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Case 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.

The Salvation Army Australia's Family Violence Stream provides a wide range of services around the country to support women and women with children impacted by family and domestic violence. We offer refuge, children's and parenting services, counselling, support, men's programs, accommodation and advice to women and children who are experiencing, or who have experienced, family violence.

THE ROLE

We are currently seeking a values-driven and proactive Support Worker to provide case management and advocacy support to women (and their children) who are victims of Family and Domestic Violence and/or homelessness. The successful applicant will assist with the provision of short/medium term crisis accommodation.

HOURS AND SALARY

This is a part time position, 30 hours per fortnight.

Salary and conditions of employment are in accordance with Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010, Level 4.

SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT WILL HAVE

  • Empathy and compassion for those you assist
  • Tertiary qualification in Social & Community Services or related field, degree level preferred
  • Relevant experience with Family & Domestic Violence and homelessness
  • Knowledge and understanding of homelessness
  • Knowledge of Family & Domestic Violence, plus being able to apply FDV models/practices, along with educating and creating awareness of FDV to residents
  • Knowledge & application of child protection principles and legislation
  • A current WA Drivers Licence
  • Be able to provide proof of Eligibility to Work in Australia

We embraces diversity and encourage applications from:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people,
  • People who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender or Intersex
  • People with a culturally or linguistically diverse background

WHAT WE OFFER

  • As a registered not for profit organisation in addition to your remuneration, you will enjoy generous tax-free salary packaging benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program for you and your immediate family members
  • Corporate Private Health Insurance rates
  • Supportive and encouraging organisation

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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