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Financial Counsellor - GambleAware


About the Role

Commencing immediately and based in Sutherland, this exciting role will be responsible for the provision of community engagement, support, counselling, and treatment to people experiencing gambling harm and those affected by other people’s gambling across NSW.

We are seeking a high calibre, experienced and qualified counsellor with expertise in the gambling counselling field and a commitment to delivering high-quality, evidence informed, person centred services that meet client and funding stakeholder needs.

As this is a new program you will be involved in supporting a culture that reflects the values of our organisation. You will also play a key role in establishing and maintaining positive relationships with partner organisations and internal and external stakeholders.

To fulfil this role you will need to:

  • Develop your competencies and skills in the specific software system provided to deliver the program (in addition to the formal training which will be provided)
  • Adhere to Gamble Aware Program (GAP) practices and protocols and support GAP activities
  • Support research and evaluation efforts
  • Undertake and adhere to specifications for training and supervision
  • Maintain accreditation with relevant bodies

Position Details

  • Part-time opportunity (3 days per week)
  • Based in Sutherland (currently working from home)

What Can We Offer You?

We provide an environment where professional, committed and values driven people can thrive. For this program our offering is:

  • An organisation with a strong framework of clinical supervision, support and professional development
  • Access to the (highly regarded) Peer and Group supervision frameworks provided by our partner organisations, University of Sydney and St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney Ltd.

About You

To be a successful candidate for this role you will have:

  • The ability to undertake the duties of the role in accordance with CatholicCare’s Mission, Vision and Values and its Code of Ethics and Conduct
  • Qualification in Diploma of Financial Counselling – Gambling (as a minimum), or higher
  • Relevant experience in a financial counselling role
  • Current membership of a relevant financial counselling association eg. FCAN
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in applying evidence-based Financial Counselling practices
  • Demonstrated experience in working collaboratively with multiple stakeholders
  • Ability to provide support and facilitate delivery of client-focused services
  • Ability to monitor, record and provide feedback of counselling session outcomes with appropriate tools
  • Demonstrated experience in utilising variety of client record management systems (Carelink, CDS)
  • Proficient skills in Microsoft Windows and Office programs
  • Knowledge of mental health issues highly regarded

How to Apply

We strongly advise that you review the attached Information Kit provided before applying. The Kit provides information on the program, employment conditions and benefits, our selection process and other frequently asked questions.

Click Apply Now to begin your application! To be considered for this role, you will need to attach your resume and a cover letter addressing how your skills, knowledge and experience meet the requirements of the role.

Please submit your application as soon as possible as shortlisting for this position will commence immediately.

Need More Information?

If you cannot find the answer in the attached Information Kit, please contact Daniel Lucas, HR Business Partner on daniel.lucas@catholiccare.org, using the subject line: Financial Counsellor - GambleAware enquiry via EthicalJobs, for further information.

About Us

CatholicCare Sydney is the official social services agency of the Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney. We are a leading not-for-profit agency providing care and support to people across Australia in a wide range of social services: Children and families, relationships, ageing, disability, employment, mental health and youth programs.

CatholicCare requires the preferred applicant to undertake a National Criminal History Record Check prior to employment and may also require a Working with Children Check.

CatholicCare Sydney is committed to equal opportunity employment and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with a disability and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

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