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Monday 09 Dec 2019

Employer: Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand

Location: Bayside Peninsula - flexible location

Work type: Part-time (0.9 FTE)

Application closing date: 5:00PM 24-Jan-2020

Financial Counsellor Senior Practitioner - PT - Good Shepherd, Bayside Peninsula

About Good Shepherd

Around the world the Good Shepherd network is working 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. All of our services are informed by the latest evidence and research and adopt a best practice approach. We are committed to continuous improvement, innovation and delivering measurable outcomes.

Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand [GSANZ] is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to staff wellbeing. We offer a supportive work environment, ongoing professional development for staff and a competitive remuneration package. We encourage flexible working arrangements and provide access to salary packaging.

About the role

The Financial Counsellor Senior Practitioner role is first level of team leadership. The role is responsible for providing organisational supervision, line management and support to financial counsellors with less than 6 years financial counselling experience; undertaking financial counselling case work (telephone and face-to-face) and providing specialist family violence counselling.

The role will also contribute to the development of Good Shepherd financial security services including Firmer Foundations, Financial Counselling and capability work, and to broader GSANZ objectives.

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Diploma of Financial Counselling
  • Minimum 6 years Financial Counselling experience
  • FCRC Supervision training
  • Current registration with FCRC
  • Willingness to work from multiple locations
  • Demonstrated understanding of the community sector
  • Strong ethos of team collaboration
  • Behaviour consistent with GSANZ mission, policies and values
  • Willing to undertake additional training as required
  • A satisfactory Police Check
  • A current Working with Children’s Check (WWCC)
  • A current Driver’s License

To find out more about the role and the work of Good Shepherd please explore our website:

How to apply

To apply please review the below 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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