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Family Violence Financial Counsellor

Women's Legal Service (SA)

WLSSA is a state-wide specialist community legal centre. WLSSA provides legal advice, representation, community legal education and support services to disadvantaged women living in South Australia.

WLSSA has a supportive team environment and is committed to professional and personal development for all staff and volunteers.

About the role

The Financial Counsellor will work within a multidisciplinary team. The Financial Counsellor will deliver:

  • financial counselling and advocacy services;
  • financial information and assistance; and
  • community education.

These services will be provided to women who have fled or are fleeing situations of domestic and family violence.

As WLSSA is a state-wide service, some intrastate travel may be required. The position is full-time and will be located at the Adelaide office of WLSSA.


WLSSA offers:

  • salary is plus superannuation.
  • generous salary packing opportunities for the successful applicant.
  • access to generous professional development opportunities and employee assistance program including an annual employee wellbeing package.
  • provides a supportive and collaborative team environment, with the opportunity to engage in meaningful and challenging work.

Skills & Experience

We are seeking a Financial Counsellor with:

  • demonstrated experience in working with women who are victims/survivors of domestic/family violence;
  • demonstrated ability to work within a financial counselling framework; and
  • a sound ability to identify and recognise the ways in which legal issues may interact with personal financial issues.

The Financial Counsellor must be a member or be eligible for membership of the South Australian Financial Counsellors Association (SAFCA).

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

For further information please contact the WLSSA on (08) 8231 8929 or wls@wlssa.org.au using the subject line: Family Violence Financial Counsellor enquiry via EthicalJobs

A position description is attached.

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