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The Financial Counsellor is a key member of the Client Services team, and has responsibility for:

  • Provision of financial counselling services;
  • Program development;
  • Operational management; and
  • Partner relationship management.


Applications Close December 19, 2021
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Job Category Care & Support Work
Job Field Advocacy, Information & Campaigns
Employment Basis Part Time
Location Sydney Wide

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  • Current accreditation as a Financial Counsellor with FCAN, however we will also consider candidates who are currently working toward accreditation;
  • Experience providing financial counselling services;
  • Strong communication skills;
  • Diploma of Community Services (Financial Counselling) or working towards completion.

How to Apply

Please submit your current resume and a covering letter. Please read the full position description carefully and briefly explain why you think you are suitable for the role by addressing the key areas of responsibility in the covering letter.

We advise you to submit your completed application as early as possible and not to wait until the deadline.  We will start the shortlisting process as we receive applications.

Should you have any questions please contact our Psychosocial Support Services Manager, Jimmy Acosta, via email to

BGF is an Equal Opportunity employer and encourages persons with a lived experience of HIV to apply.

Bobby Goldsmith Foundation

Bobby Goldsmith Foundation (BGF) is Australia's longest running HIV charity. Founded in 1984, BGF provides emotional, financial and practical support to people living with HIV (PLHIV). HIV treatment has come a long way since the 80s, but with a diverse new generation of PLHIV facing stigma reminiscent of the 80s, the need for support remains strong. BGF works to change social attitudes around HIV, to reduce fear, discrimination and stigma and promote acceptance and understanding, working also at a systemic level to influence policy and service development.

Our vision

To help people with HIV to thrive.

Our mission

BGF provides high quality client services and health promotion programs, as well as advocating with and for people with HIV.

Our values

Compassion, Solidarity, Empowerment and Inclusivity.

Join our team of dedicated professionals working in the community to support people living with HIV to build and maintain their independence.

Contact Jimmy Acosta
Phone number 0292838666
Email address