ITC House Manager

Reference No: PL130519_2

MacKillop Family Services

Applications Closing: Monday, May 27, 2019 - 00:00

Become part of a dynamic team and join MacKillop in our commitment to providing high quality services and positive outcomes for young people and their families in Grafton.

MacKillop Family Services will be implementing Intensive Therapeutic Care (ITC) Services in Grafton to support children and young people with high and complex needs.  The ITC services will provide pro-active therapeutic care and have a strong focus on recovery from trauma providing an alternative to long term residential care with a broader range of placement options for children and young people to achieve positive outcomes in education, mental and physical health including permanency in their lives.

The House Manager is responsible for managing the day to day operations of the home and the care and support of young people. This role will also provide leadership, supervision, support and development of the ITC staff including staff deployment. In addition, you will support and contribute to the transition from the former residential care system to the new ITC service model.

The ideal candidate must be tertiary qualified with a Bachelor’s degree in social work, community services or relevant field.  You will be a confident, positive and supportive leader with experience in supervising homes and providing services to children and young people with complex needs. You will be an enthusiastic and experienced co-ordinator who is collaborative and delivers practice excellence in a therapeutic care framework. You will have experience working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and culturally and linguistically diverse groups and have knowledge and understanding of the NSW Therapeutic Care Framework, the new ITC system, trauma, attachment and child/adolescent development theory. You will need to have knowledge and understanding of NSW Legislation and Standards relating to children and young persons in Out of Home Care.

Benefits on offer

  • Base salary of $89,710 per annum plus superannuation
  • Generous Salary Packaging of up to $15,900
  • Ongoing training and career development opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Program to support your wellbeing



Category: House Manager
Field: Intensive Therapeutic Care
Employment Basis: Full-time
Salary Range: $80,000-$90,000
Job Location: Northern Rivers NSW
About Us

MacKillop Family Services, a Catholic community agency, exists to support, foster hope and promote justice for children, young people and families, particularly those who have experienced distress, disadvantage and abuse.

MacKillop works across New South Wales, Victoria and Western Australia. Each young person and family we work with is protected, nurtured and given the chance to build a brighter future.

MacKillop Family Services is an accredited provider of The Sanctuary Model. Sanctuary supports organisations to provide a safe and caring environment for people affected by trauma, and to maintain a culture that reflects these qualities at every level within the organisation.

Position Details

The ideal candidate must be tertiary qualified with a Bachelor’s degree in social work, community services or relevant field.  

Essential Selection Criteria:

As per PD

Desirable Selection Criteria:

As per PD

Position Description: Download position description
Contact details
Contact Name: Sonya McPherson
How to apply

How to Apply:

Follow this link: where you will be directed to the ITC House Manager vacancy within MacKillop's careers page. On this page please refer to the How to Apply section at the bottom.

Date posted: 13 May 2019

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