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Reference Number 25009
Position Title Financial Counsellor
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Directorate Child & Family Services
Location Ipswich
Award 01 - UnitingCare Community Enterprise Agreement 2012-2014
Schedule Professional and Administrative Workers
Classification level range PA51
PA53
Position Summary

We are currently seeking to appoint a Financial Wellbeing Counsellor to work as a part of our UnitingCare Financial Resilience and Wellbeing Services team based in Ipswich on a full time basis (76 hours per fortnight).  

The Role:

You will provide counselling, advocacy, community education and information with a focus on empowerment and resilience outcomes for the client, family and community wellbeing.

About You:

You will have experience in providing Financial Counselling and support to individuals and their families who are experiencing financial anxiety and stress. We are seeking someone with fantastic communication skills who can work autonomously and remain motivated and driven to provide community education and information with a focus on empowerment and resilience to your community. You will be proactive in engaging with other services as well as hard to engage individuals, to ensure maximum reach of our service within the community. In addition to the above you will also be required to have:

  • Diploma in Financial Counselling
  • Current Qld Drivers Licence
  • Suitability to work with children under 18 years - Blue Card

About Us:

As one of the largest employers in the sector and the state, UnitingCare offers the opportunity to develop your skills with a values based organization where people are at the centre of everything we do.

UnitingCare offer a variety of benefits including values based work environment, discounted products and services, attractive salary packaging, career development and lifestyle benefits.

To Apply:

So don't hesitate! Take the next step in your career with UnitingCare and apply now by submitting your cover letter, selection criteria (addressing the Success Criteria - Qualifications, Experience, Knowledge and Skill) and resume!

For more information, please contact the details below.

We work hard to make our services welcoming and safe for every person. We are united in keeping children, young people and the elderly safe from harm, within our services, workplaces and the communities we support. We are committed to speaking up loudly for their safety.

At UnitingCare, we believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce to help us achieve the best outcomes for the communities in which we operate and serve. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as a part of the Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Community.

Contact Person Mark Bates
Contact Number 07 3648 6715
Alternate Contact Person Janene O'Donnell
Alternate Contact Number 0447 295 775
Closing Date 12/02/2019
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Supporting Information
Financial Counsellor - Level 5.pdf Open