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.
Murrumbidgee Accommodation and Housing Service
Part time position available
The Salvation Army’s Murrumbidgee Accommodation and Housing Services adopt a person-centred, safe & coordinated “No Wrong Door” approach to homelessness service delivery to ensure the best outcome for all who seek our assistance. This a specialist homelessness service working within the ‘Going Home Staying Home’ reforms under the NSW Department of Family and Community Services.
The Case Manager provides services as per The Salvation Army’s “fundamentals framework”. This includes crisis and transitional support to people experiencing homelessness with a view to achieving housing stability, experience improved social inclusion, community connection and readiness to be equipped for participation in the wider community.
About the role
Part time position (4 days per week)Based in Leeton and Griffith NSW with some travel required around the Murrumbidgee areaOffered as a Contract to June 2021Offer appropriate and high quality support to clients who are homeless or at risk of homelessness through a case management framework.Support will be provided to clients with varied needs which will require a range of alternate options including Early Intervention; Crisis and Transitional Support; Community-based outreach; Rapid Rehousing.
Skills and experience
An appreciation of and the ability and willingness to promote and support the values and ethos of The Salvation Army.Tertiary qualifications (minimum Diploma) in Community Services or Social WorkCurrent NSW Driver’s LicenceCurrent First Aid CertificateCurrent NSW Working With Children Check2+ years’ experience and working knowledge of the community services sector in NSW with a specific emphasis on homelessness and family/domestic violence (including issues, trends, resources & services etc.)Demonstrated knowledge in legislative requirements that govern this type of environmentSound knowledge of networks (homeless, mental health, housing, welfare and job action agencies) within the local areaKnowledge of a Trauma Informed Care Practice ApproachKnowledge of Recovery Oriented Practice and languageKnowledge of the Riverina region will be an advantage
The Salvation Army offers professional development, a supportive team environment and generous salary packaging.
Please submit a cover letter addressing the skills and experience criteria and your current resume after you click the ‘Apply’ button.
For further information please contact Michelle Kilgower, Program Manager, 0432 001163.