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Welfare Officer - Millmerran, Qld

AGRILABOUR - Millmerran, QLD

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Agri Labour Australia is looking for a motivated Welfare Worker to provide practical and social support to a group of Pacific Island workers in Millmerran, QLD. The aim of the role to ensure that the Pacific Islander workers adjust safely and happily into life in Australia.

Duties will include providing opportunities for religious observance and assisting workers to access health and other services in the local community. The Welfare Officer will be the point of contact for the Pacific Workers to seek advice on a range of everyday issues such as vehicle registration and mobile phone plans. You will be expected to provide a 24-hour contact number for emergencies; however, you will not be expected to provide counselling support for serious issues. This type of counselling will be provided separately under Agri labour Australia's Employee Assistance Program. Duties will include monitoring of worker welfare and recording worker welfare status, incidents and remittances using a mobile phone-based app. While the role is for one person, Agri Labour Australia will consider applications from a well-suited husband and wife team.

Your Skills & Experience

The ideal candidate will possess strong cross-cultural skills and can communicate effectively with Pacific Islanders. The role also requires someone who can:

  • Use Microsoft Office and smartphone apps;
  • Understands privacy and confidentiality issues in welfare;
  • Be available in emergencies at odd hours;
  • Has knowledge of health facilities in Millmerran
  • Has connections in Millmerran church, recreation and other community organisations;
  • Is a practical problem solver
  • Can work unsupervised and show initiative.
  • Enjoys working with other cultures;

Choose Agri Labour Australia

Agri Labour Australia is an award-winning Australian company with clients in every State and Territory. Proudly representing major agribusiness, large primary producers, rural operators and local farmers - we are more than a recruitment agency. Founded on our firsthand knowledge of the land and dedicated to the ongoing success of our client's businesses and our candidate's careers, you can rely on us for expertise, advice and support.

If you believe you're a great fit for the role, click 'Apply Now'

Apply before Monday 21 June 2021 with your CV and Cover Letter outlining the reasons why you think you would be suited to this role.