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Financial Counsellor – Lismore

Location : NSW Region (Lismore)

Organisation : Lismore & District Financial Counselling Service Inc.

Work Type : Part-time

Salary Type : Annual Package

Application Closing Date : 23-03-2018

About the Role

We are seeking a financial counsellor to fill a permanent 28 hour per week position. The position involves provision of face-to-face and telephone financial counselling, including at outreach locations in the region.

We offer relaxed and flexible working conditions with great entitlements, including:

Above-Award pay rates
Additional 10 days paid annual leave per annum
Holiday leave loading
Generous additional leave entitlements
Time in lieu

Essential Selection Criteria:

Demonstrated effective communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills;
Accredited member status with the Financial Counsellor’s Association of NSW or equivalent;
Experience as a financial counsellor;
Demonstrated knowledge of financial counselling funding guidelines (State and Commonwealth);
Ability to travel in the region to deliver outreach services and education.

Desirable Selection Criteria:

Diploma in Financial Counselling.

Please refer to the attached Job Description for full details of the role.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Lismore & District Financial Counselling Service Inc.
Lismore & District Financial Counselling Service is a not-for-profit community based organisation that provides financial counselling to people in the Northern Rivers region on the Far North Coast of NSW. The service receives funding from Fair Trading NSW and the Department of Social Services.

Lismore is the commercial hub of the Northern Rivers, located at the heart of the Rainbow Region, surrounded by beautiful rainforest, only 30 minutes to the nearest surfing beaches and 45 minutes from the iconic Byron Bay.

Apply for this Job

Position Description : Financial Counsellor Job Description

For details concerning this role, please contact

Kimbah Pengelly

Phone : 0400211493

Email :

Applications for the position close at 5.00pm on Friday 23 March 2018.

To obtain an Information for Candidates package with complete details of the application process, and to request any further details, please contact Kimbah Pengelly, Service Manager on 0400 211 493.


Please email your application to:
using the subject line: To the selection panel – Financial Counsellor application via Probono Australia.


Please post your application, marked “Confidential” to:

The Selection Panel
Lismore & District Financial Counselling Service
P.O Box 1003
Lismore NSW 2480

Please quote in application: Financial Counsellor – Lismore via Pro Bono Australia.


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