Financial Legal Rights Centre: Financial Counsellor

Title of position: Financial Counsellor

Role description

Financial Rights Legal Centre seeks enthusiastic Financial Counsellor for 12 month contract.

Financial Rights Legal Centre Inc is a community based legal centre in Surry Hills specialising in financial services, particularly consumer credit, banking, insurance and debt.

We are seeking to employ a financial counsellor for a 12 month contract. This is a full-time position, however part-time family-friendly arrangements will be considered.

The job primarily involves giving telephone information, assistance and referral on the National Debt Helpline. Some casework is involved, usually for remote clients and conducted via telephone and mail contact.

FCAN accreditation or willingness to work towards such accreditation is essential. Experience in financial counselling or similar assistance and advocacy service for disadvantaged members of the community preferred. Commitment to consumer rights and non-judgmental approach essential.

The Centre offers a pleasant working environment along with a small and friendly team.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander financial counsellors are encouraged to apply.

Application instructions

Download the information pack here:

Selection criteria must be addressed.

If you have any questions, please call 02 9212 4216 or email

Applications close: Sunday 4th August 2019