Community Migrant Settlement Advocate – Goldfields Community Legal Centre

Job Advertisement: Community Migrant Settlement Advocate
Goldfields Community Legal Centre – Kalgoorlie

Our objective is to provide high quality services, settlement information, support and advocacy to new migrants to the Goldfields region.

The Settlement Service activity requirements include assisting humanitarian entrants and eligible migrants to become self-sufficient and participate in Australian society as soon as possible.

Selection criteria

Case management skills to assess, inform, advice, support and refer clients
Sound written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrated skills in working with, and knowledge of, Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel and Outlook and other data base entry systems
Ability to interact sensitively and effectively with a broad range of individuals including CALD client, community groups, Government and Non-Government agencies
An understanding of the needs of migrants, especially those from non-English speaking backgrounds
Strong time-management skills
Ability to work with minimal supervision and work cooperatively within a team
Demonstrated ability to be proactive and show initiative in routine and non-routine projects
A strong commitment to social justice and access to justice issues
Current Western Australian driving license

Certificate in Human Services or equivalent skills and experience
Knowledge of local community resources
Experience in working with a community based organisation

How to apply
A cover letter, resume including two referees and response to selection criteria outlining your experience against each of the selection criteria. Please contact admin on 08 9021 1888 or email: for the job related enquiries or selection criteria.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria will not be considered.

Closing date: Monday 4 December 2017, 4:00pm

GCLC adheres to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and workplace health and safety.

Thank you for your interest in working with the Goldfields Community Migrant Settlement Service.