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After Hours Support Worker

The Salvation Army

Start your career with The Salvation Army today!

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.


  • To provide personal support to clients of the Residential Facilities within a case management framework.
  • To maintain a clean, safe, and hazard free environment for service users and visitors.
  • To provide a welcoming and supportive environment for clients and visitors
  • To assist residents and other staff in a friendly and professional manner
  • To provide support and practical assistance to residents upon request and to help with enquiries at the front counter
  • To remain alert and responsive to the needs of clients and to maintain a visible presence within the facility
  • Utilisation of the logbook to document any issues relating to clients and the facility
  • Participation in all aspects of shift handover to ensure rostered staff are up-to-date with log book entries/issues
  • Undertake facility checks on a regular basis and document any damage, faults and client concerns during inspection
  • Contribute to the overall functioning of the facility by taking part in a range of rostered and scheduled activities
  • Arranging with the on-call person for shift cover for any unexpected leave
  • To undertake cleaning and general housekeeping duties as allocated
  • To undertake other duties as directed by management

A tertiary qualification in social welfare or a related qualification is desirable

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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