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Job Coach - Disability Employment Services

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.


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.

Are you looking to start a new career, or wanting to do something different? At Employment Plus we hire for attitude and can provide training and upskilling to match you into one of our roles in the Disability Employment Services (DES) program. At the Salvation Army Employment Plus (EPlus), We have a goal to empower people to focus on their skills and ability to find a job. We've worked with over 200,000 businesses across Australia and seen well over half a million Australians successfully placed in employment.

About the role

The best part about this role is that each day you get to start and finish your day by making a difference!

Working as a job coach in the DES program at Employment Plus, you will apply your communication and organisation skills to support and empower individuals into finding pathways to employment. You will meet face to face with clients and work with them and several stakeholders to lead clients into employment and training opportunities.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Sound communication and administrative skills
  • Be able to understand and support clients to overcome barriers to employment and celebrate their achievements
  • Ability to track goals and achieve KPIs
  • Excellent listening and problem-solving skills
  • A passion for helping clients to achieve their short and long term goals
  • Hold a full driver's license
  • A current Working with Children Check is a mandatory requirement for this position. Successful applicants will be required to undertake a police check, it is not mandatory to have a clear criminal history

What we offer:

  • An opportunity for a 9-day fortnight or an accrued day off every 4 weeks
  • Enjoy generous tax-free salary packaging benefits
  • Discounted health and fitness programs through Fitness Passport
  • Up to 8 weeks leave per year through our purchase leave scheme
  • Generous Parental Leave offering of 12 weeks
  • Up to 5 days paid leave per year to support a TSA program or activity
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Ongoing training and development

If the above sounds like you, apply today and complete the online application including a cover letter addressing the above requirements.

The Salvation Army requires all employees and volunteers to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our community. We also adhere to all current and future health directives that affect our employees. Please consider this requirement when applying to a position at The Salvation Army.

The Salvation Army Employment Plus is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people. We value people of all cultures, languages, capacities, sexual orientations, gender identities and/or expressions. We are committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 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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