Cross-cultural Financial Counsellor

Cross-cultural Financial Counsellor

Western Sydney Local Health District | sydney, NSW, AU

Posted 5 days ago

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Description


What you'll be doing
The GambleAware Multicultural Service is a state-wide specialist service that works with GambleAware Providers to deliver culturally responsive services for individuals, families and communities from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities. The service also provides culturally responsive gambling counselling services in multiple languages.
This position is responsible for the provision of face-to-face, telephone and online counselling and information to clients from CALD communities living in NSW and service providers contacting the GambleAware Multicultural Service, addressing financial and psychological issues arising from problem levels of gambling. The position will correspond with financial institutions advocating for clients; assist clients in reviewing their financial situation, develop a plan to manage debts, engage with other support services and provide education on budgeting skills.
People with disabilities who meet the selection criteria are encouraged to apply; and where required, WSLHD will implement reasonable adjustment consistent with industry standard.
Stepping Up aims to assist Aboriginal job applicants by providing information about applying for roles in NSW Health organisations. For more information, please visit https://www.steppingup.health.nsw.gov.au/ Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.
Please note: A person who is not an Australian citizen or a permanent resident is only eligible for temporary employment for a period not longer than the duration of their current visa or a period not shorter than the duration of the advertised position.
Essential Criteria:
Qualifications: Tertiary qualification in Social Work, Counselling or Psychology and Financial Counselling.
Registrations: Membership with FACAN and relevant professional body - the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) ; or for Social Workers eligibility for membership with the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW)