Migrant Settlement Worker (BB-C5D5C)
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Description:The RoleThe Migrant Settlement Worker will contribute to the implementation of the signed agreement for services under the Settlement Engagement and Transitions support Program in the Coffs Harbour LGA. The program equips humanitarian entrants and other vulnerable migrants in their first 5 years in Australia with the knowledge and skills to identify, understand and take action to address their settlement needs. There is a focus on social participation, economic well-being, independence, personal well-being and community connectedness.The Migrant Settlement Worker's responsibilities include: undertaking case work which includes identifying individual client needs and goals and based on these be able to provide tailored support, or targeted group sessions that align with the nine priority areas identified in the National Settlement Framework. In addition:One position on offer will focus on: Maintaining strong rapport with key community leaders to take on leadership roles and support relevant ethnic communities to access community resources and facilities to support their capacity to self-organiseProviding training, leadership skills and mentoring to community leadersCommunity consultations with a view to assisting communities to establish groups and/or informal associations Second position on offer will focus on: Matching an individual’s job readiness activities to employer needsEngaging with employers to market the value proposition of employing former refugees, place individuals within the employer’s organisations and support employers in workplace integration post placementAddressing and supporting those wanting to start their own business. This role will report to the Manager, North Coast Settlement Service. here for a copy of the position description where you can view the full list of accountabilities and responsibilities. To be successful in this role, you will need: Relevant tertiary qualification and/or substantial experience in related fieldDemonstrated high level program management skillsExperience working with culturally diverse and/or vulnerable clients,Demonstrated capacity to plan and deliver Community Capacity Building activities.Demonstrated capacity to develop and maintain functional relationships with key stakeholdersDemonstrated ability to manage multiple projects/activities within prescribed budget.Demonstrated high level of oral and written communication skillsCurrent Australian Driver’s License with the willingness to undertake work related travel. Come and join our team!We believe our employees are key to our success and in return we offer: Job satisfaction working as part of a team making a difference to people’s lives in an organisation that cares about people. Generous salary packaging benefits to employees where a portion of take-home pay is tax-free.In addition to excellent learning and development opportunities, as a large purpose driven organisation we provide potential to grow your career across a range of teams and services.Supportive, friendly and values driven team environment and culture. Prior to an offer of employment, preferred candidates will be required to complete the pre-employment checks including reference checks, a Police check, Working with Children check, Health Declaration and/or a medical check, Right to work in Australia check. The Society is committed to being a Child Safe organisation, further information can be found in the Society’s commitment to Safeguarding Children & Young People.
calendar_today3 days ago
location_onCoffs Harbour, Australia
work St Vincent de Paul Society