NGO Recruitment’s NFP Hiring insights and salary snapshot 2022

Housing Manager

Organisation Name Project Youth
Location Southern Suburbs & Sutherland Shire Sydney NSW
Date Posted 2022-11-16
Job Type Permanent / Full Time
Job Number 861237
  • Manage the day-to-day operations of properties & projects
  • 76 beds across Sutherland Shire and St George
  • Supportive, energetic and innovative team


The Organisation

Project Youth is a leading organisation providing integrated housing, early intervention, employment, education and training services to young vulnerable people in the South-eastern Sydney region.
Project Youth supports young people experiencing unemployment, homelessness, domestic violence traumatic backgrounds, mental health and/or alcohol and drug issues. The organisation is widely recognised for the unique support they offer which promotes inclusion, builds resilience and creates opportunities out of disadvantage towards a secure future.
The Project Youth housing program supports young people who are homeless or are at risk of homelessness and provides a range of accommodation services and support options for people aged between 14-24 with transitional services, supported living and long-term accommodation.
Benefits and Culture
  • A youth service with a youthful attitude
  • Salary sacrifice available
  • Supportive, energetic, and innovative team
  • Birthday, Christmas, and wellness leave
  • Staff training budget & EAP
The Role

Based in Miranda, Project Youth are looking for an experienced people manager to oversee the accommodation and housing support project and team. This includes residential and non-residential case management, living skills program, transitional and independent accommodation, and early intervention program. You will also identify service delivery gaps within the homelessness sector and develop strategies to fill these gaps.
Working collaboratively with service coordinators and clinical specialists, you will support staff and clients on the delivery of trauma informed and person-centred principles ensuring a best practice approach. This includes:
  • Leading a team towards strategic and operational goals
  • Leading team through a change management process
  • Developing and overseeing the implementation of operations including vacancies and transition
  • Budget preparation and monitoring financial systems
  • Liaising with external service providers and community partnerships
Skills Required
You will have leadership and management experience within social care alongside experience working with young people or adults with complex health care needs and experience in:
  • Delivery of a therapeutic model of care on a day-to-day basis
  • Staff management, coaching, leadership and mentoring
  • Financial management
  • An understanding of government funding requirement
Compliance checking will include Police Clearance and Working with Children (WWCC).

If you want to lead a dedicated team assisting young people please forward your resume and cover letter responding to the skills required above. To discuss the role in more detail please call Hayley Martin on 02 8243 0570.

Please be advised you can upload two attachments, including your resume and covering letter when submitting your application.