Welfare Worker Australia

Welfare Worker Australia ANZSCO 272613:

  • Are you a Welfare Worker? Are you planning for Australian immigration?
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Welfare Worker Australia ANZSCO 272613:

Description

Assists individuals, families and groups with social, emotional or financial difficulties to improve quality of life, by educating and supporting them and working towards change in their social environment.

Skill Level

1

Alternative Titles

  • Welfare Case Worker

Group: 2726 Welfare, Recreation and Community Arts Workers

Description

design and implement strategies and programs to meet community and individual needs and assist individuals, families and groups with social, emotional and financial difficulties to improve quality of life by educating and supporting them and working towards change in their social environment.

Tasks

  • researching and analysing community issues, needs and problems
  • developing, evaluating and maintaining community resources and programs
  • evaluating data and writing reports such as submissions requesting funding for continuing programs and new projects
  • identifying issues of local need, concerns and aspirations through community consultation
  • organising local sporting, cultural and recreational events and activities such as community functions, hobby classes, community arts projects and sporting competitions
  • providing support while exploring alternatives with clients who experience difficulties such as marital problems, unemployment, illness and drug abuse
  • assessing risks and providing intensive short-term crisis counselling for victims of domestic violence, child abuse, disasters and other crises
  • assisting to establish and administer neighbourhood houses, community groups, employment training programs and other services

Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Occupations in this Group

  • 272611 Community Arts Worker
  • 272612 Recreation Officer (Aus) / Recreation Coordinator (NZ)
  • 272613 Welfare Worker