CALD Settlement Support Worker – Ukrainian Speaking

CALD Settlement Support Worker – Ukrainian Speaking

Cultura is the new organisation resulting from the merger of Geelong Ethnic Communities Council (trading as Diversitat) and Multicultural Aged Care Services Geelong (MACS).

Our Purpose: Provide innovative services to support, care for and celebrate culturally diverse individuals through their life journey

Our Vision: Empowering diverse individuals and communities to reach their full potential

Our Values: Inclusion Integrity Sustainability Kindness

MACS and Diversitat have been serving the Geelong community for more than 40 years with a focus on our multicultural communities. As the new entity, Cultura operates across various sites delivering a range of services including residential aged care, home care and aged support services, settlement, training and education, financial counselling and disability support. We also operate a range of social enterprises including The Pulse community radio and various community events including the popular Pako Festa.

The Role:

The CALD Settlement Support Worker will ensure that resettled refugees move seamlessly into their new homes, they are linked with local service providers and that they have a point of contact should issues arise.

This position will be contracted for 1 day per week, with a contract expiry of 31 January 2023, with the potential to be extended.

About You:

  • Ability to speak Ukrainian;
  • Providing immediate support to recently arrived refugees settled in the local community;
  • Ensure that refugees are linked to essential registration service providers in the immediate period post arrival, eg: Services Australia (Centrelink), Medicare, ATO;
  • Support to secure accommodation, and provide information with regard to the running of their new home. Monitor progress with regards to bill paying, and household maintenance;
  • Link refugees to the HSP orientation program to ensure that they are aware of their rights and entitlements and are in receipt of their entitlements;
  • Identify community (Ukrainian) supporters/organizations/groups available locally and making the necessary introductions and linkages;
  • Referral to other mainstream services, and support them in their efforts to identify and provide services such as schooling, childcare, health;
  • Making appropriate provision for persons with special needs, including working with mainstream service providers with regard to accessing appropriate services;
  • Assist with linkages to local sporting and other recreational activities;
  • Assist with orientation and transportation of clients as directed.

Applications close on Friday, 24th June 2022.

Applications should include a cover letter that outlines why you believe you would be great for the position and a current resume. To apply, send your application to careers@cultura.org.au with ‘CALD Settlement Support Worker – Ukrainian Speaking’ as the subject line.

Employment is subject to the satisfactory completion of a Police Record Check, NDIS Worker Screening Check, Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check, Work Rights Check, Medical Check and providing evidence of sufficient COVID 19 vaccinations. Cultura will pay for the costs associated with Police Record Check, NDIS Worker Screening Check, Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check and Medical Check.

We welcome applications from all diverse backgrounds including individuals that identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTIQ+, and individuals with disabilities or culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

For more information or if you have any questions, please contact Taniya Wader on 0447 889 453 or taniya.wader@diversitat.org.au.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted to arrange an interview.

 

Requirements:
Working with Children Check
National Police Check
NDIS Worker Screening Check

Applications should include a cover letter that outlines why you believe you would be great for the position and a current resume.

We welcome applications from all diverse backgrounds including individuals that identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTIQ+, and individuals with disabilities or culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

To apply, send your application to careers@cultura.org.au with ‘CALD Settlement Support Worker – Ukrainian Speaking’ as the subject line.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted to arrange an interview.

To apply, send your application to careers@cultura.org.au with ‘CALD Settlement Support Worker – Ukrainian Speaking’ as the subject line.

For more information, please contact Taniya Wader on 0447 889 453 or taniya.wader@diversitat.org.au

Applications Close:
June 24, 2022

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Multicultural Community Services Geelong Inc. trading as Cultura

Cultura acknowledges Aboriginal traditional owners of country throughout Victoria and pays respect to their cultures and elders past, present and emerging.

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