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Financial Counsellor - Kangaroo Island - Salvation Army

Financial Counsellor - KANGAROO ISLAND - Full time, fixed term

New Position - Financial Counsellor Kangaroo Isand is currently available till 30th June 2020 (likely to be extended), remunerated at level 5 of the award.

In response to the bushfires The Salvation Army has extended its serves to support those affected within the community in many ways including financial counselling.

The Salvation Army's Moneycare team is seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified staff to work on Kangaroo Island. The initial fixed term contract for this position will be until 30th June 2020 (full time)

The successful applicant will:

  • Hold a relevant diploma in Community Service (Financial Counselling);
  • Able to work with limited supervision
  • Be a member of the South Australian Financial Counselling Association/ or willing to work towards and maintain; &
  • Share our passion for the mission and values of The Salvation Army
  • Have excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Be client focused;
  • Have a collaborative approach to their interaction with team members, whilst making sure established guidelines are followed;

If you are interested in any of these positions please attach a copy of your resume (including 3 referees) and a cover letter detailing your suitability for the role to

For any questions about this role, please contact Sharon Maslen on 0429 051 323.

Applicants must be willing to work within the vision and mission values of The Salvation Army and be able to provide a police clearance. The Salvation Army Australia is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

Financial Counsellor - Murray Bridge - Part time

Financial Counsellor - Murray Bridge - $30-33 per hr (Part Time)

Would you like to be part of a dynamic regional SA team focused on providing quality services for country people? is seeking an experienced Financial Counsellor to work collaboratively as a team member in Murray Bridge to deliver services to people who are experiencing financial difficulties.

The role will support clients to (re)gain control of their finances and provide access to specialised services to deal with problems arising from debt. As part of this you will:

  • Contribute to the development and implementation of frameworks, policies, procedures and other resources to deliver quality financial counselling programs.
  • Work collaboratively, developing respectful and compassionate relationships with internal and external stakeholders to deliver high quality outcomes.
  • Support clients through the provision of information, resources and referrals based on their financial situation.
  • Apply a case work service which is client centred, respectful, tailored and appropriate to the individual's circumstances and needs e.g. develop and implement viable action plans and strategies to address consumer debt issues for immediate and longer term action.
  • Prepare communications and reports for line management as required and keep accurate and appropriate documentation (case notes) and statistical data in accordance with program and funding body requirements.
  • Participate in the evaluation, monitoring and reporting of program activities to determine their effectiveness and contribute to identifying strategies to address any deficits.
  • Provide support and assistance to community based initiatives in consumer debt advocacy.

Your Qualifications, Experience and Attributes:

  • Diploma of Community Services (Financial Counselling) or Diploma of Financial Counselling
  • Relevant experience working in financial services and/or counselling or similar role
  • Case management success and ability to work effectively under pressure
  • Ability to build strong relationships with a range of different stakeholders
  • Great oral and written communication skills and excellent facilitation skills applying confidentiality, professionalism and discretion
  • Solution-focused, resilient, with strong time management and organisational skills
  • High attention to detail, good research, analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to use a range of software data management systems, including MS Office suite.

Your benefits:

  • $30-33 per hr Part Time
  • Five (5) weeks annual leave
  • Salary packaging benefits and 10% employer contribution to superannuation.

How to apply

You may apply through SEEK, or email

In support of your application please: Subject line: Your Name: [FC MB] a cover letter outlining your reasons for applying and addressing the essential qualifications and experience of the position description. Include a current CV/Resume with contact details for two (2) referees, one (1) of whom is/was a direct line manager.

Please call Meredith Nelson on 08 8531 4917 for more information.

People of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are encouraged to apply.

Applications close Sunday 31st May 2020.


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