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Complex Caseworker

Australian Red Cross
  • Maximum term until June 2021
  • Part time - 22.8 hours per week
  • Based in Sydney, NSW

About us

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

The Complex Caseworker – Migrants in Transition will provide casework support to migrants in transition through Red Cross Emergency Relief and for people who have been trafficked, subject to labour exploitation or forced into marriage). They will also contribute to the co-design process and adapt and innovate ways of working in order to improve Red Cross’ response to the needs of migrants in transition.

The casework provided by this role will support and identify key client strengths, needs, resources available to meet those needs and the methods to assist the client to achieve meaningful change and self-agency.

What you will bring

  • Proven ability to provide high quality casework support and complex case management
  • Demonstrated understanding of how to holistically assess complex client needs, including conducting risk assessments, and developing effective case plans and safety planning
  • Demonstrated cultural competence and the ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds who have experienced grief, loss, torture, and trauma and who experience ongoing safety risks
  • A sound understanding of the social political issues and needs impacting migrants in transition (including people seeking asylum, trafficked people and people who have been forced into marriage)
  • Skills and experience in a variety of client practice approaches and frameworks
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in interagency collaboration and ability to negotiate, lead collaboration, advocate and network with internal and external stakeholders (who can include statutory and law enforcement agencies)

A current Working with Children Check is mandatory for this role.

Why work with us

Be part of one of the largest humanitarian organisations and know that the work contributes to improving outcomes for vulnerable people.

You can access flexible working arrangements and generous salary packaging options that can increase your take home pay by paying certain expenses using pre-tax dollars up to $15,900 a year.

Further information

For further information about this role, please refer to the position description attached below or contact Seema Verma on 0467 766 610.

Position description: Download File Complex Caseworker PD April 2018.pdf

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