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Bilingual Support Worker - Albury Albury NSW, Australia Req #406 Thursday, 29 February 2024 Casual hours Albury location About Red Cross Australian Red Cross is part of the world's largest humanitarian movement.

We support and empower people and communities in times of vulnerability. We act for humanity. About the role Bilingual Support Workers are integral members of our Humanitarian Settlement Program (HSP) team, bringing cultural knowledge and fluency to support newly arrived humanitarian entrants to settle and orientate to life in Australia.

This is an opportunity for someone who speaks Swahili in one or more of the main dialects including Kinyarwanda and who has lived or acquired cultural understanding of the Congolese communities, their identity and experiences.

About you · Fluency in Swahili in one or more of the main dialects including Kinyarwanda at High School Graduate level · Understanding of the people, cultural and political history of the people of DR Congo, Rwanda... and Burundi and the Swahili linguistic regions of East and Central Africa · Confidence conversing in English to other professionals in private and public settings · Understanding of the needs of humanitarian migrants who have experienced multiple and complex vulnerabilities · Demonstrated competence in using essential business software (Microsoft Office) and mobile technologies · Driver's License and Working with Children are mandatory requirements for this role Benefits that act for you, while you act for humanity Financial wellbeing : In addition to your pay, you can take advantage of salary packaging that could provide you with a great way to reduce the amount of tax you pay.

You can salary package up to $15,900 for living expenses (such as rent, groceries, utility bills); up to $2,650 for holiday accommodation and meals when dining out;

Novated car leases; superannuation Health & Wellbeing : You can tap into specialist advice for nutrition, sleep, resilience and mindfulness.

And access guided meditation and other wellbeing programs. Career development : Access to ongoing learning, training, and development courses Further information This role is covered by the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Award - Level 3.

Hourly rate $36.01 + casual loading + superannuation + access to salary packaging. Job Ref # : 406 Red Cross strives to create a safe and inclusive culture with wellbeing at its centre.

We embrace diversity and welcome Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people with different lived experiences, abilities, gender, ethnicity, age, and sexual orientation.

We are a child safe organisation with zero tolerance of any harm to children. Our vision is to be trusted as the leading humanitarian organisation making a genuine difference in the lives of people and communities.

Thank you for considering a career at Red Cross. We also have great opportunities to volunteer. Click here to find out more.

Other details Job family Migration Support Job function Individual Contributor Pay type Hourly Apply now
Albury NSW Australia


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