Accommodation Coordinator

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Location:Sydney
Job Type:Full Time

  • Are you passionate about celebrating young people for their strengths and interests?
  • Do you believe in equipping young people with the pathways they need to create the future they want, on their terms?
  • Do you want to be a part of a team that will bring a highly-regarded, evidence-based program to NSW?

Opening in early 2021, Foyer Central is located in the heart of Sydney and will offer 53 innovative one of a kind apartment style accommodation for young people with a lived experience of out of home care.

Foyer Central is a bold new social impact evidence-based program opening doors for young people aged 18-22 to engage in education, training and employment opportunities.

Using an Advantaged Thinking approach, the program will provide young people the opportunity to create a culture of ownership, inclusivity, creativity, respect and learning in a connected and vibrant community.

As the Accommodation Coordinator you will form an integral part of the Senior Leadership team and will coordinate the day to day operations of Foyer Central, including the safety and security of residents and staff including line management supervision of the Youth Development Coaches.

In this full-time position you will ensure that case management responsibilities are completed and provide ongoing support and supervision to the Youth development Coaches. This role will also include key aspects of tenancy management and working closely with our partner St George Community Housing.

You will need to be flexible in your approach as well as availability, as well as being on call 1 out of every 4 weeks out of business operating hours.

This role provides an exciting opportunity for you to step up into a supervisory role, whilst being supported by a highly skilled team.

At Uniting, we believe in taking real steps to make the world a better place. We work to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

We are bold, imaginative, respectful and compassionate.

Further to this we offer:

  • Contribute directly to creating and establishing the first of these services in Sydney.
  • Play a key operational role as you lead the team, develop partnerships and work as part of the leadership team.
  • Offering ongoing training and mentoring so you can continue to improve and learn new skills.
  • NFP salary packaging and accessible employee assistance program to support your wellbeing.

About you:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Social Sciences and/or demonstrated relevant work experience with young people.
  • Passion for working with young people and a sound knowledge of the issues faced by young people leaving the care system.
  • Experience in staff leadership/supervision not necessarily as the "manager"
  • Current NSW Drivers Licence, WWCC and Police Check with the ability to work flexible hours.

At Uniting, we believe in taking real steps to make the world a better place. We work to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

As an organisation we celebrate our diversity and welcome all people regardless of lifestyle choices, ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.

We are bold, imaginative, respectful and compassionate.