Registered Migration Agent

Registered Migration Agent

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:

This role is responsible for handling enquiries, assessing eligibility and lodging visa application for individuals and families seeking settlement in Australia. The role also requires assessment and lodgement of Australia Citizenship applications.

About You:

  • Manage a range of migration enquiries either in person, via email or over the phone;
  • Conduct case interviews to collect critical information for visa applications, and prepare client Statement of Claims;
  • Analyse client information and related documents to determine eligibility for Australian visas and citizenship;
  • Prepare visa applications and supporting documents and manage files accordingly and compliantly;
  • Conduct legal research with reference to the Migration Act, legislative provisions, regulations, policy and case law, and relevant country information to support client’s application;
  • Monitor pending applications, and liaise with DoHA and clients to provide updates, monitor requests;
  • Prepare responses for DoHA in relation to requests for further information, and eg: Natural Justice letters, and PIC4020;
  • Prepare applications for AAT appeals and represent clients at the AAT;
  • Comply with the code of conduct by the Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority (OMARA);
  • Current registration with OMARA;
  • 3 + years working as a Registered Migration Agent;
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills; including bilingual capabilities (both written and verbal) in Arabic, Syriac, and/or Dari.

Applications close on Friday, 24th June 2022.

 

 

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. To apply, send your application to careers@cultura.org.au with ‘Registered Migration Agent’ 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.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted to arrange an interview.

For more information or if you have any questions, 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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