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Bi-cultural Health Worker

Private Company - Harolds Cross, NSW

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Source: uWorkin

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JOB DESCRIPTION

• Casual • Mowbray Who we are 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 Assist newly arrived individuals, groups and communities of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds (especially those from refugee backgrounds), to better understand and independently access the health system. Assist in minimising the risk of harmful traditional health practices and provide training to Service Providers around the needs of new arrivals. This position will focus on working with the Afghan community in Launceston. Prior experience working with the Afghan community would be highly regarded and knowledge of the Dari and Farsi languages are essential and Hazaragi would be advantageous. What you will bring
  • Demonstrated understanding of the issues affecting culturally and linguistically diverse newly arrived communities especially those with a refugee background or from societies where harmful practices such as Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) have occurred
  • Demonstrated ability to assist in the planning and coordination of information or training sessions
  • Good written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to present information in a clear, comprehensive format
  • Connection with, and ability to relate well to people regardless of cultures, attitudes, religious beliefs, socio-economic level and gender
  • Understanding of health issues (including harmful traditional practices such as FGM) that affect new arrivals and their connection to the Tasmanian health system
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team
  • A relevant tertiary qualification in Social Work, Human Services or related fields, and/or demonstrated experience in the provision of casework services in the health or welfare sector
  • Current Drivers licence
  • A Working with Vulnerable People check is a mandatory requirement for this role
The benefits Be part of one of the world’s largest humanitarian organisations and know that our work directly contributes to improving lives for people experiencing vulnerability. Red Cross offers generous salary packaging benefits. Further information For further information about this role, please refer to the position description attached below or contact Julie Groome on 0429 046 454 Position description Position Description - Bi Cultural Health Worker.pdf

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply