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Bilingual Support Worker - Albury / Griffith / Wagga Wagga


Employer: Australian Red Cross
Work Type/s: Casual
Classification/s: Legal & Human Rights, Multiculturalism & Diversity, Social Work
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Regional NSW

Job posted on: 13 September, 2019.
Applications close: 27 September, 2019.

  • Casual position
  • Based in Albury, Griffith or Wagga Wagga, NSW

Who are we

Australian Red Cross is part of the world’s largest humanitarian organisation. Our aim is to improve the lives of the most vulnerable people in Australia and across our region.

About the role

Casual Bilingual Support workers assist Red Cross clients, volunteers and case managers in the Migration Support programs (Humanitarian Settlement and Community Living Support - for refugees Mental Health) with being orientated to key services and systems of support and navigating daily living activities in the wider community.

You will provide assistance to clients with attending medical and government service appointments, understanding Australian laws and community expectations, managing budgets and food and households.

Additionally, the role will provide assistance to the community agencies and services about communicating cross culturally.

What you will bring:

  • Fluency in one of these identified languages: Bhutanese, Swahili, Assyrian, Aramaic, Hazeragi, Farsi-Persian, Malay, Urdu, Kurmanji, Arabic, Tibetian, Burmese-Myanmarese, Chin/KaChin and Rohyinga, Tamil.
  • Awareness of the refugee and asylum seeker sector service needs of relevant clients.
  • Competence in writing, reading and speaking English at an interpersonal level and in information exchanging situations.
  • Familiarity with either the Albury, Griffith or Wagga Wagga community and its service networks.
  • Ability to manage time effectively and with regard to the needs of others.
  • A current NSW Drivers Licence 

Benefits

Be part of one of the largest humanitarian organisations and know that the work that you do will help improve outcomes for vulnerable people. Red Cross offers generous salary packaging benefits and flexible working arrangements.

Position Description: Download File 511041 PD Bilingual Support Worker.pdf

How to apply for this job

Apply here

For further enquiries, please view the position description attached above or contact Neil Barber on 0427 438 480.