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Financial Counsellor - Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Identified

Financial Rights Legal Centre Inc

The organisation

Financial Rights Legal Centre Inc (Financial Rights) is a community based legal centre in Surry Hills specialising in helping consumers of financial services, particularly credit, banking, insurance and debt.

The centre focuses on issues that affect vulnerable and disadvantaged consumers. Since 2018, Financial Rights has been operating Mob Strong Debt Help, a national telephone service dedicated to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander callers providing free financial counselling and legal assistance for credit and insurance matters.

The role

We are seeking to employ an enthusiastic Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander identified financial counsellor, or soon to be qualified financial counsellor. This is a full-time, permanent position, however part-time arrangements will be considered. Please see the position description for further details on the role.

What’s in it for you?

Our legal centre is a known and trusted voice for consumers in the financial services space. We are doing important frontline work advising consumers from across Australia about their rights and helping shape new laws in the aftermath of the Royal Commission. You will be an important part of this process and can help change many consumer lives for the better.

The Centre offers a pleasant working environment along with a small, friendly and supportive team.

Salary and benefits

The salary range for this role on a full time basis is $72,360-$79,678 plus 9.5% superannuation contribution. Currently approved arrangements with the Australian Taxation Office allow the Centre (as a Public Benevolent Institution) to pay a portion of gross salary as an untaxed Fringe Benefit with the remainder taxed at the applicable rate. In addition to being a flexible workplace, Financial Rights offers a 35 hour working week, 7 days’ time in lieu leave on top of 4 weeks annual leave. These entitlement are pro-rated for part-time working arrangements.

Other information

The health and wellbeing of our employees is our top priority. We have developed a COVID-19 Policy to ensure our people are confident, safe and healthy whether they’re working in our office or from home. The COVID-19 Policy is updated regularly taking into account the latest expert medical advice and Safe Work Australia guidelines. Whilst this role is based in Surry Hills, you will be required to work flexibly from the office and/or home as necessary.

If you have any questions, please call 02 9212 4216 or email jobs@financialrights.org.au using the subject line: Financial Counsellor - Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander identified enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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