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Centre Manager

The Salvation Army

Start your career with The Salvation Army today!

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.

We have a full-time permanent position based in Northbridge for a Centre Manager responsible for management of all aspects of the operational service delivery of emergency accommodation and associated services operating from The Beacon, as well as the overall facility management of The Beacon site.

The Beacon is the primary accommodation service operated by The Salvation Army in Perth for people experiencing, or at risk of Homelessness.

Specific key responsible areas include:

  • Overseeing the operational management of The Beacon's Emergency Accommodation Service and related services.
  • Management of all aspects of facility management.
  • Building and maintaining appropriate relationships with government and (or) other key community stakeholders.
  • Ensuring that our services are adequately resourced.
  • Foster and lead a high-performance culture which is compliant, competent and emulates The Salvation Army's values.
  • Creating a strong sector presence for The Salvation Army with a focus on strong advocacy for individuals accessing our services.
  • Ensuring The Salvation Army is working from a position of client centred, best practice, service delivery that is focussed on meeting the presenting and future needs of individuals experiencing, or at risk of, homelessness.

This position is a member of the State Homelessness Leadership team and will contribute to national practice, plans and frameworks.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Degree qualifications in social work, welfare, community development, or another relevant discipline.
  • At least 10 relevant experience, including management experience.
  • Experience in active membership of community, sector and government bodies within the homelessness sector.
  • Management experience in social and community service programs including Family Violence and/ or Homelessness.

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
  • Supportive and encouraging organisation

How to Apply

If you would like to work for one of Australia's leading not-for-profit organisations and have the satisfaction of knowing that your career contributes positively to the lives of thousands of Australians each year, please apply via the link and submit a current CV and a cover letter which details your alignment with the essential requirements of 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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