Financial Counsellor

Anglicare Victoria
Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
Competitive Salary
Apr 21, 2021
May 05, 2021
Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Specialist Bushfire Recovery Financial Counselling Program
  • Not For Profit Salary Sacrifice Benefits
  • East Gippsland based working from a range of locations in bushfire affected communities

  • About Us

    At Anglicare Victoria our focus is on transforming the futures of children and young people, families and adults. Our work is based on three guiding pillars, Prevent, Protect, Empower. As well as a comprehensive suite of services across the Victoria, Anglicare Victoria are also recognised as one of the leading providers of Financial Counselling services in the state. Our passion, commitment to innovation and diversity as well as our dedication to our people and purpose, make Anglicare Victoria a great place to work.

    The Position

    We are currently seeking Financial Counsellors to join our team who assist those affected by the catastrophic bushfires in the East Gippsland region as part of a specialist Bushfire Recovery Financial Counselling Program.

    The program focuses on:
  • Providing free, confidential and accessible information, casework, advocacy and consultation services to individuals and families affected by the bushfires.
  • Providing community education programs, raising awareness of financial issues for individuals and communities affected by the bushfires
  • Providing an outreach service out of community hubs, established by the government in some of East Gippsland's worst affected communities.

  • Position Requirements

    To be eligible for this position you must hold or be studying a Diploma of Community Services - Financial Counselling and be eligible for membership to Financial Counselling Victoria.

    We are also looking for people with:
  • Sound communication skills and experience working with those impacted by significant trauma/disaster
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation and information around financial issues, including sensitivity to issues of confidentiality, gender, cultural background, disability, age and sexuality
  • The flexibility and adaptability to manage outreach services that may often involve overnight stays and temporary relocation to support affected communities.

  • Employment Benefits

    The positions is paid at SCHADS Level 5 (Social Worker Class 2) and to further support successful applicants, Anglicare Victoria can also provide:
  • Access to discounted private health insurance
  • Access to EAP Support
  • NFP Salary packaging of up to $15,900
  • Technology and resources to support flexible working
  • Training, development and ongoing support

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