Great Southern Bank

Great Southern Bank

Be part of something great!

Would you like to be part of an organisation that’s purpose driven, customer-owned and makes a real difference to the financial wellbeing of over 568,000 Australians? Sounds pretty good, hey!

Great Southern Bank is the largest customer owned organisation in Australia. For 75 years, we’ve been dedicated to helping our customers achieve their financial goals and own their own homes. Customers are at the heart of everything we do, and we support them with banking, insurance and health insurance products and services.

We recognise that it’s our people that give us our edge and make us unique. So, why not be part of a genuine, diverse, and inclusive team? Come join us.

A place where everyone belongs

We are proud to be an inclusive and diverse workplace where people feel a sense of belonging, are valued, connected and respected.

With over 1100 team members throughout Australia, we value diversity and believe it’s the unique differences, ideas, backgrounds and experiences of our people that help us deliver great experiences for our customers and the communities we operate in.

Our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) are a network of team members who play an active role in building an inclusive culture. Celebrating cultural events, national days of recognition, or influencing for positive change are just some of the activities our ERGs and ally members get involved in.

Sponsored by an Executive Committee member we have three active ERGs:

  • Gender Balance (Gender Equity and Flexibility)
  • GLEE (LGBTIQ+ and Allies)
  • 195+ (Cultural Diversity)

Around 60% of our team members are women, who also make up the majority of our executive team. We continue to aspire to achieve and maintain an equal gender split at our leadership levels.

We are proud members of the Diversity Council of Australia (DCA) and Pride in Diversity. We continue to participate in the DCA’s [email protected] Index and the Australian Workplace Equality Index.

To help you be at your best, we provide a collaborative, flexible and supportive working environment that helps you balance career, family, health and the things you love doing.

Working at Great Southern Bank

Working at Great Southern Bank provides me with the opportunity to be challenged and provide solutions to my internal stakeholders on a daily basis. Great Southern Bank offers a flexible, open and approachable environment where no two days are the same. Our culture lives and breathes a deep care for other team members and most importantly a focus on putting our customers at the heart of what we do.

Some of our great benefits include:

  • Leave benefits
      • 13 weeks paid parental leave for primary carers
      • 2 weeks paid parental for secondary carers
      • Purchase additional leave - optional two weeks
      • 'Moving house' leave
      • Exam leave
      • Community leave
  • Flexible work opportunities and career breaks
    • A hybrid work week with regular work from home/office arrangements for our non-customer facing roles is in place and available
  • Wellbeing discounts and incentives
    • Free flu vaccinations
    • Gym membership discounts, health checks
  • Banking and health insurance– team member discounts
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  • Study assistance and professional membership allowances

Recognising success

The best organisations recognise the excellence within their teams and Great Southern Bank is no exception. We celebrate our team members achievements with quarterly and annual awards, through peer-to-peer recognition and in team celebrations.

At Great Southern Bank, we're greater together.

Whether we are empowering you to build your skills, helping you achieve your career goals or giving you the flexibility needed to help balance career and home – it's all about supporting you, so your best self, shines through. Be part of a unique team. Join us.

"Working at Great Southern Bank provides me with the opportunity to be challenged and provide solutions to my internal stakeholders on a daily basis. Great Southern Bank offers a flexible, open and approachable environment where no two days are the same. Our culture lives and breathes a deep care for other team members and most importantly a focus on putting our customers at the heart of what we do."
Matt Blake
Commercial Manager
Matt Blake, Commercial Manager
Great Southern Bank (previously CUA), has entered an ambitious and exciting growth phase and have recently changed our name. Focusing on the next stage of our development as an organisation and repositioning to remain relevant to our customers - current and future - we are investing significantly in technology, products, and people! We have a culture that’s fun, approachable and supportive - allowing our team members to be their best every day, whether that’s at work or at home!