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Small Business Recovery Facilitator

Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand

Good Shepherd

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

  • Provide genuine, meaningful and impactful support to sole traders/small businesses impacted by Covid
  • Utilise your understanding of small business to help other business owners
  • Full time (part time applications may be considered, please indicate your preference in your application)
  • Fixed term
  • Salisbury location, some state wide travel may required, expenses will be covered by Good Shepherd

Are you an experienced Small Business operator? Do you have experience coaching and mentoring small businesses? Good Shepherd has created a new support service dedicated to the newly vulnerable sole traders and small businesses impacted by the Coronavirus.

This role is largely phone based but from time to time you will provide in person support to your clients. The role exists to provide information, linkages and referrals to support small businesses, e.g. grants, business advisory, mentoring services.

Experience managing small business/small business coaching is essential. As is enthusiasm and readiness to work in a brand new service, with an organisation passionate about making a real difference.

About you

  • Able to understand a person's current situation and immediate to longer term needs
  • Empathetic and able to understand someone’s small business journey
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a respected team player
  • A satisfactory National Police Check
  • A satisfactory International Police Check (if you have resided outside of Australia within the last 5 years)
  • A current Employee Working with Children’s Check (WWCC) or state equivalent

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.

Personal data held by Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand relating to employment applications will be used in accordance with our Privacy Statement, which is available on our website.

Please apply as soon as possible, applications are considered as they are received.

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.

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.

A position description is attached.

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