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Financial Counsellor

Moneycare Cairns
Maximum Term Part Time


Financial Counsellor - Cairns

Part time role 30.4 hours per week
Fixed term to 30 June 2018
Great Salary Packaging Benefits + Vehicle provided

The Salvation Army is one of this country’s most loved organisations. The Salvation Army’s ‘Christianity with its sleeves rolled up’ ethos has endeared it to the Australian public. Every year The Salvation Army provides assistance to over a million Australians, offering a wide range of practical and spiritual support to assist people to live their lives to their full potential. 


An opportunity exists for a Financial Counsellor to join our Moneycare team.   In this role you will provide financial counselling, client casework and advocacy, and conduct community education in order to ease the suffering or hardship of people in financial difficulty or crisis, in accordance with The Salvation Army mission and policy, the Doorways model of service delivery, Moneycare policy and procedures, as well as to the requirements of the relevant professional accreditation, regulation and funding bodies.

Selection Criteria:


An appreciation of and the ability and willingness to promote and support the values and ethos of The Salvation Army.

Accreditation as a Financial Counsellor or be willing to attain accreditation as soon as possible.

Diploma of Community Services (Financial Counselling) or be willing to undertake study from outset.

Demonstrated ability to work with different cultures and backgrounds.

Demonstrated money management and negotiation skills.

Demonstrated ability to work with people suffering difficulties and crisis.

12+ months experience in a relevant field.

Team play, flexible with a positive attitude.

Demonstrated high level interpersonal, active listening and analytical skills.

Proficiency working within a Windows Office environment.

Ability to meet deadlines and work under conflicting time pressures.

Compassionate, non-judgmental and able to summon the confidence and faith of clients.

Current Driver’s Licence and willingness to undergo a National Police Check.

Willingness to travel on occasion for training and development.

Flexibility with hours at times to meet the operational requirements of the role.


If this sounds like you, please apply now attaching your resume and a cover letter detailing how your skills align to the role.


Applications close 10 December 2017


How to Apply - External Applicants


Enquiries: Shirley Schurmann
Applications Close: 10/12/2017


The Salvation Army is a worldwide evangelical Christian church and human service provider. It is committed to caring for people, transforming lives and reforming society - all through the love of God shown in Jesus. The successful applicant should therefore show an ability to identify with the mission and values of The Salvation Army.