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Senior Therapeutic Residential Coordinator - Jo's

Uniting Communities

Are you a Manager or Experienced Youth Worker looking to step up into a leadership role? Join our team at Jo’s, a South Australian residential service dedicated to nurturing and supporting young individuals in need.

At Jo’s, we understand the complex needs of these individuals, emphasising comprehensive support and a holistic, interagency approach. Our Therapeutic Service Model fosters growth and change through authentic engagement and positive team relationships.

Additionally, we prioritise involving birth families in the care process. Jo’s supports these families in forming safe, healthy, and meaningful relationships following child protection intervention.

About the Role

The Senior Therapeutic Residential Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of Therapeutic Youth Residential Care, which involves working in line with the Service Model to engage with young people with a transformational, therapeutic and strengths-based approach, within a trauma informed practice.

We're currently looking for a committed Senior Therapeutic Residential Coordinator for our Youth Residential Care. 

This full-time permanent role near Elizabeth involves employing a transformational, therapeutic, trauma-informed approach, aligned with our Service Model.

The Senior Coordinator will:

  • Collaborate with DCP and stakeholders for youth care and case management.
  • Manage resources, including rostering for efficient operations.
  • Assist the Therapeutic Specialist and Youth Workers in supporting young individuals to achieve their goals.
  • Foster a positive environment for facilitating constructive change among the youth.
  • Handle conflict resolution through a conciliation process, escalating matters as needed.
  • Oversee the site's overall functionality, involving reporting, maintenance, and financial records.
  • Identify and align key skills within the team to meet our young people's expectations.

About You

  • Bachelor Degree in relevant field, such as Psychology, Social Work, OT or Developmental Trauma, equivalent qualifications or working towards with significant experience.
  • Able to provide supervision, coaching, mentoring and development of staff, including supervision of students
  • Be able to lead and facilitate team meetings to share best practice and achieve agreed outcomes
  • Willing to undergo a Psychological assessment prior to commencing
  • Maintenance of an unrestricted South Australian Driver’s licence

About Us

Uniting Communities is a leading, inclusive not-for profit community services organisation working alongside more than 80,000 South Australians each year to reduce inequality, improve wellbeing, overcome disadvantage and support people to live the best lives they can. We value diversity and are committed to providing respectful, accessible services. 

About the Benefits

  • In addition to your salary you can package up to $15,900 per year pre tax and additionally a $2,650 Meals and Entertainment card. 
  • To see how this could potentially benefit your take home pay, visit our salary packaging provider - Access Pay
  • Paid Maternity Leave
  • Early Intervention Physio Program
  • Discounted Private Health Insurance

Check out our additional benefits at www.unitingcommunities.org.

Your Application

Please click 'Apply Now' to submit your application.

Apply early; closing date subject to change.

As an organisation, we are committed to protecting children, young people and vulnerable adults.  All staff are required to work within our code of conduct and undergo relevant pre-employment checks.

A position description is attached.

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