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About Centrecare

Centrecare is a not-for-profit organisation with just over 375 employees and is committed to delivering quality professional counselling, support, accommodation, mediation and training services; in over 11 locations across the Perth Metro, Goldfields and Bunbury region.

The Role

The Settlement Engagement and Transition Services (SETS) is a Commonwealth funded program assisting newly-arrived refugee and migrant families and individuals to acquire knowledge, skills, strategies and support networks that support integration and successful settlement into Australian communities. Settle In is a partnership between Communicare (Lead), Save the Children and Centrecare, which provides a range of SETS services to individuals and families in the South East and South West metropolitan regions of Perth, and Mandurah.

This position works as part of a team of Case Workers within an integrated service who deliver a range of programs and activities to support individuals to achieve English language proficiency, identify opportunities to further their education, gain employment and assistance to identify and access other services and supports.

This role is full-time and is based in our Gosnells office, however you maybe required to work across the the Perth South East region in an outreach capacity to respond to the diverse needs of the target group.

A Few Specifics

  • Previous experience working in a similar role, preferably within settlement services and/or with Culturally and Linguistically Diverse target group.
  • Understanding of the issues and challenges impacting humanitarian entrants and other vulnerable migrants entering Australia.
  • Ability to develop rapport, be non-judgmental and provide a high level of risk assessment, safety planning, individual and group work, case management to clients in family and domestic violent situations.
  • Accurately maintain all client record keeping, reporting, case notes and other reporting in accordance with Communicare and funding body requirements.
  • Develop and facilitate group work and life skills sessions to individuals, families, and young people in the areas of employment, education and training, family and social support and health and wellbeing.


  • Access to corporate health cover provided for by Bupa and Medibank Private
  • Excellent salary packaging options (up to $15,900)
  • Annual leave loading at 17.5%
  • Extra 5 days leave per year pro rata
  • Discount hotel rates with TFE Hotels
  • Access to professional development training
  • Insurance cover to and from work
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Reduced mortgage interest rates through Catholic Super

How to apply

Click apply for this job and apply directly through seek or go to our online job board to access the application package . Please note successful applicants must meet the selection criteria.

Shortlisting will commence straightaway, Centrecare reserves the right to close the position early if needed.

Should you have any queries please contact Caroline Jusman on (08) 9288 2244 for a confidential discussion.

Centrecare believes that all children are valuable and worthy of respect. It strongly supports the rights of the child and is committed to ensuring the safety, wellbeing and protection of all children who are in contact with or receive its services.