Financial Counsellor - GambleAware

Location:
Sydney Metropolitan  
Employment Type:
PP - Part-time Ongoing  
Department:
Family Recovery & Gambling Help
Salary:
Salary packing available
Closing Date:
10/05/2021
Supporting Documentation:

About the Role
Commencing immediately and based 
across multiple locations in Sydney, these exciting roles will be responsible for the provision of community engagement, support, counselling, and treatment to people experiencing gambling harm and those affected by other people’s gambling across NSW from 1 July 2021.

We are seeking high calibre, experienced and qualified counsellors with expertise in the financial counselling field and a commitment to delivering high-quality, evidence informed, person centred services that meet client and funding stakeholder needs.

As this is a new program you will be involved in supporting a culture that reflects the values of our organisation. You will also play a key role in establishing and maintaining positive relationships with partner organisations and internal and external stakeholders.

To fulfil this role you will need to:

  • Develop your competencies and skills in the specific software system provided to deliver the program. (in addition to the formal training which will be provided)
  • Adhere to Gamble Aware Program (GAP) practices and protocols and support GAP activities
  • Support research and evaluation efforts
  • Undertake and adhere to specifications for training and supervision
  • Maintain accreditation with relevant bodies

Position Details
Multiple part-time roles
Based in Fairfield, Lewisham, Liverpool and Sutherland

What can we offer You?
We provide an environment where professional, committed and values driven people can thrive. For this program our offering is:

  • An organisation with a strong framework of clinical supervision, support and professional development
  • Access to the (highly regarded) Peer and Group supervision frameworks provided by our partner organisations, University of Sydney and St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney Ltd.

About You
To be a successful candidate for this role you will have:

  • The ability to undertake the duties of the role in accordance with CatholicCare’s Mission, Vision and Values and its Code of Ethics and Conduct
  • Diploma of Community Services (Financial Counselling) or Diploma of Financial Counselling or studying towards
  • Membership of FCAN (Financial Counsellors Association of NSW) or willingness to obtain
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in applying relevant evidence-based Financial Counselling practices
  • Demonstrated experience in working collaboratively with multiple stakeholders
  • Knowledge of and experience in therapy as a Financial Counsellor
  • Ability to provide support and facilitate delivery of client-focused services
  • Ability to monitor, record and provide feedback of counselling session outcomes with appropriate tools
  • Demonstrated experience in utilising variety of client record management systems (Carelink, CDS)
  • Proficient skills in Microsoft Windows and Office programs
  • Knowledge of mental health issues will be highly regarded 

How to Apply
We strongly advise that you review the attached Information Kit provided  before applying. The Kit provides information on the program locations, employment conditions and benefits, our selection process and other frequently asked questions.

Click Apply Now to begin your online application! To be considered for this role, you will need to attach your resume and a cover letter addressing how your skills, knowledge and experience meet the requirements of the role and include the locations in which you are interested in working.

Application for this position close on 10 May 2021. Please submit your application as soon as possible as shortlisting for this position will commence immediately.

Need more Information?
If you cannot find the answer in the attached Information Kit, please contact Daniel Lucas, HR Business Partner on 0407 494194 or daniel.lucas@catholiccare.org for further information.

About Us
CatholicCare Sydney is the official social services agency of the Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney. We are a leading not-for-profit agency providing care and support to people across Australia in a wide range of social services: Children and families, relationships, ageing, disability, employment, mental health and youth programs.

CatholicCare requires the preferred applicant to undertake a National Criminal History Record Check prior to employment and may also require a Working with Children Check.

CatholicCare Sydney is committed to equal opportunity employment and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with a disability and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.