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Support Worker - Alice Springs

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 Waterhole is a restful community place where you may come and share a range of great facilities and enjoy the company of others from the wider community.

Artists come from both town and out bush to paint, with mainly traditional painting styles and themes, like gathering bush food, dreamings, etc. This is a wonderful opportunity for you to find a satisfying occupation at The Waterhole.

Since opening in late 2012, The Salvation Army's The Waterhole community centre in Alice Springs has been working hard to ensure the centre lives up to its name: that it is a place of tranquillity, a place of meeting and a place of possibility.


We are currently seeking a values-driven and proactive Support Worker to welcome clients and to work in collaboration with other Waterhole workers.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Ensure The Waterhole is kept in a clean, and tidy condition
  • Ensure The Waterhole is a safe, respectful, and welcoming environment
  • Ensure that the laundry and shower facilities operate effectively and are kept in a clean and tidy condition as per policy and procedure
  • All Waterhole users are treated equally
  • Adheres to TSA Work, Health and Safety policies, procedures including those covering anti-bullying, anti-discrimination, and dealing with difficult users
  • Attend staff meetings as requested
  • Provide support to other team members, as needed
  • Attend relevant training as requested

This position is located at Alice Springs, NT.


This is a part time (12.5 hours per week), ongoing position.

Salary and conditions of employment are in accordance with Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010, social and community worker, level 2.


  • Experience working in a similar role
  • Valid NT Working with Children Check
  • Ability to provide proof of Eligibility to Work in Australia

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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