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Permanent part time - three days a week (21 hours)SCHADS Level 4 + Super + Leave Loading + Bonus leaveGenerous salary sacrificeLismore locationAbout Community GatewaySince 1976, Community Gateway has been supporting disadvantaged and vulnerable people, providing welfare and capacity building programs in Lismore, throughout Northern NSW and across the state. We are person-centered, values-driven, are committed to social justice and to the financial and social inclusion of every human being. Community Gateway is a registered charity, is QIP accredited, assessed against the Quality Improvement Council Health and Community Services Standards 7th Edition, and is a child- safe organisation. As an equal employment opportunity employer, we are committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.Role SummaryThe purpose of the Financial Counsellor position is to ensure: • Consumers receive assistance in relation to credit and debt issues. • Consumers gain the ability, skills, and knowledge to successfully manage their financial affairs. • The impact of credit over-commitment of consumers in NSW is alleviated. • Public education on matters relating to the management of personal finances is advanced.Selection criteria Essential1. Completed Qualifications in Diploma of Financial Counselling and relevant work experience.2. Knowledge of the impact of environmental factors affecting financial independence on individuals, families, and communities. 3. Knowledge of relevant state and federal credit, debt legislation. 4. Demonstrated understanding of, and commitment to, work in a culturally sensitive and appropriate way with Aboriginal and Torres Strait communities 5. Demonstrated experience of working with individuals experiencing disadvantage or immediate financial crisis. 6. Demonstrated service delivery skills including assessment, counselling, referral, advocacy and community education. 7. Demonstrated community development skills. 8. Strong computer skillsAdditional requirements1. Hold or be eligible to hold accreditation with the Financial Counselling Association of NSW (FCAN). 2. A current NSW Driver's license. 3. A National Criminal History Records check.4. This is a role where being Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander is a genuine occupational requirement.How to ApplyClick on the Apply Now button and you will be directed to the online application process.More informationIf you have questions about the role, please contact Sarah Hughes - Manager of Service Delivery on 0458 673 558 or email sarahhughes@nrcg.org.auNorthern Rivers Community Gateway is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTIQ+, people living with a disability, people with lived experience and people from culturally and linguistically diverse communities. AUD Lismore 2480