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Case Worker Humanitarian Settlement Program (HSP) Resilient Communities

  • Exciting Opportunity to assist newly arrived people to settle into the local community
  • Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration
  • 6 months Contract role until 30/12/18, 0.6EFT (3 days per week) role
  • Based in Wodonga

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

We are proud to have been part of local communities for over 100 years delivering services across Victoria and Tasmania. With a team of 7,000 skilled and committed individuals we provide over 770 programs and services to people of all ages to learn, thrive and enjoy a healthy, happy life. We’re there for children, families, people with disability, older people and those experiencing homelessness, mental illness or drug and alcohol addiction.

Uniting is looking for great people who, like us, celebrate diversity and welcome everyone regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.

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About the opportunity

The Case Worker HSP works collaboratively with the Humanitarian Settlement Program team, clients and relevant stakeholders to provide holistic, strengths-based case management, information and referral services. The Case Worker HSP coordinates the implementation of the case management plan and plays a vital role in ensuring that clients have access to all required services to achieve suitable settlement outcomes.

About you

We would love to hear from you if you have a

  • Diploma in Community Services (Case Management) or related field  OR Degree in Applied Sciences (Community Services) or related field
  • 2 years’ experience in case management with the human service sector in Australia.

You will also have experience in

  • providing effective case management to clients from CALD background in the areas of settlement, community detention, asylum seeker programs, community health or related area in the context of new and emerging refugee communities with a demonstrated ability to apply the Strengths Based Model in practice with clients.
  • A sound understanding of current Commonwealth and State policies related to immigration, settlement, asylum seekers, income support and other relevant social policies and demonstrated ability to respond flexibly to changing policy and program needs is crucial.
  • Experience in working autonomously as well as collaboratively within multi-disciplinary teams to achieve/exceed key performance goals is also essential.

Frequent travel between Shepparton and Wodonga is a core component of this role, so the ability to travel is essential

How to apply

If this sounds like you, find out more about this role or apply today. When applying, please include a cover letter, of no more than one page outlining your suitability and attach a current resume of no more than 3 pages. You will also need to send in your response to the Key Selection Criteria document that is attached. Please send your application to: Ros Lowe  [email protected]

Applications close on: Tuesday 17th July 2018 at 12pm

Get in touch

E: [email protected]

T: (03) 5831 6157 to speak with Sara Noori, Programs Manager

Employment is subject to satisfactory criminal history and Victorian Working with Children Checks prior to commencement. Uniting is proud to be an inclusive employer and committed to keeping children safe.

Job contact

Name: Ros Lowe

Phone: 03 9412 5700