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Youth Support Worker - Garbutt

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.

About the role

Provide effective support to Participants ensuring a safe and structured environment is maintained in accordance with TSA guidelines, within a Participant lead recovery-based service.

Provide appropriate support to participants in line with established frameworks and TSA policies and procedures.

Assist case workers to address client needs, administer the program contribute to case plans and provide supervision to participants.

Demonstrate commitment to an environment that values continuous improvement and innovation in the delivery of high-quality services.

In line with agreed delegation make decisions consistent with TSA Recovery Services and Centre Policy and procedures in relation to participant/staff matters.

  • Certificate IV in a relevant discipline (or working towards).
  • Knowledge of AOD/Gambling, Community Services and Health Sectors.
  • An understanding of the issues faced by people experiencing AOD and Gambling related issues, mental ill health and other disabilities.
  • Experience working with people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.
  • Experience working with people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and religions.
  • Experience in facilitating pastoral support desirable.

WHS - knowledge of work health safety obligations and to practice these in the workplace in line with TSA policy & procedures and legislation.
Professional development required to maintain skills for the role.

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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