Salvation Army Team Leader - Opening Doors Kew
  • Full Time (38 hours per week)
  • Permanent

  • Kew VIC


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.

Lead an effective and high functioning team of workers to deliver a client-centred crisis response service that addresses the immediate needs of the clients.
This role is part of the Homelessness Stream, reporting directly to the Program Manager Homelessness (Box Hill).


  • Ensure service delivery targets and organisational standards are achieved and funding body requirements are met
  • Provide oversight of site administration of the Kew Office.
  • Engage and represent The Salvation Army (TSA) in key networks and regional stakeholder relationships
  • Work collaboratively across the broader TSA services in order to provide an integrated support response to clients


  • Relevant experience in a social service environment, with a focus on homelessness
  • Relevant experience in supervising staff
  • Extensive experience in client assessment including appropriate information, tools and techniques to gather and analyse information
  • Relevant experience in using appropriate risk models to assess levels of risk, harm and well-being, including immediate risk
  • Experience working effectively with people who exhibit multiple/complex service needs and/or are chronically disadvantaged
  • Experience engaging and communicating with multiple service providers as appropriate to ensure totality of client needs are met
  • Relevant experience with client data and reporting systems, people management systems and Microsoft suite
  • Tertiary qualification in social work, welfare, community development or related field (minimum Diploma) OR demonstrated high level of sector knowledge and skills attained through previous appointments, service and study/development
  • Hold a current Working with Children Check
  • Satisfactory National Police Check undertaken by TSA

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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