About the role
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 fo 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
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.
About the organisation
At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.
Visit us: www.vt.uniting.org
How to apply for this role
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
Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing 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.
Please quote in application: Caseworker – Asylum Seeker Program via Pro Bono Australia.