Registered Migration Australia
A Welfare Worker assists individuals, families and groups with social, emotional or financial difficulties to improve quality of life, by educating and supporting them and working towards change in their social environment. In Australia a Welfare Worker is a Skill Level 1 occupation.
Welfare Worker Alternative Titles
Welfare Worker is on the following skill lists:
This occupation is not on the following skill lists:
The job of a Welfare Worker in Australia is to design and implement strategies and programs to meet community and individual needs and assist individuals, families and groups with social, emotional and financial difficulties to improve quality of life by educating and supporting them and working towards change in their social environment.
Most occupations in the Welfare Worker unit group (Group 2726) have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).
Occupations within the Welfare Worker Group
Note: Whilst a similar occupation may appear in the same Welfare Worker group, if not specifically listed in the STSOL or MLTSSL, the ANZSCO description should be used for reference purposes only.
Where mandatory licensing or registration is required you must demonstrate a level of English either sufficient to meet licensing / registration or a minimum IELTS, or equivalent, whichever is higher.
The average salary for a Welfare Worker in Australia is $ 44,643 for male employees and $ 54,786 for female employees per year. Average Age: Males: 39.2 Females: 43.2 Persons: 42.2
Source: www.abs.gov.au (Group 2726) Welfare recreation and community arts workers - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016
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