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 Christelle.Burger@redcross.org.nz.

Find out more information and apply for this position.

Applications Close: 07 April 2017