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A family support worker assists the work of Social Workers and Welfare Workers by providing services and support to families. In Australia a family support worker is a Skill Level 2 occupation.
Family Support Worker Occupation Lists
This occupation is on the following skill list:
This occupation is not on the following skills list:
The job of a family support worker is to provide support, information and advice to clients on emotional, financial, recreational, health, housing and other social welfare matters, and evaluate and coordinate the services of welfare and community service agencies.
Most occupations in the family support worker unit group (Group 4117) have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)
In New Zealand:
NZ Register Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)
At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
Occupations within the Family Support Worker Group
Note: Whilst a similar occupation may appear in the same family and marriage counsellor 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.
Information regarding the International English Testing System (IELTS)
The average salary for a Family Support Worker in Australia is $ 56,498 for male employees and $ 49,026 for female employees per year. Average Age: Males: 41.5 Females: 43.3 Persons: 42.8
Source: www.abs.gov.au (Group 4117) Welfare support workers - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016
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