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About Multicultural Australia   

Multicultural Australia is a leading Queensland multicultural organisation, providing settlement services for migrants, refugees and people seeking asylum. We aim to grow multicultural values across our State and to empower newly arrived Queenslanders from diverse cultural and language backgrounds through advocacy, community development and a range of client services.

About the role:

Multicultural Australia is currently offering an opportunity for a Case Manager to work as part of our Settlement Engagement and Transition Support (SETS) team. The role is full-time, fixed term for 12 months. The role has potential to for extension and is based in Brisbane.

The aim of the Settlement Engagement and Transition Support (SETS) program is to deliver services to eligible clients in becoming self-reliant and participating equitably in Australian Society. Among other duties, the successful candidate will: 

  • Provide information and life skills development to individual clients and their families and assist them to develop meaningful social connections with members of their cultural or religious community, and the wider community, as desired. 
  • Complete comprehensive psychosocial needs assessments with individual clients and families and development of case management plans which focus on addressing individual needs and goals. 
  • Utilise interpreters and supervise and work collaboratively with Bicultural Workers, to provide culturally competent case management.
  • Conduct and record pre and post consultations/surveys with individual clients to promote results based accountability in the SETS program. 
  • Participate in an intake support service, responding to the identified needs and goals of the presenting client and their family, assessing and escalating to a team leader when ongoing case management support is required, and completing the relevant case noting and reporting requirements. 
  • Facilitate group work projects to address recurring community issues and vulnerabilities and increase the settlement life skills of people from migrant and humanitarian backgrounds.

What qualifications and skills do I need?

You will be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and have effective communication and interpersonal skills. As well as having a confident and positive personality, you will possess:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of casework frameworks in a multicultural context. 
  • Able to prioritise and respond to competing demands in an organized and timely manner. 
  • Strong verbal and written English language communication and cross-cultural communication skills and an excellent understanding and knowledge of issues in relation to support of Humanitarian entrants and migrants, as well as of current practice and policy issues. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge and ability in complying with funding requirements and delivering reports of a high standard, including high level written and oral communication skills. 
  • Developed skills in meeting deadlines with competing priorities and well-developed problem solving skills. 
  • Demonstrated stakeholder engagement skills in relation to both intra-organisational relationships (i.e. between program areas) and inter-organisational relationships (i.e. between collaborating organisations and agencies), including the ability to negotiate for outcomes that are beneficial to clients and to organisational development. 

 

Successful candidate will be required to have a valid driver’s licence, police check and apply for a Working with Children Blue Card. It is a condition of employment with Multicultural Australia to fulfil all our current and future COVID-19 vaccination requirements. 

How do I apply?

If your next move aligns with this position, please apply directly using the apply link!! You will redirect to our internal recruitment system to register your interest and submit a covering letter along with your resume. 

Please submit your application no later than COB 07/12/2022. We encouraged you to submit your application as soon as possible as we might interview and appoint suitable candidates ahead of the closing date.

At Multicultural Australia, we pursue a workforce that is as diverse as our community - in race, ethnicity, gender, age, disability, sexuality, neurodiversity, culture and belief - and reflects the communities we work in. We recognise diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our culture and we are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. 

 

We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, people with a disability, and people of diverse genders and/or sexual orientations.

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Acknowledgement of country
We acknowledge the traditional custodians of all the lands on which we meet, work and live and recognise that this land has always been and always will be Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander land.

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Multicultural Australia respects and values Australia’s First Nation peoples’ enormous resilience, courage, determination and often unrecognized contributions to this country’s social and economic development. We walk together in solidarity in the shared pain of the past and with shared hope for the future.