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Housing Manager

Organisation : Project Youth

Location : Sydney (Miranda)

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Management, Project Management, Social & Support Work

Sector : Children, Community Development, Drug, Alcohol & Addiction, Mental Health, Youth & Young People

Salary type : Annual Package

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Project Youth

About the role

  • Manage the day-to-day operations of properties & projects
  • Three sites across Sutherland Shire and St George
  • Supportive, energetic and innovative team

The Organisation

Project Youth is a leading organisation providing integrated housing, outreach, 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
  • Flexible hours with occasional evenings and weekends
  • Supportive, energetic, and innovative team
  • Birthday, Christmas, and wellness leave
  • Staff training budget & EAP

The Role
Based in Miranda you will manage and oversee the accommodation and housing support project 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
  • Develop and oversee the implementation of operations including vacancies and transition
  • Budget preparation and monitoring financial systems
  • Liaising with external service providers and community partnerships

Skills Required
Ideally you have leadership experience in residential care and or homelessness for youth 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 requirements

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 To discuss the role in more detail please call Hayley Martin on 02 8243 0570.
Please note there is no formal closing date for this role, if you are interested we would encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

How to apply


Please quote in application: Housing Manager via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #Management, #Project_Management, #Social_and_Support_Work
Sector: #Children, #Community_Development, #Drug_Alcohol_and_Addiction, #Mental_Health, #Youth_and_Young_People


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