Refuge Worker – ANZSCO 423413

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Provides services and support to people seeking assistance in a refuge.

Skill Level


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No caveats apply to this occupation.

Group: 4234 Special Care Workers


provide care and supervision for children and young people in residential and institutional facilities, and provide care and support to people in refuges.


  • planning and implementing programs of supervision and care for children and young people in residential care
  • supervising and arranging activities to enhance the physical, social, emotional and intellectual development of children and young people in residential care
  • waking children and young people and ensuring they are washed, dressed, fed and ready for educational and recreational activities
  • supervising children and young people during domestic activities such as eating meals and showering
  • maintaining discipline, enforcing regulations and behaviour standards, compiling disciplinary reports and assisting in implementing remedial measures
  • organising refuge accommodation
  • providing emotional support to residents of refuges
  • referring residents of refuges for health and welfare assistance
  • ensuring security of refuge

Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

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