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Team Leader

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.

ABOUT US

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 Australia's Homelessness Stream provides high quality, person centred services to people at risk, and or experiencing homelessness. We support adults and families, including accompanying children with accommodation, case management, outreach support, financial assistance, connection and referral to other specialist services.

Our philosophy is that every person deserves dignity, respect and quality of service and that no one should be without a safe, affordable and secure home. Services are free, voluntary, accredited and delivered by professional and committed staff.

THE ROLE

We are currently seeking a values-driven and proactive Team Leader to provide supervision, support, and guidance to the Case Management team. Other key responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring productive relationships are demonstrated by the team and contribute to quality team performance and team wellbeing.
  • Creating and implementing professional development plans for the team to improve capability and service delivery.
  • Ensuring staff members have a clear understanding of their role and what is expected of them.
  • Undertake assessment with the client to develop a shared understanding of their situation and related problems and strengths.
  • In consultation with the Red Shield Hostel Manager, ensure service delivery is within budgeting constraints.
  • Attend meetings with relevant stakeholders, both internal and external.

Reporting to the House 49 Program Manager this position is located at Darwin City, Northern Territory

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

HOURS AND SALARY

This is a permanent full time position, 38hrs per week.

Salary and conditions of employment are in accordance with Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010, level 5.

SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT WILL HAVE

  • Degree level qualification in social services, community development, or a related discipline and/or extensive, demonstrated experience working in a similar role.
  • Demonstrated experience in engaging homeless persons and willingness to assist in the provision of support in the areas of homelessness, alcohol and other drug dependence, and mental health issues.
  • Good time management and organisational skills.
  • Previous experience managing staff and budgets.
  • A current First Aid Certificate or willingness to obtain
  • A current NT Drivers Licence
  • Valid NT Employee Working with Children Check
  • Ability to provide proof of Eligibility to Work in Australia

TSA Social Mission embraces diversity and encourages applications from:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people,
  • People who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender or Intersex
  • People with a culturally or linguistically diverse background

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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