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.
- Job Description:
Provide a safe and nurturing environment for all residents residing within the refuge setting
Work in a manner consistent to the expectations of the Journey to Independence Model and that follows the framework of a Psychologically Informed Environment
Complete comprehensive intake and risk assessment for all refuge clients
Maintain accurate record keeping that meets legislative standards and are completed within a timely manner
Work to the direction of case management plans in assisting young people to attend appointments relating to health, housing, finances, education, justice and social inclusion as required.
Assist residents with a range of activities in preparing for independent living: meals preparation; life and living skills; health and hygiene; recreation and exercise
Tertiary qualification in social sciences, welfare or related field with a degree qualification preferred
Relevant experience in a social service environment
Knowledge of youth homelessness, crisis intervention and the ability to collaborate with other program areas of YFS
Demonstrated capacity to build effective relationships with clients based on social work, youth work and psychologically informed environments
Demonstrated skills in engaging & working with young people with complex support needs including AOD, mental health, out of home care and adolescent violence