migrant social worker




Migrant social workers provide advice to migrants in order to guide them through the necessary steps of integration, namely living and working in a foreign country. They explain eligibility criteria, rights, and duties. They help migrants in the development and maintenance of their information as clients for further referral to day care, social services and employment programs. Migrant support  workers collaborate with employers and inform them of the available migrant services, advocating for migrant clients.

Alternative label

  • cultural mediator social worker

  • migrant advice and support worker

  • asylum support worker

  • migrant advice worker

  • immigration social worker

  • asylum advice worker

  • social worker

  • refugee social worker

  • immigration support worker

  • immigrant advice worker

  • migrant re-settlement worker

Regulatory aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: http://ec.europa.eu/growth/single-market/services/free-movement-professionals/qualifications-recognition_en


Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences



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