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Bilingual Group Facilitator

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  • Job no: XQ4FN
  • Casual Positions
  • Multiple positions for Arabic (Syrian/Iraqi desirable) and Tamil speakers

Bilingual Group Facilitator 

  • Casual Position
  • Multiple positions for Arabic and Tamil speakers

 

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

Building Stronger Families - Working with Refugee and Migrant Communities to Increase Family Safety is a 3 year partnership project to develop and deliver culturally adapted Men’s Behaviour Change Programs, as well as a range of other programs for the family, to specific refugee and migrant communities in their own language in Western Sydney. In collaboration with cultural leaders/stakeholders and communities, we will co-design and evaluate a culturally safe model focused on strengthening family relationships and improving family safety, whilst building on cultural strengths and taking into account settlement issues.

 

YOUR CONTRIBUTION

Relationships Australia NSW and Settlement Services International are seeking skilled and enthusiastic staff for a joint project funded through the Domestic and Family Violence Innovation Fund (Women NSW). We are seeking Group Facilitators to work specifically within the Building Stronger Families Project. Cultural expertise and bi-lingual skills are a requirement (Arabic or Tamil). 

The work is suitable for professionals experienced in facilitating psycho-educational groups and seminars for men, women and families, particularly CALD families.

Responsibilities of the role include:

  • Provision of group-based programs in language, including working with men and women, and in some instances children and families in groups.
  • Close liaison with the CALD Family Safety Coordinator (SSI) in delivering BSF programs, promotion to/engagement with community, and facilitating referrals into the groups.
  • Creating culturally safe and responsive client service.

 Successful candidates will be required on a casual basis with flexible working arrangements, potentially including after hours and weekends. Hours/days of work will be discussed with the successful candidates. The employer will be Relationships Australia NSW unless candidates are SSI employees already.

ABOUT YOU

Applicants need to have:

  • Experience as a bi-lingual group facilitator/community educator;
  • Skills, experience and understanding in key group work program areas, particularly working with CALD families, and issues of Family Violence;
  •  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including bi-lingual skills fluent in English as well as Arabic (Syrian/Iraqi desirable) or Tamil
  • Able to work collaboratively within a team based workplace;
  • Current Drivers licence or well versed in public transport
  • National Criminal History Check clearance and NSW Working with Children Check Clearance.

Desirable:

  • Relevant Tertiary Qualifications in the human services area and group work training. 

Please respond to the “About You” section in your cover letter.

 


Successful candidates will be required on a casual basis with flexible working arrangements, potentially including after hours and weekends. Hours/days of work will be discussed with the successful candidates. The employer will be Relationships Australia NSW unless candidates are SSI employees already.

Applications close date: Friday 15th March 2019

 

 

  • Published on 05 Mar 2019, 9:45 PM