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About SSI

Settlement Services International (SSI) is a leading community-based not-for-profit organisation providing a range of services in the areas of refugee settlement, asylum seeker assistance, housing, multicultural foster care, disability support, employment services and youth support in NSW.

SSI’s vision is to achieve a society that values the diversity of its people and actively provides support to ensure meaningful social and economic participation and to assist individuals and families reach their potential.

We do this by supporting newly arrived migrants and refugees, and other vulnerable Australians to prosper. We build our sector’s capacity and create positive, social outcomes with government, corporations and communities.

The staff at SSI are our most important asset and we are focused on building a sustainable and engaged workforce who will provide meaningful outcomes for the people we support.

Our values epitomise what we stand for, how we work with our clients and how we collaborate with each other. They are crucial to the diverse work place culture we offer and our success as a sustainable business.

SSI Values

1. Social Justice - Equity and access to all
2. Diversity - Respecting diversity and being non-discriminatory
3. Compassion - Caring, empathy and respect for the dignity of others
4. Respect - Co-operation and mutual respect
5. Quality - Dynamic, flexible and responsive service
6. Ethics - Professional practices and accountability
7. Innovation - Commitment to partnerships and excellence

Why work for us?

We are extremely passionate about social justice and diversity, value innovation and are focussed on providing flexible and responsive services to the people we support and stakeholders. We want to work with people who are open to new ways of thinking and prepared to contribute new ideas, flexible and open to feedback, genuinely value building deep relationships and believe in our vision.

Our success is defined by the rich diversity of our people and their alignment to our purpose. If you are passionate about our cause, have similar values and pride yourself on working in a highly collegiate way to execute and get things done, we’d love to hear from you!

We are committed to being an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO) employer and since we work with people from diverse cultural and social backgrounds with varied life experiences, physical abilities and skills we encourage applications from people of  culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, including people from Aboriginal, Torres Strait Island heritage and people with lived experience of disability.

We also strongly believe in protecting the safety and wellbeing of children and vulnerable communities and take child protection very seriously. All employees will undergo a National Police Clearance and a Working with Children Check as a condition of employment.

We are fast growing and growth leads to opportunity. In return for your hard work and commitment, we’ll provide opportunities for you to learn, develop and grow, and to do work that makes a  genuine difference in our community.

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Success stories

Muhammad Sadiq: How I came to call Australia home

Muhammad Sadiq cooking for people seeking asylum at Community Kitchen.I came to Australia as a refugee in 2009, hoping to find a peaceful place to build a home for my family. Increasing persecution of the Hazara community from which my family and I come meant that our native land, Pakistan, was no longer the safe haven it once had been.

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Vision and values

SSI’s vision is to achieve a society that values the diversity of its people and actively provides support to ensure meaningful social and economic participation and to assist individuals and families to reach their potential.

Social Justice

Equity and access to all

Diversity

Respecting diversity and being non-discriminatory

Compassion

Caring, empathy and respect for the dignity of others

Respect

Co-operation and mutual respect

Quality

Dynamic, flexible and responsive service

Ethics

Professional practices and accountability

Innovation

Commitment to partnerships and excellence