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Financial Counsellor - Kangaroo Island

The Salvation Army

START YOUR CAREER WITH THE SALVATION ARMY TODAY!

We are looking for compassionate people who share our mission and values, if you have the passion and drive to commit yourself to a challenging and rewarding role; we invite you to review our current vacancies.

ABOUT US

The Salvation Army is one of Australia's largest and most-loved charities, helping thousands of Australians every year find hope in the midst of all kinds of personal hardship. The Salvation Army offers the opportunity to use your professional skills and expertise to make a real difference in the lives of people who need help most.

ABOUT THE ROLE

Our Financial Counsellors provide financial counselling to clients and conduct thorough assessment processes that ensures that clients receive a prompt and efficient service. Responsibilities include:

  • Provide a holistic financial counselling and advocacy service to people in financial difficulty or crisis which recognises the ways in which other life issues may interact with personal financial issues, considers the clients' unique circumstances, their financial history and financial behaviours
  • Conduct group community education (financial literacy/capability) sessions where appropriate and in consultation with the Moneycare Manager with a view to helping people build longer-term capability, manage their money better and make informed choices
  • Operate the local Moneycare practice with autonomy but within TSA and Moneycare policy and procedure, managing own scheduling, case load and reporting of statistical data.

This position is based on Kangaroo Island servicing the local community.

HOURS AND SALARY

This is a full time position, 38 hours per week fixed term, to June 2021.

Salary and conditions are in accordance with the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry 2010, Level 5.

WHAT WE OFFER

  • As a registered not for profit organisation in addition to your remuneration you will enjoy generous tax-free salary packaging benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program for you and your immediate family members
  • Corporate Private Health Insurance rates
  • Supportive and encouraging organisation

ABOUT YOU

  • Diploma of Community Services - Financial Counselling (mandatory requirement)
  • Experience in financial counselling
  • Member of the SAFCA
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a counselling framework is highly regarded
  • Knowledge of the relevant legislation and information pertaining to financial issues or any other para legal experience
  • Willingness to travel/reside to Kangaroo Island

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

The Salvation Army is a child safe organisation that is committed to ensuring the wellbeing of children and young people, and protecting them from harm. All child facing roles will require the successful completion of a Working with Children Check. Applicants for all other roles require a mandatory National Police Check.

We value Integrity, Compassion, Respect, Diversity, and Collaboration.

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