cairns enquiry via EthicalJobs.
Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications may be reviewed prior to the closing date; and as such the closing date is subject to change without notice.
We are dedicated to playing our part to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and bring continuity of care and support to our clients. With this in mind, if you are successful, we will discuss with you an alternative to a face to face interview.
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 (https://bit.ly/2GzZGWA)