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Financial Resilience Intake Worker

Organisation : VincentCare

Location : VIC Regional (Shepparton)

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Community Services, Finance & Accounting

Sector : Community Support Services, Homelessness & Affordable Housing

Salary type : Hourly

Salary : SCHADS Level 4, Pay Point 1 - 4 $35.63 to $38.34 an hour (dependant on experience)

Application closing date : 11 Dec, 2020

About the role

Financial Resilience Intake Worker

Full time, fixed term based at the Hume Community Hub in Shepparton

The role

Reporting directly to the Senior Financial Counsellor, you will be able to contribute to and support a small but highly effective team, undertake responsive intake and assessment, and carry a case-load within the context of direct service delivery, including assisting clients to access professional advice and supporting their increased financial literacy.  You will have experience and a passion for providing services to clients with complex needs and those from vulnerable groups including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, CALD, and LGBTIQ+.

You will need to be motivated and enthusiastic, appropriately qualified and experienced, and be able to demonstrate empathy for those affected by disadvantage.

VincentCare

VincentCare was established to provide a range of professional accommodation and support services to people that are facing disadvantage and those that are ageing throughout metropolitan and regional Victoria.  VincentCare’s primary focus is to:

  • provide quality services for people at risk or experiencing homelessness, people with a disability, and men and women struggling with complex needs including substance abuse and mental health issues
  • advocate for vulnerable and disadvantaged people, respect their dignity and rights and understand their needs so as to provide them with support and encouragement and enable greater independence.

Working with VincentCare

A key strategic priority is attracting and retaining skilled and committed employees aligned to our values.  VincentCare has over three hundred dedicated, talented and enthusiastic staff working across a range of programs and services and offers a number of benefits including career development opportunities; salary packaging; family friendly and flexible; study leave.

VincentCare is committed to the principles of social justice and aim to ensure every individual is treated with dignity and respect regardless of their cultural background, ability, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation or religion.

The Hume Community Hub

Based in Shepparton, the Hume Community Hub, provides services that support people with complex needs who are experiencing significant disadvantage.  These include:

  • A 24/7 specialist family violence service.
  • Financial counselling and capability and Emergency relief.
  • Home care packages.

How to apply

  • Applicants must submit their CV and a covering letter stating how their experience and qualifications meet the requirements of each of the Key Selection Criteria detailed in the position description.
  • The position description can be accessed from our website: https://vincentcare.org.au/about-us/careers/
  • Applications will only be considered if received via our website.
  • Enquiries may be made to the Senior Financial Counsellor, Michele Padbury (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday), on (03) 5821 9458 or email padbury@vincentcare.org.au.

All appointments within VincentCare Victoria are subject to satisfactory completion of a police check and character/performance reference checks.  Police checks will be undertaken for the selected candidate prior to any job offer being confirmed.  Police checks are also undertaken on a periodic basis during the period of employment.

All appointments are subject to disclosure of any relevant employment history of formal disciplinary action for improper or unprofessional conduct taken by current or previous employers or any other integrity body within or outside Australia.

The incumbent for this position must have and maintain a current Victorian Working with Children Check.

Applications close:  Friday 11 December 2020

About the organisation

Organisation Name : VincentCare

How to apply

  • Applicants must submit their CV and a covering letter stating how their experience and qualifications meet the requirements of each of the Key Selection Criteria detailed in the position description.
  • The position description can be accessed from our website: https://vincentcare.org.au/about-us/careers/
  • Applications will only be considered if received via our website.

Please quote in application: Financial Resilience Intake Worker via Pro Bono Australia.


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