Resettlement Case Worker

We have an exciting opportunity for a Resettlement Case Worker/Cultural Advisor to support former refugees in Dunedin.

Resettlement Case Worker (Dunedin)

  • Full time, fixed-term
  • June 2017 - October 2017

This position will work alongside Dunedin social workers, caseworkers, and volunteers to assist former refugee families in their resettlement.

In this role you will:

  • Provide generalist casework services to newly arrived refugee families from diverse ethnic backgrounds.
  • Provide language and cultural support alongside resettlement case workers and social workers as required.
  • Assist with the orientation programme in the community.
  • Make referrals to appropriate agencies and ensure effective linkages are made.
  • Contribute to opportunities for raising public awareness of the refugee experience.
  • Provide a cross cultural perspective to the wider Red Cross team.
  • Advocate for refugee clients in the New Zealand social context.
  • Contribute to the ongoing development of resettlement work in New Zealand Red Cross.

Applicants for this position should have New Zealand residency or a valid New Zealand work visa.

For further information about the role please contact Christelle Burger at New Zealand Red Cross on (03) 477 1527 or

Find out more information and apply for this position.

Applications Close: 07 April 2017