Category: Health Care
Position: Social Worker
Salary: On application
Overview Eigigu Solutions Corporation (ESC) Integrated Services supports the health and well-being of refugees and asylum seekers (clients) on Nauru, by focusing on psycho-social strength-based, trauma informed, culturally sensitive practices. By providing a platform to become independent members of the Nauruan community, ESC Integrated Services encourages clients to keep in the best health possible, while awaiting their resettlement journey. Our Integrated Services team ensures that clients have access to social workers and social work assistants who support their journey to wellness and self-agency. Position Purpose Social Work operate in a case management capacity to support clients with a support needs in an empathetic, strengths-based and trauma informed way. This role provides psycho-social assessment and support to clients who present with complex needs. The Social Worker assists Clients who present with complex needs, creating focused support plans to assist them in identifying goals that lead to self-sufficiency and wellness. assists clients to self-identify goals and links them to community services, developing and implementing long-term support plans.
Duties Include: • Address the psychosocial needs of clients while developing self-agency, and minimising dependency. • Develop and maintain positive relationships with key stakeholders to enhance the effectiveness of the services delivery model, promote understanding of services, and raise awareness of issues affecting refugee communities. • Work within all relevant policies and procedures.
Skills • Sound understanding of strengths-based, trauma informed and solutions-focused practice approaches • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to build respectful and productive relationships with a range of stakeholders • Understanding of working within confidentiality and privacy guidelines • Understanding of the refugee and asylum seeker experience.
Corporate Requirements The adherence to ESC core values is mandatory for all ESC employees and includes: • Respect: Considered, tactful and diplomatic in all dealings; • Resilient: Understanding, measured, confident of achieving positive outcomes; • Flexible: Open to change and consider the views of others; • Accountable: Reliable and deliver on our promises; • Integrity: Acting honestly and with integrity; • Collaborative: Actively listen, seek and value the contributions of others; • Safe: Putting the health and safety of ourselves and our team first; and • Valuing Diversity: Treating others with respect. Recognizes differences between people and acknowledging that these differences are a valued asset.
Education and Experience Mandatory • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work; or related disciple. • Experience working with clients with high needs or heightened vulnerability.
Desirable • Demonstrated experience working as a social worker with clients from an asylum seeker, refugee or forced migrant background. • Training in child protection assessment and investigation, child development or complex mental health. • Previous international humanitarian development work.
ESC is an equal opportunity employer and offers competitive remuneration packages to successful candidates. The positions are Full-Time contracted for a period of 12-months with possible extension. These roles are based in Nauru so applicants must be eligible to travel, hold a current Passport and be able to work in Nauru. ESC will cover costs associated with accommodation, flights and visa processing. Applications will close on Monday 30th March 2020.
Listing Date: March 12, 2020