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Caseworker - Asylum Seeker Program

Advertiser: Uniting Victoria and Tasmania3.2 out of 53.2 overall rating (41 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
14 Jan 2020
Location
Melbourne, Northern Suburbs
Work Type
Contract/Temp
Classification
Community Services & Development, Indigenous & Multicultural Services

Caseworker - Asylum Seeker Program

 

  • Leading community services organisation
  • Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration
  • Full Time, Parental Leave contract (until February 2021)
  • Brunswick location

 

About the opportunity

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly skilled and passionate professional to join our high performing casework team in Uniting’s Asylum Seeker Programs.

The primary functions for this role includes:

  • To provide effective, high quality, strengths-based and culturally appropriate case management services to people seeking asylum who reside in ASP properties
  • Contribute to and deliver projects that foster community development among ASP clients and people seeking asylum more broadly
  • Stakeholder management, including public speaking when required
  • Outreach will be involved with this role, so a current driver’s license is essential
  • About you

    We are seeking an energetic and experienced caseworker with a proven ability to work with people seeking asylum in Australia. You will have experience in a similar role, knowledge of current trends, resources and information related to people seeking asylum.

    To be successful in this role, you will have well-developed communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to manage complex stakeholder relationships. In addition, you will have demonstrated experience in the provision of community based programs providing support to people from multicultural backgrounds.

    A qualification in Social Work, Social/Community Welfare, Behaviour Sciences is required.

    How to apply

    If this sounds like you, apply today by submitting the below:

    • Cover Letter (1 page outlining your suitability according to the position description)
    • Current Resume (no more than 3 pages)
    • Address the key/core selection criteria as per the position description

    Applications close on Monday 27 January 2020

     

    Get in touch

    T: 03 9326 8343 – Aimee Dare, Team Leader - Asylum Seeker Program

     

    About Uniting
    At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

    Visit us: www.vt.uniting.org

     

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  • Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and well-being of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and Working With Children Check (in Victoria) and/or Working With Vulnerable People Check (in Tasmania) prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking. Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.

     

     

 

  • Leading community services organisation
  • Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration
  • Full Time, Parental Leave contract (until February 2021)
  • Brunswick location

 

About the opportunity

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly skilled and passionate professional to join our high performing casework team in Uniting’s Asylum Seeker Programs.

The primary functions for this role includes:

  • To provide effective, high quality, strengths-based and culturally appropriate case management services to people seeking asylum who reside in ASP properties
  • Contribute to and deliver projects that foster community development among ASP clients and people seeking asylum more broadly
  • Stakeholder management, including public speaking when required
  • Outreach will be involved with this role, so a current driver’s license is essential
  • About you

    We are seeking an energetic and experienced caseworker with a proven ability to work with people seeking asylum in Australia. You will have experience in a similar role, knowledge of current trends, resources and information related to people seeking asylum.

    To be successful in this role, you will have well-developed communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to manage complex stakeholder relationships. In addition, you will have demonstrated experience in the provision of community based programs providing support to people from multicultural backgrounds.

    A qualification in Social Work, Social/Community Welfare, Behaviour Sciences is required.

    How to apply

    If this sounds like you, apply today by submitting the below:

    • Cover Letter (1 page outlining your suitability according to the position description)
    • Current Resume (no more than 3 pages)
    • Address the key/core selection criteria as per the position description

    Applications close on Monday 27 January 2020

     

    Get in touch

    T: 03 9326 8343 – Aimee Dare, Team Leader - Asylum Seeker Program

     

    About Uniting
    At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

    Visit us: www.vt.uniting.org

     

  •  
  • Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and well-being of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and Working With Children Check (in Victoria) and/or Working With Vulnerable People Check (in Tasmania) prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking. Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.

     

     

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