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Reference Number 12518
Position Title Financial Counsellor - Blue Mountains
Employment Type Maximum Term Part Time
Organisation Social Services
Location Moneycare Blue Mountains
Award/Enterprise Agreement Soc Cmmty Hm & Dis Srvcs
Position Summary

Financial Counsellor - Blue Mountains

  • Two day position (15 hours per week), to 28 September 2018 (extensions dependent on funding)
  • Position Based in Blue Mountains
  • Generous salary packaging offered
  • Help make a difference in the community

The Salvation Army is one of this country’s most loved organisations. The Salvation Army’s ‘Christianity with its sleeves rolled up’ ethos has endeared it to the Australian public. Every year The Salvation Army provides assistance to over a million Australians, offering a wide range of practical and spiritual support to assist people to live their lives to their full potential. 

The Opportunity:

Moneycare is currently looking for an experienced Financial Counsellor for the Blue Mountains region. The successful candidate will provide financial counselling, client casework and advocacy, and conduct community education in order to ease the suffering or hardship of people in financial difficulty or crisis.


The Essentials:

  • An appreciation of and the ability and willingness to promote and support the values and ethos of The Salvation Army.
  • Accreditation as a Financial Counsellor or be willing to attain accreditation as soon as possible.
  • Diploma of Community Services (Financial Counselling) or be willing to undertake study from outset.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with different cultures and backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated money management and negotiation skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with people suffering difficulties and crisis.
  • 12+ months experience in a relevant field.
  • Demonstrated high level interpersonal, active listening and analytical skills.
  • Proficiency working within a Windows Office environment.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under conflicting time pressures.
  • Compassionate, non-judgmental and able to summon the confidence and faith of clients.
  • Willingness to travel on occasion for training and development.
  • Flexibility with hours at times to meet the operational requirements of the role.
  • A clear and valid NSW Working with Children's Check

This is a great opportunity to make a real difference on the frontline. If you have any enquires about this role, please contact Rovind Kant or Masa McCullum on 02 9633 5011 or  rovind.kant@aue.salvationarmy.org  / masa.mccullum@aue.salvationarmy.org 

The successful candidate will have to undergo a Criminal History check


Applications close: 1 June 2018

 

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Closing Date 01/06/2018
Position Description
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Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.