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Doorways Caseworker - Atherton Tablelands

The Salvation Army

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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.

The Salvation Army (TSA) is one of this country's most loved organisations. Our 'Christianity with its sleeves rolled up' ethos has endeared us to the Australian public. We are passionate about offering practical and spiritual support to assist people to live their lives to their full potential. Our vision is, wherever there is hardship or injustice, Salvos will live, love and fight alongside others to transform Australia one life at a time with the love of Jesus.


  • Maternity backfill role to April 2022 - 22.8 hrs per week
  • Location: Atherton Tablelands, based at Tolga
  • Attractive Salary Packaging benefits
  • Help people plan for positive change in their lives

TSA Doorways is a holistic community service model designed to meet immediate crisis needs and build people's capacity to achieve greater independence.

Reporting to the Doorways Regional Manager (DRM), the Doorways Case Worker is responsible for providing case work support to community members who request material assistance and to those who would benefit from more specialised assistance.

The Doorways Case Worker provides support, guidance and encouragement within a case work setting, to community members who are wanting to make positive changes in their life. The Doorways Case Worker will also have the ability to explore with community members the deeper issues that have been contributing to their presenting situation, with a view to building longer term capacity and resilience.

We have a fixed term role available until April 2022 at 22.8hrs per week. The spread of when these hours can be worked has some flexibility and will be negotiated with the successful candidate.

Do you see the potential in every person, no matter where they've come from? Do you love walking alongside people to help them unlock their potential, all the while letting them direct their own path? If you answered yes to these questions, please read on…

Key Selection Criteria:

  • An alignment to, and willingness to promote and support, the Mission, Vision and Values of The Salvation Army.
  • A minimum qualification of Diploma in relevant discipline (e.g. Community Services Work) is required or significant relevant experience would be considered.
  • Demonstrable experience in working with disadvantaged Community Members to assist them to affect positive change in their lives.
  • The ability to motivate and guide others to help them achieve their goals
  • Demonstrate the ability to deal with unpredictable situations and behaviour, violence and problems associated with substance abuse and mental health issues.
  • Experience in establishing and developing collaborative networks and partnerships with internal partners and external organisations
  • Hold a valid Blue Card (QLD)
  • Valid driver license, a comprehensively insured vehicle and willingness to use for work related purposes (mileage paid for work related travel).

The successful applicant will be required to undergo a Criminal History Record Check and present a current Blue Card (QLD). For any enquiries in relation to this role, please contact the Doorways Regional Manager, Ben Brewer, at ben.brewer@salvationarmy.org.au, using the subject line: Doorways Caseworker - Atherton Tablelands enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Sounds like you? Please apply now.

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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