Clinical Lead Financial Counsellor

Employment Type:
PP - Part-time Ongoing  
Financial Counselling
SCHADS Level 5
Closing Date:
Supporting Documentation:

The Clinical Lead Financial Counsellor is responsible for the provision of Professional Supervision to the Financial Counsellors of the Addictions Counselling Program.

  • Permanent PT 3 days/week, based in Lewisham
  • Generous pay + super + access to salary packaging

About the role

The Clinical Lead Financial Counsellor works closely with the Practice Manager. You will be supervising the Financial Counsellors team, who supports people adversely affected by gambling.

Some of your responsibilities in this role will be:

  • Professional leadership of Financial Counsellors in service delivery to clients ultimately ensuring all possible options are addressed to meet the specific financial issues presented
  • Assisting the Practice Manager with compiling and submitting stakeholder reporting requirements
  • Participating and attending meetings as well as leading community engagement activities as specified by the sector, business partners and the Practice Manager
  • Undertaking and adhering to specifications for training and supervision as well as identify gaps in Financial Counsellors knowledge and design strategies to address these
  • Participating and leading in developing community education resources on consumer debt and gambling related issues
  • Conducting workshops on household financial management for community groups and services
  • Overseeing Financial Counsellors’ client information data management to ensure it is consistent across the program, and accurately recorded in our Data Management System

What you’ll need to be successful?

  • Qualification in Diploma of Financial Counselling and Financial Counselling Professional Supervision or higher, and current accredited membership of a relevant financial counselling association (e.g. FCAN)
  • Demonstrated experience of engaging and working with a variety of people to assist their professional development and skills in Financial Counselling, and ability to develop and facilitate workshops
  • Well developed communication and strong digital literacy

About Us

CatholicCare Sydney is a leading not-for-profit agency supporting people from all walks of life. We’re an organisation that promotes diversity and inclusion, and commits to the growth and wellbeing of our staff, empowering them to make a positive change to the community. CatholicCare is the official social services agency of the Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney.

What can we offer you? 

  • Access to generous salary packaging, which allows you to save on tax and increase your overall take home pay
  • We support flexible working arrangements
  • We value your wellbeing and offer free access to a premium mindfulness app, yearly flu vaccinations and other regular wellbeing activities to support you through your working day
  • Employee Assistance Program counselling

How to apply

Click here 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 (Address the Selection Criteria).

Applications for this position close on 25 May 2022 unless a successful candidate is selected earlier.  Please submit your application as soon as possible as shortlisting for this position will commence immediately.

Need more information?

Please contact Eva Lavie, Practice Manager, GambleAware Service on (02) 95091106. 

At CatholicCare, we believe vaccination to be the best way to keep our people and our communities safe from Covid-19. We require all employees, volunteers and students to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 as a condition of engagement.

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

CatholicCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Employer of Choice for Women. People of Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and other culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply; people living with a disability are encouraged to apply.