Position Vacant: Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania Humanitarian Settlement Program Case Manager (Launceston)


3 February 2020 9:00 am Australia/Hobart

    The Humanitarian Settlement Program (HSP) aims to build the skills and knowledge of refugees and humanitarian entrants for social and economic participation within Australia. The HSP has an outcomes-based delivery framework, with a renewed focus on improving English language, education and employment outcomes for humanitarian entrants.

    Our clients arrive in Tasmania through the HSP and your role will enable the steps to building the skills and knowledge needed to become self-reliant and active members of our community.

    HSP Case Managers have overall responsibility for each HSP client’s journey, including responsibility for managing complex cases. As a Case Manager you will work with a team of workers and volunteers to maximise the support available to our clients.

    MRC Tas offers a unique and interesting work environment where you will be supported to succeed. We welcome diversity and offer benefits such as additional leave days and a focus on health and wellbeing and skills development.

    If you want the satisfaction of supporting individuals and families to succeed in their settlement journey, this role is for you!

    Find out more and apply.

    What you will bring

    • A Bachelor of Social Work or Psychology (or equivalent) is essential.
    • Demonstrated quality case work and case management skills, preferably in a cross cultural setting.
    • Ability to communicate effectively, including the ability to work respectfully with clients.
    • Ability to manage multifaceted and sensitive issues with absolute discretion in a highly complex environment.
    • Ability to effectively liaise and negotiate services with relevant agencies.
    • Current Australian drivers licence.

    What we offer

    • Salary Packaging.
    • Access to Employee Assistance Program.
    • Health and Wellbeing days of paid leave.

    How to apply

    Read the Position Description and email your CV and a statement addressing the selection criteria to employment@mrctas.org.au.

    Employment is subject to a satisfactory National Police Check and Working with Vulnerable People registration which we can organise for successful applicants.

    For more information about this role, please contact Andrew Mitchell, HSP Services Coordinator, on 0418 994 898.

    For general employment or application queries, please email employment@mrctas.org.au.

    Applications close 9am, Monday 3 February 2020.