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Posted by , 5th Sep 2017

Financial Resilience Worker – Wunan Housing Services Team

Wunan’s Financial Resilience Program provides financially vulnerable Aboriginal people with access to safe and affordable financial products, including; no interest loans, low interest loans, and other appropriate loans as well as matched savings that are not available through mainstream providers of financial services.

The Financial Resilience Worker will provide financial education, advocacy and mentoring to clients in order to build their financial confidence and capacity. The successful applicant will support a diverse group of disadvantaged and vulnerable people including; young people, older people, women and children, people with disability and families on low incomes.

The successful applicant must have:

  • A qualification in Financial Counselling
  • A minimum of two year’s experience supporting clients to address financial barriers

Selection Criteria:

  • Well developed communication skills
  • Demonstrated problems solving skills
  • Experience in financial mentoring
  • Understanding of relevant legislation and current practices of financial institutions
  • Experience working with Indigenous people and communities
  • Ability to travel to remote locations

For Inquiries: Please talk to Jo Coleman @ +61 400 826 215.

To apply: Please submit a cover letter (max 2 pages) addressing the above selection criteria. Please include a current resume with two referees (must include most recent supervisor) to humanresources@wunan.org.au

CLOSING DATE: Tuesday – 19 September 2017.

Please Complete The Form below to apply

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Have you lived & worked in remote Australia before?*
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Have you got experience in working in a similar role with indigenous people before?*
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  • If Yes what's your highest qualification:

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