Bicultural Worker

Relationships Australia Queensland (RAQ) is a leading provider of relationships and family support services for communities across QLD. We have secured a grant to provide weekly Men’s Behavioural Change Groups each week until 17 April 2023.About the RoleMultiple positionsLocated at our Upper Mount Gravatt venueSpeaking Somali or Kirundi languages4 hours per weekFixed term role until 17 April 2023Hourly rate between $30.61 to $33.40The purpose of this position is to support the delivery of group programs for people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. The Bicultural Worker facilitates effective communication between practitioners and Somali and Burundi community groups to effectively deliver plans that promote healthy and respectful relationships.The key responsibilities of this position include:Build a positive rapport with the group and assist where translation is requiredProvide translation and in-language supportSupport practitioners to plan, establish, facilitate, and evaluate client groupsAdvocate for the best interests of the client, their families and support networksPlease note that the position holder will be required to work in Monday afternoon or evening shift approximately (3:00pm - 8:00pm) with some flexibility needed to meet business requirements.About YouTo be successful in this position, you will be able to demonstrate fluent written and verbal communication in either Somali or Kirundi and English languages.Demonstrate experience to work collaboratively within the community and with diverse groups across communities and understanding of community networksAbility to translate concepts that promote group participationAble to work with a range of people including refugee communities, peers and external stakeholdersRelevant tertiary qualifications in a community development or related health and human services discipline is desirableHow to ApplyTo apply, send us your resume and a cover letter outlining your demonstrated experience. Click apply now.We will be reviewing applications as they’re received, so we encourage you to submit your application before closer to advertisement.Applications close at 4 pm on 2 December 2022HR -PD - Bicultural Worker 30.61 AUD Upper Mount Gravatt 4122

Bicultural Worker

Relationships Australia Queensland (RAQ) is a leading provider of relationships and family support services for communities across QLD. We have secured a grant to provide weekly Men’s Behavioural Change Groups each week until 17 April 2023.

About the Role

  • Multiple positions
  • Located at our Upper Mount Gravatt venue
  • Speaking Somali or Kirundi languages
  • 4 hours per week
  • Fixed term role until 17 April 2023
  • Hourly rate between $30.61 to $33.40

The purpose of this position is to support the delivery of group programs for people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. The Bicultural Worker facilitates effective communication between practitioners and Somali and Burundi community groups to effectively deliver plans that promote healthy and respectful relationships.

The key responsibilities of this position include:

  • Build a positive rapport with the group and assist where translation is required
  • Provide translation and in-language support
  • Support practitioners to plan, establish, facilitate, and evaluate client groups
  • Advocate for the best interests of the client, their families and support networks

Please note that the position holder will be required to work in Monday afternoon or evening shift approximately (3:00pm - 8:00pm) with some flexibility needed to meet business requirements.

About You

To be successful in this position, you will be able to demonstrate fluent written and verbal communication in either Somali or Kirundi and English languages.

  • Demonstrate experience to work collaboratively within the community and with diverse groups across communities and understanding of community networks
  • Ability to translate concepts that promote group participation
  • Able to work with a range of people including refugee communities, peers and external stakeholders
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in a community development or related health and human services discipline is desirable

How to Apply

To apply, send us your resume and a cover letter outlining your demonstrated experience. Click apply now.

We will be reviewing applications as they’re received, so we encourage you to submit your application before closer to advertisement.

Applications close at 4 pm on 2 December 2022