Financial Counsellor

About UsRelationships Australia Queensland (RAQ) is the largest provider of relationship and family support services in the state. We're also an organisation committed to social justice, reconciliation and promote healthy relationships in our work and the communities where we live.  This is an opportunity to take ownership of an exciting role and contribute to a program of transformative change.About the RoleWe're accepting applications for a fixed (until 30 June 2023) part time (37.5 hours per fortnight) role of Financial Counsellor (internally known as Financial Protection Service Practitioner) located at Morayfield, however some of your week will be spent working remotely.This position supports the coordination, development and compliance of the Seniors Financial Protection Service Program (SFPS). There is a key focus on the protection of older persons, particularly relating to actual and potential financial abuse.  This will be achieved through the provision of high-quality information, advice and referral and case management services.The key responsibilities of this position include:Develop and deliver community education and information sessions on a range of financial management topics relating to Elder Financial Abuse.Provide relevant referrals and build relationships and referral pathways with relevant agencies as appropriate.Provide accurate and timely information, advice and referral to SFPS clients, including access to information regarding the FPS process.Undertake a thorough comprehensive assessment of the client's situation and screening for financial abuse and assist clients to develop skills and strategies to help them understand and address their ongoing financial issues.About YouIt is a requirement of the role to hold:A Diploma of Financial CounsellingA Financial Counsellors' Association of Queensland (FCAQ) Accredited MembershipExperience in one or more of the following areas: Community Welfare/Community Services/Case Management, Social Work, Community Development, Adult & Community EducationYou will have experience working within cross-cultural environments, whilst having demonstrated ability to work autonomously but can also within a multidisciplinary team.The annual base salary on offer is to be negotiated depending upon qualifications and experience, plus superannuation.BenefitsWork-life balance and flexible working hoursA supportive team environment and opportunity for professional developmentSalary packaging options up to $15,900 which will significantly increase the value of take-home payHow to ApplyClick Apply to send us your resume and a cover letter outlining your experience referred to in this advertisement. Get your application in today to be considered for this exciting opportunity! Applications close 4pm 14 October 2022HR - PD - Seniors Financial Protection Service Practitioner AUD Morayfield 4506