Occupation Profile – Family Support Worker – (ANZSCO 411713) – Skilled / Employer-Sponsored Migration

Occupation TitleFAMILY SUPPORT WORKER
ANZSCO Code411713
Occupations in this Group411711 Community Worker
411712 Disabilities Services Officer
411713 Family Support Worker
411714 Parole or Probation Officer
411715 Residential Care Officer
411716 Youth Worker
DescriptionAssists the work of Social Workers and Welfare Workers by providing services and support to families.
Skill Level2
SpecialisationNone
Occupation ListShort-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL)
Combined list of eligible skilled occupations for subclasses 457 and 186
Tasks-assessing clients’ needs and planning, developing and implementing educational, training and support programs
-interviewing clients and assessing the nature and extent of difficulties
-monitoring and reporting on the progress of clients
-referring clients to agencies that can provide additional help
-assessing community need and resources for health, welfare, housing, employment, training and other facilities and services
-liaising with community groups, welfare agencies, government bodies and private businesses about community issues and promoting awareness of community resources and services
-supporting families and providing education and care for children and disabled persons in adult service units, group housing and government institutions
-supervising offenders on probation and parole
-assisting young people to solve social, emotional and financial problems
-preparing submissions for funding and resources, and reports to government bodies and other agencies
Skills Assessment AuthorityVETASSESS
Related Occupations411711 Community Worker
411712 Disabilities Services Officer
411714 Parole or Probation Officer
411715 Residential Care Officer
411716 Youth Worker
State Sponsorship OptionsSkilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) Sponsorship
Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489) Sponsorship
English RequirementsCompetent English (e.g. IELTS: at least 6 in each skill)