House Manager – Sandgate

Employer: Brisbane Youth Service

Region: Brisbane

Closing Date: 31 October 2019

Job Description:

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Would you like to
help create new futures for young people?

Join Brisbane Youth Service today to make a difference in
the lives of Brisbane’s vulnerable young people and their families


Brisbane Youth Service is a medium-sized incorporated
association providing holistic responses to vulnerable young people (aged 12 –
25 years) and young families who are experiencing homelessness or are at-risk
of becoming homeless.


We know diversity makes a positive difference, and we encourage people from
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander backgrounds with relevant
experience to apply.

BYS promotes work-life balance and provides a supportive
team environment and additional benefits such as salary packaging arrangements
and a generous five weeks annual leave per year.


The Opportunity



  • House
    Manager – Sandgate

  • Full-time

  • 76 hours
    per fortnight


Are you a dynamic individual with the ability to support young people
with complex needs in a residential service model.


The purpose of this position is to ensure the smooth operation of a 24/7 housing
service for young people aged 15 – 19 years. In this position you will provide
case management support to young people Monday to Friday during business hours
and coordinate a team of shift workers to provide overnight and weekend support
to residents.

To undertake the House
Manager’s role, you will require a tertiary qualification in Human Services,
Social Work or similar, or experience in a similar role. Have a current
Queensland driver’s license and hold a current Working with Children Positive
Notice (Blue Card) or a willingness to obtain one.


To be successful in
your application you will need to provide written responses to the following
selection criteria:


  • Understanding of and commitment to BYS vision,
    objectives and practice framework.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the issues
    impacting young people experiencing or at risk of homelessness.

  • Highly developed skills in assessment, crisis
    and brief intervention, and case management with young people.

  • Strong communication skills including written,
    verbal and interpersonal skills and the demonstrated ability to form productive
    working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Sound critical thinking, problem solving and
    risk management skills and the demonstrated application of these in a frontline
    service delivery setting.

  • Ability to plan, implement, monitor and evaluate
    programs to achieve positive outcomes for young people.

  • Strong organisational skills including planning,
    prioritising, rostering, and budget management.


How to Apply

Applicants must use the BYS Employment package that can be
viewed and downloaded from our website:


Email complete
applications to Natasha Livings –
[email protected]

Applications for this
position close 5:00pm 31 October 2019.






Address: PO Box 1389
Suburb: Fortitude Valley
Postcode: 4006


Name: Natasha Livings

Position Description: