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Company New Zealand Red Cross
Location Invercargill, Southland
Listed Wed 11 Oct, 3:28 pm
Type Full time, Permanent
Reference 3800267
Refugee Resettlement Invercargill

Permanent, Full Time

As part of the largest humanitarian aid organisation in the world, New Zealand Red Cross plays a vital role in providing assistance to vulnerable people in New Zealand and overseas. New Zealand Red Cross is an organisation with 10,000 volunteers and 400 staff.

We have an exciting opportunity for an Employment Advisor in our Pathways to Employment programme working with former refugees in Invercargill. The purpose of the role is to provide leadership and management of the Pathways to Employment programme and provide career assessment and advice to individual clients from refugee and vulnerable migrant backgrounds.

We encourage you to apply for this role if you are able to demonstrate:

  • Ability to motivate, lead and support a team
  • The ability to guide career planning
  • Awareness of NZ employers' priorities and familiarity with employment sectors in the region
  • Confidence in assessing work readiness and preparing individuals for job search activities
  • Competence in intercultural communication and experience working with people from diverse backgrounds. Understanding of the refugee journey and common issues faced during the resettlement process
  • A commitment to the Fundamental principles of the International Red Cross Movement

Qualifications required:

  • Tertiary education in relevant field (required)
  • Membership of a professional organisation in a relevant field, such as CDANZ (desirable)
  • A language teaching/applied linguistics qualification (desirable)

If you wish to discuss this opportunity or for further information, please contact Sue Price at New Zealand Red Cross on 027 512 1781.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.