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423413 - Refuge Worker

Description

Provides services and support to people seeking assistance in a refuge.

Skill Level

3

Skills Assessment Authority

Caveats

No caveats apply to this occupation.

Group: 4234 Special Care Workers

Description

provide care and supervision for children and young people in residential and institutional facilities, and provide care and support to people in refuges.

Tasks

    • planning and implementing programs of supervision and care for children and young people in residential care
    • supervising and arranging activities to enhance the physical, social, emotional and intellectual development of children and young people in residential care
    • waking children and young people and ensuring they are washed, dressed, fed and ready for educational and recreational activities
    • supervising children and young people during domestic activities such as eating meals and showering
    • maintaining discipline, enforcing regulations and behaviour standards, compiling disciplinary reports and assisting in implementing remedial measures
    • organising refuge accommodation
    • providing emotional support to residents of refuges
    • referring residents of refuges for health and welfare assistance
    • ensuring security of refuge

Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia:

AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3); or

In New Zealand:

NZQF Level 4 qualification, or at least three years of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 3); or

In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job-training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

The occupation Hostel Parent in this unit group has a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia:

AQF Certificate II or III, or at least one year of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

In New Zealand:

NZQF Level 2 or 3 qualification, or at least one year of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job-training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Registration or licensing may be required.

Occupations in this Group

    • 423411 Child or Youth Residential Care Assistant
    • 423412 Hostel Parent
    • 423413 Refuge Worker

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