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Wednesday 02 Oct 2019

Employer: Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand

Location: Morwell

Work type: Casual

Application closing date: 11:59PM 25-Nov-2019

Financial Counsellor - Locum - Good Shepherd ANZ, Morwell

About Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand (GSANZ)

The Good Shepherd network works to create just and equal communities where women and girls can live full, safe lives. We have been committed to our mission for nearly 200 years, working strongly for social change. Wherever we are, we strive to team up with people who share our mission, vision and passion for social justice because the need is still great. Women and girls are at the centre of GSANZ’s work and mission, with areas of expertise including: safety and resilience, educational pathways and financial security.

About the role

This role will provide intensive support and in-depth phone and/or face to face assessment of a person’s financial situation, short term case work, advocacy and the identification of options to address financial concerns. Financial counsellors may undertake a triage process, prioritising and referring clients to other sources of support and assistance as necessary and can provide consultation to other services, and are responsible to maintain timely and accurate file records. The postholder will be expected to maintain effective networks and partnerships.

This role will provide financial counselling support and referral to people who are vulnerable, in debt and/ or struggling to pay their bills and will require some travel across sites.

To apply please review the attached position description and submit a short covering letter outlining your relevant skills and experience along with your CV to Personal data held by Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand relating to employment applications will be used in accordance with our Privacy Statement, which is available on our website.

Please apply as soon as possible, applications are considered as they are received.

We recognise the rich diversity of people across Australia. We are committed to ensuring that our team is reflective of the diverse community we serve and to supporting a culture of equity, inclusion and diversity.

Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand is a Child Safe employer. Employment is subject to satisfactory referee checks, a current employment working with Children Check, National Criminal History check and proof of the right to work in Australia.


Full position description

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For further information

Please direct enquiries to Kimberley Sommerville on 03 9270 9700