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Team Leader

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 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.

We are currently seeking a values-driven, motivated and proactive Team Leader to lead a small team of Domestic and Violence Workers, ensuring clients receive contemporary, appropriate and effective services.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Caseloads are effectively allocated and monitored.
  • Ensure risk assessments, safety planning and mandatory reporting is undertaken as per TSA policy, procedure and relevant legislation.
  • Service performance targets are monitored and underperformance is identified and bought to the attention of the Manager.
  • Productive relationships are demonstrated within the team and contribute to quality team performance and team wellbeing.
  • Reflective practices are implemented for the team and contribute to improved outcomes for clients.

This position is located at Catherine Booth House, Darwin, NT.

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.
  • A supportive and encouraging organisation.

HOURS AND SALARY

This is a full time position, 38 number of hours per week, on an ongoing basis.

OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE

  • Tertiary qualification in Social Work, Social Sciences, Psychology or Community Development.
  • Extensive, previous experience in a similar role within a domestic and family violence service.
  • Experience and resilience in working with complex clients presenting with challenging behaviours.
  • Ability to encourage and cooperate with others to achieve common goals.
  • Acknowledgement and responsiveness to diversity of experiences, perspectives, values and beliefs.

TSA Social Mission embraces diversity and encourages applications from:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people; and
  • People with a culturally or linguistically diverse background.

POSITION DESCRIPTION and ENQUIRIES

Please contact Erin Leech on 08 8981 5928.

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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