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Financial Capability Workers (2 positions) - East Gippsland / Towong

Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand

Our three-year strategy outlines the world we want to see and our role advancing in it. It also speaks to the positive impact we will deliver to support women, girls and families to be safe, secure, strong and connected. We are committed to tackling the issues of our time which adversely affect them. We work to advance equity and social justice and support our communities to thrive.

We seek to increase economic participation and wellbeing, to build resilience, improve safety and bring about system change. We offer microfinance programs and products, financial counselling and coaching, family violence support, parenting programs and playgroups, education programs and community houses. These services are complemented by research and advocacy to address the underlying structural causes of injustice, exclusion, and inequality.

About the role

  • SCHCADS Level 5
  • 2 positions available (1 x East Gippsland and 1 x Towong)
  • Full time, Fixed term until November 2021
  • Working remotely either in or close to East Gippsland and Towong areas requiring travel around the regions

The role of the Financial Capability Worker will be to provide financial information through budgeting, NILs loans and ‘Talking Money’ Workshops via a travelling Good Money Pop Up Store, in the Gippsland area.

About you:

  • Completion of a minimum Diploma level in Community Services, Psychology, Social Work or similar stream, or equivalent demonstrated experience
  • Completion or be willing to complete financial literacy units:
  • CHCEDU005 - Work with clients to identify financial literacy education needs
  • CHCEDU006 - Improve clients' fundamental financial literacy skills
  • CHCEDU007 - Provide group education on consumer credit and debt
  • A satisfactory Police Check
  • A current Working with Children’s Check (WWCC)

Why Good Shepherd?

At Good Shepherd, each member of our team is valued, we strive to support people to grow both personally and professionally. We offer generous conditions and flexible working hours to support employees to balance their personal and work life.

Benefits include:

  • Salary packaging (which can add up to $15,900 in tax-free pay per year)
  • Paid study leave
  • Paid parental leave
  • Gifted leave at Christmas and Easter
  • Additional purchased annual leave
  • Flexible work hours/working from home where possible
  • Long service leave due after 10 years, with access after seven
  • Employee Assistance Program, a free and confidential counselling service

To find out more about the role and to review the position description please explore our website: www.goodshep.org.au.

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.

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