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Volunteer Street Team Member New Town, TAS

The Salvation Army Australia
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Personal Qualities/Attributes Required for Role

• Demonstrates self-awareness: Presents a demeanour that is appropriate to work setting and role
• Manages personal stress - Keeps control of own emotions and remains calm in the face of challenging situations. Displays an optimistic approach to volunteer role • Adopts a service-orientated attitude to all - Develops a positive relationship with people based on empathy, respect, generosity and fairness. • Demonstrates a commitment to social justice principles working with disadvantaged people in the community • Cooperates for joint outcomes - Engages and contributes to team activities • Improves WHS & Addresses risks to safe work practices - Escalates issues when these are identified

KEY REQUIREMENTS OF THE ROLE: Identify, respond and support vulnerable individuals Work collaboratively within a team to achieve best response outcomes for people requiring assistance

. Assist the ST Coordinator and/or Volunteer ST Leader, and volunteers to call emergency services whenrequired.

Provide basic First Aid support, as appropriate and within recognised skillset Accurately record any incidents as directed by Street Teams Coordinator and/or Volunteer ST Leader Work in partnership with all Stakeholders, including Police and emergency services, to assist vulnerable people who have been referred for assistance Contact families and friends, and/or other support networks as required Facilitate safe transport home Supports the Street Teams Coordinator Answer phones calls professionally from Police referrals, Street Teams Coordinator and/or Volunteer ST Leader

Qualifications and experience requirements for the Role: ·Experience in a relevant field highly regarded, ·First Aid certificate highly regarded .Mental Health First Aid

Mandatory Requirements:

.National Police Check

.Working with Vulnerable People Card TAS

.Vaccination Certficate or medical exemption