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Manager Homelessness - North West Victoria

The Salvation Army


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.

The Salvation Army Australia's Homelessness Stream provides high quality, person centred services to people at risk, and or experiencing homelessness. We support adults and families, including accompanying children with accommodation, case management, outreach support, financial assistance, connection and referral to other specialist services.

Our philosophy is that every person deserves dignity, respect and quality of service and that no one should be without a safe, affordable and secure home. Services are free, voluntary, accredited and delivered by professional and committed staff.


The Salvation Army Social Mission Department and Victoria State Homelessness leadership team are seeking a values-driven person for the position of Homelessness Manager - North West VIC. You will also have opportunity to contribute to national plans frameworks and practice to ensure innovative and client centred service is delivered to meet current and future needs.

Reporting to the State Manager Homelessness (VIC), you will be responsible for leading the delivery of allocated homelessness services within the North West regional areas of Victoria.

This will involve operational and project management, relationship building with external stakeholders, funding of resources and programs and promote and establish TSA services.

Other key accountability areas include:

  • Contribute to the review and consolidation of homelessness services within the state
  • Implementation of TSA national research and evaluation frameworks across the region to assist in measuring outcomes of service delivery
  • Project manage new government initiatives
  • Implement governance and accountability management processes
  • Prepare and manage to budget for service delivery
  • Build a culture of cooperation, learning, affirmation and accountability across the state
  • Lead a team of professionals to design, develop, deliver and evaluate fit-for-purpose Mission support
  • Collaborate with The Salvation Army managers of other service delivery streams within the state

This position will provide oversight of programs within Northern Victoria region (Shepparton and surrounds).


  • As a registered not for profit organisation in addition to your remuneration you will enjoy generous tax-free salary packaging benefits, in addition to your remuneration;
  • Up to 8 weeks leave per year through our purchase leave scheme;
  • Corporate Private Health Insurance rates;
  • Career development opportunities in a supportive environment


This is a full-time position, 38 hours per week ongoing.

Salary and conditions of employment are in accordance with Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010, Social stream, Level 8.


  • Degree qualification in social work, welfare, community development or related field and at least 10 years relevant experience, including managerial experience
  • Experience in active membership in community or government bodies within the homelessness sector
  • Management experience in social and community services programs including homelessness
  • Understands the links between the business unit, organisation and whole-of-sector service delivery parameters and requirements
  • Builds a shared sense of strategic direction, clarifies priorities and goals and inspires others to achieve them
  • Facilitates opportunities to engage and collaborate with external stakeholders to develop joint solutions


Please contact Gillian Speirs on gillian.speirs@salvationarmy.org.au, using the subject line: Manager Homelessness - North West Victoria enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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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