3421-19 Family Support Worker
Assists the work of social and welfare workers by providing services and support to families.
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Diploma or higher qualification or at least 3 years relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification. Registration or licensing may be required.
- talks to families to determine their problems
- assesses client needs and plans and evaluates support and counselling requirements
- provides support and information to families regarding welfare and other support services
- may liaise with community groups and assist in the development of support networks for families in need of emotional, financial or social welfare assistance