Careers

Unison offers staff a range of benefits including:

  • Above award wages
  • Access to $15,900 of tax-free salary packaging arrangements, which can add significant value to earnings to eligible staff
  • Monthly RDO for eligible full-time staff
  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • Leave loading payment
  • Additional paid parental leave on top of government entitlements
  • Learning and Development opportunities to ensure that not only do you have adequate skills to perform your current role, but that you also have the opportunity to enhance your work performance to meet your personal career direction
  • Employee Assistance Program - we offer external free, professional, confidential counselling assistance to our staff who may need help with particular problems affecting their wellbeing - personally and in the workplace.

 

To assist us in the selection process and to ensure that your application is as strong as possible, please read the attached information for applicants to ensure your application meets all requirements.  Unison offers positions to people on the basis of merit. This means staff qualifications, experience, skills and abilities are matched to the position requirements.

Unison is an equal opportunity employer and encourages individuals of diverse backgrounds including but not limited to those from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse, the LGBTI community and those living with a disability to apply.

Our current employment opportunities can be found below:

Place Manager, Yarra Space (Housing Worker) 

About the role

Reporting to the Team Leader, you will deliver high quality tenancy and property management services. This includes actively working towards sustaining successful tenancies for a diverse range of people, many of whom have complex needs.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • End-to-end property management such as arrears management, routine inspections, represent Unison at VCAT.
  • Arranging and participating in house meetings and leading place making events
  • Work closely with housing support workers to facilitate positive outcomes for clients

 

About you

To make this role a success, we are seeking a person who is:

  • self-motivated with a demonstrated commitment to social justice and to the empowerment of disadvantaged members of the community
  • Has experience in the provision of community housing services - including tenancy and property management (or other relevant experience)
  • Can work effectively and sensitively with complex clients, including those with mental health, AOD and disability needs
  • A skilled communicator with the ability to work in partnership with other community services, users and support agencies to improve service quality and outcomes
  • Bring energy, drive and enthusiasm in working as part of a dedicated operational team

 

On Offer

  • Ongoing Full-time role
  • Annual Salary $70,286.32 (plus 9.5% super)
  • Salary packaging of up to $15,900 tax free
  • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% annual leave loading
  • Monthly RDO (pro rata) for eligible staff
  • Supportive working arrangements
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Program for independent and confidential counselling
  • Free membership to the Unison Social Club for all current staff, including permanent, temp and casual employees.

 

Please send your application addressing the key selection criteria to: careers@unison.org.au

  • Closing date: Friday 1st February 2019
  • Contact: Emma Pullen
  • Contact phone: 0413 676 854

 

Unison is an equal opportunity employer and encourages individuals of diverse backgrounds including but not limited to those from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse, the LGBTI community and those living with a disability to apply.

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