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Community Coordinator Flagstaff Accommodation service

West Melbourne

Closing Date: 19 Jan 2018 05:00 PM


Name: Paul Atkinson
Email: adultservices@aus.salvationarmy.org
Address: PO Box 506 North Melbourne 3051

Community Coordinator

Flagstaff Accommodation service

Full time permanent position

Flagstaff and The Open Door residential facilities are part of the Adult Services Network of The Salvation Army and operate 24 hours/day, 7 days per week.  The two sites provide 102 beds in total for men experiencing homelessness who have high needs, complexity or vulnerability. 


The role of the Community Coordinator at Flagstaff is to coordinate a team of support workers whose roles are to welcome clients into a community of support characterised by genuine acceptance, compassion and care. The role effectively manages the quality of all community supports, facility and operational systems administered across the facility in partnership with the Community Development Coordinator, Casework Team leaders and Managers.

Hours of work

  • Monday to Friday - 38 hours per week within a span of work hours from 6am to 8pm – to be negotiated
  • Access to a monthly RDO


  • The position will be remunerated at the SCHCADS Award, Social Stream level 6
  • Salary packaging benefits


Social Work, Social Science or other relevant tertiary qualification with substantial relevant experience in homelessness or similar human service sector roles.

Professional development

Adult Services provides and values professional development, quality supervision and best practice within the sector. A strong framework of development such as performance plans and reviews, supervision, team meetings, internal and external training opportunities and a study leave policy are provided.

Further information

For a position description and application form, go to www.salvationarmy.org.au/en/About-us/work-with-us/

To discuss the position, please contact Paul Atkinson, Manager on (03) 9329 6988


Your application must address the job competencies in the position description and include a covering letter, resume and completed application form.


Send applications, including the four documents, to Assistant Operational Support Manager at adultservices@aus.salvationarmy.org or Assistant Operational Support Manager, PO Box 506 North Melbourne, 3051 by COB Friday 19th January 2018.

All positions are subject to a police check and probationary period.

The Salvation Army is an equal opportunity employer.