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House Manager Child Safety/NDIA

Sunshine Coast
April 28, 2021
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Thrive House is a residential service providing high quality care. The service is client centric, with the belief that every person has a right to safe, secure and caring environment in which to grow.   Thrive House aim to be a point of difference in the community, raising the bar and setting the standard of service provided in this sector.

Our participants present with a range of complex and dual diagnosis' varying from mental health, physical disabilities and trauma based behaviours.

If you have a background in supporting Children In Care, Adults with Disabilities, Children with Disabilities, Residential Care, Trauma Based Behaviours, or Therapeutic Crisis Intervention, we would love to hear from you!

About the role

Working in line with the therapeutic model you will strive to enhance the lives of young people in a residential setting incorporating a therapeutic, trauma informed approach within the daily structure and purposeful programming.

There is a strong emphasis on leading and supporting your team to provide a secure base for our young people within the home, liaising with culturally appropriate services, and providing opportunities for the young people to connect with the culture with which they identify.

About You

  • You will be passionate about providing high quality care for vulnerable and complex needs participants
  • Demonstrated ability to develop quality individual care plans
  • Highly developed analytical skills and the ability to apply these in case management
  • High level organisation and time management skills, which includes the ability to reorganise work priorities to meet changing demands
  • Demonstrated ability to work with individuals, families or groups from strengths based culturally appropriate perspective
  • The ability to function effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • High level communication, influencing, liaison, negotiation and mediation skills

Essential Criteria

  • Tertiary qualifications in one of the behavioral or human services (for example, psychology, social work or similar) - completed.
  • Management experience.
  • Current Australian Drivers’ Licence
  • Current Positive Notice (Blue Card & Yellow Card) for Child and NDIS Related Employment
  • Eligibility to gain a successful suitability check through the Department of Communities (Child Safety Services) (LCS-2)
  • A current First Aid Certificate or be willing to obtain one.


  • Rewarding opportunity with the ability to make a difference.
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities.
  • Proactive wellbeing program.

The successful candidates will be required to work Business House Monday to Friday, with an on-call roster shared between House Managers.   This position is primarily based in Sunshine Coast, with some travel required to Brisbane and Moreton Bay regions from time to time.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Candidates are encouraged to apply.

If you are interested in this position please apply now!