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Support Worker

The Salvation Army

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We are looking for compassionate people who share our mission and values, if you have the passion and drive to commit yourself to a challenging and rewarding role; we invite you to review our current vacancies.

About us

The Salvation Army is one of Australia’s largest and most-loved charities, helping thousands of Australians every year find hope in the midst of all kinds of personal hardship. The Salvation Army offers the opportunity to use your professional skills and expertise to make a real difference in the lives of people who need help most.

The Support Worker (Foster House) will enable clients to feel safe and supported by providing assistance with practical tasks and supporting their case plans in line with the mission and values of TSA. This role is based at the service (Surry Hills) and will include some Day, Afternoon & Night shifts.

About the role

  • Providing support to Men experiencing homelessness with a variety of needs including complex needs using a Trauma Informed Care approach
  • Develop effective relationships with our clients and refer to relevant services where appropriate
  • Work independently to provide support by following the case plan developed by the Case Worker
  • Report critical incidents that are likely to impact on the client, program staff or other persons promptly
  • Maintain an environment that provides an appropriate level of cleanliness and tidiness and to undertake other appropriate practical caring tasks for our men which may include: cleaning and tidying residents rooms, making and changing beds, cleaning of exceptionally dirty areas, preparing drinks and light snacks, preparing soiled laundry for laundering etc.

About you

  • You will hold a minimum Diploma in Community Services or equivalent (essential)
  • Experience within the Community Services sector (favourable)

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

The Salvation Army is a child safe organisation that is committed to ensuring the wellbeing of children and young people, and protecting them from harm. All child facing roles will require the successful completion of a Working with Children Check. Applicants for all other roles require a mandatory National Police Check.

We value Integrity, Compassion, Respect, Diversity, and Collaboration.

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