Are you passionate about supporting your community?
Use your skills as a values-driven and dedicated Mobile Outreach Worker with The Salvation Army!
The role you could play
In this role you would provide support and advocacy to women and children, who have recently left refuge accommodation to assist them to re-establish their safety and independence in the community.
Your key responsibilities
- Effective relationships are established with clients that encourage self-determination and participation
- Case management support is provided to clients in accordance with TSA case management models and standards of practice
- Works under the general direction of the Team Leaders, Specialists and the Program Manager and adheres to established work practices whilst exercising initiative and judgement where practices and direction are not clearly defined
- Ongoing assessment is made of the client’s issues, needs and circumstances from initial intake to exit
This is a permanent full-time position, located in Karratha, WA. Salary and conditions are in accordance with the SCHADS Level 5 Award.
The ideal candidate would have
- Qualification in social work, welfare, community services or related field OR demonstrated high level of sector knowledge and skills attained through previous appointments, service, and study/development
- Relevant experience in the family violence sector
- Experience in conducting risk assessments, safety planning, and developing case plans
- Experience in case management and overseeing outreach support services
- Well-developed liaison and communication skills, including the ability to collaborate with relevant agencies in the service sector and individuals who have been impacted by trauma
- Demonstrated experience in effectively dealing with the impact of trauma
- Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft suit, and utilising Outlook, Excel, Word, and specialised client management record systems
- WA Working with Children Check is required
- Ability and willingness to be on call and work outside normal business hours, as required
- A C Class Drivers Licence
- Possess current Apply First Aid qualification
Benefits working with The Salvation Army
- NFP salary packaging ($15,900 tax free) plus meals and entertainment benefits
- Employee Assistance Program – Independent confidential counselling service
- Financial, retail and lifestyle discounts and 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
- An inclusive culture of dedicated, passionate and professional team members
- Positively supporting and impacting the lives of others through your career contribution
Why this role matters
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.
Applications will close as soon as a suitable candidate is secured. Do not delay in submitting your application today!
The Salvation Army is a Christian movement and 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 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 and is committed to protecting children and young people from harm. We value Integrity, Compassion, Respect, Diversity, and Collaboration.