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Australian Red Cross
  • Job Ref #:523020
  • Part time, 34.2 hours per week
  • Max term until May 2024
  • Provide case management and effective interagency collaboration
  • North Melbourne location (some travel to Dandenong required)

About Red Cross

Australian Red Cross is part of the world’s largest humanitarian movement. We support and empower people and communities in times of vulnerability. We act for humanity.

About the role

Caseworkers in our Migration Support Programs provide casework support to migrants in transition, including people seeking asylum, other temporary visa holders, people who have experienced or at risk of experiencing forced marriage and trafficking. This includes emergency relief, referrals on to relevant services, stakeholder engagement and advocacy for their clients needs in the wider community. They will provide individualised support to clients to identify strengths and needs and work alongside them in setting and attaining identified goals.

They will also contribute to co-design process and adapt and innovate ways of working in order to improve Red Cross’s response to the needs of migrants in transition.

What you will bring

  • Proven ability to provide high quality, specialist casework support and case management
  • Demonstrated understanding of how to holistically assess complex client needs, including conducting risk assessments, and developing effective case plans and safety planning
  • Proven ability to identify service gaps and manage complex cases within a context of competing priorities
  • Well-developed interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Experience in working competently with staff and clients from cultural and linguistically diverse backgrounds with respect and humility
  • A Degree or Diploma in Social Work or Social and Community Services with a minimum of 1 year post-graduate experience; or other relevant qualifications, skills and experience that demonstrate equivalence to this standard
  • Working with Children Check and Driver Licence are required for this role

Benefits that act for you, while you act for humanity

Financial wellbeing: In addition to your salary, you can take advantage of salary packaging that could provide you with a great way to reduce the amount of tax you pay - and get more from your salary. You can salary package up to $15,900 for living expenses (such as rent, groceries, utility bills); up to $2,650 for holiday accommodation and meals when dining out; Novated car leases; superannuation and purchase additional annual leave.

Health & Wellbeing: You can tap into specialist advice for nutrition, sleep, resilience and mindfulness. And access guided meditation and other wellbeing programs.

Work/Life Flexibility: You can access flexible working arrangements, paid ‘Me’ day just for you and a wide range of other paid leave options

Career development: Access to ongoing learning, training, and development courses

Further information

This role is covered by the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Award - Level 4. Salary from $82,063.28 FTE + superannuation + access to salary packaging.

To find out more about this opportunity please refer to the position description below.

For additional enquiries, please contact Rachel Hashemi on 0404 965 467 for a confidential discussion.

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Red Cross strives to create a safe and inclusive culture with wellbeing at its centre. We embrace diversity and welcome Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people with different lived experiences, abilities, gender, ethnicity, age, and sexual orientation. We are a child safe organisation with zero tolerance of any harm to children. Our vision is to be trusted as the leading humanitarian organisation making a genuine difference in the lives of people and communities.

Thank you for considering a career at Red Cross. We also have great opportunities to volunteer. Click here to find out more.

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