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Team Leader Therapeutic Residential Care Services
Penrith NSW
  • Join a not-for-profit organisation committed to empowering people
  • Make a difference in the lives of young people in the community
  • Lead a team in therapeutic residential care 


The Company


Marist180 ( is a not-for-profit organisation committed to empowering people with skills, knowledge, practical support and encouragement. We strive to care for all who need support and hope, from people without a home to those seeking asylum. Join our Team and support our commitment to empowering people to take steps to achieve positive change.


The Position


In this position, you will lead a team to enhance the dignity, confidence, well-being and quality of life of the young people in our care. You will be a diverse worker who can work in a hands on environment with your team and always be effective in engaging positive change with our young people and discourages anti-social behaviours.

Role Requirements:

  • Support staff through reflective supervision, daily guidance and strategic long term goal setting, as well as training and coaching;

  • Support the homes with the assessment needs of children and young people and working in partnership with internal services and external agencies to address these needs;

  • Coordinating all activities associated with the residential home, ensuring an emotionally positive and physically stable environment for staff and residents.

  • Support the delivery of Marist180 Therapeutic Framework model of care.

  • Uphold and model to team members high quality service delivery to ensure the service meets the needs of the people we serve and the values we hold.
  • Ensure all practices are consistent with Marist180 policies, and procedures as well as sector standards.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Working with Children Check;

  • Clear National Criminal History Check;

  • Unrestricted NSW driver’s licence;

  • Ability to work in Australia;

  • Relevant Diploma or degree in Social Work, Human Services or similar field;
  • Demonstrated training in trauma related training;
  • Previous experience in working with children and young people experiencing complex trauma and working with families within the child protection system;
  • Demonstrated experience in working with the issues faced by children and young people of a complex trauma background, and a demonstrated capacity to assist staff to support young people;
  • Excellent verbal communication skills and a demonstrated ability to engage with a diverse range of people and contribute effectively in a team;
  • Demonstrated understanding and ability to apply therapeutic and trauma informed practice principles;
  • Ability to support children and young people and care staff in the context of crisis and critical incidents;
  • Experience in a leadership role within the industry;
  • Training and/or experience in working in disability services, drug and alcohol, mental health and juvenile criminal justice (Desirable)

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 If you are a passionate person who realises the tremendous opportunity that this role offers and have the ability to empower the lives of these young people we would love to hear from you.


We are not asking for a resume from you. Simply complete the application process by clicking the Apply Now button and we’ll be in touch.




Marist180 is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture across the agency. We welcome and encourage applications who meet the requirements of the position from diverse community groups and ages including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, people with disabilities and other diversity groups. Marist180 recognises the benefits that such an approach brings for our staff and clients within our programs.

The successful applicant will be subject to a National Criminal History Check

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