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Senior Coordinator - Financial Independence Hub

Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand
  • Full time, ongoing position
  • Sydney - WFH and co-location sites
  • Immediate start (interviews will be held 10 May 2021)
  • $92,259 – $96,330 + super & generous salary packaging benefits

Good Shepherd

Our 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

The Financial Independence Hub (FIH) is co-designed by people with lived experience of domestic and family violence (DFV). It is a national, innovative program developed by Good Shepherd in collaboration with The Commonwealth Bank of Australia. The FIH supports people who are post-crisis who have experienced financial abuse as a result of DFV by an intimate partner.

The Senior Coordinator- Financial Independence Hub leads the Hub Coordinator team who are the central point of contact for participants and stakeholders involved in the program. This role is essential in managing the day-to-day operations and ensuring the effective and efficient delivery of intake, assessment, coach allocations, referral pathways and support tasks. This role is critical in providing leadership and supervision to the Coordinators and developing a highly competent and professional team. The Senior Coordinator is responsible for maintaining a focus on client-centred program delivery and may be required to directly respond to enquiries and assist participants with support tasks to ensure a responsive service.

About you

To be considered, you will possess:

  • A tertiary qualification or relevant work experience in Social Work, Psychology, Community Development, Community Services, Financial Capability, Financial Counselling, Customer Service or an equivalent field
  • Experience working in a leadership role
  • Experience leading a dynamic geographically dispersed team.
  • Experience in responding to and rostering a team to provide phone, email and face to face enquiries, intake and assessment
  • Experience and understanding of domestic and family violence including financial abuse - people with a personal or professional understanding of the experience of financial abuse, domestic and family violence are strongly encouraged to apply
  • Experience in the application of trauma informed practice
  • Experience navigating complex service systems, identifying suitable referral pathways and facilitating warm referrals that align with participant goals
  • Experience working with diverse groups and cultures and understanding intersectionality
  • Experience in community services, financial capability, financial counselling or similar

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.

In line with various State Government's COVID-19 health and safety requirements, Good Shepherd’s assessment and induction processes may be facilitated remotely using various online tools. The People and Culture Team in collaboration with hiring managers will work with you to find the most appropriate method to ensure your safety and wellbeing and that of our employees.

A position description is attached.

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