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:

Private Rental Head Lease Worker 

About the role

Unison’s Head Leasing Programs aim to address the shortage of long term housing for people experiencing homelessness. These programs are targeted to assist those who are currently rough sleeping or have a history of chronic or episodic rough sleeping, exiting or having recently left institutional care, or individuals and families living in temporary or unsuitable accommodation including unregistered rooming houses, crisis accommodation and transitional housing.

The main responsibilities of the Private Rental Head Lease worker are Relationships/Networking, Property and Tenancy Management, Administration and Data Collection and reporting.

The worker will be required to travel to the two main sites at Seddon and Werribee and reports to Team Leader - Private Rental Access.

About you

To fill this position, we are seeking staff who:

  • Has qualifications or experience in the Housing or Real Estate sector and knowledge and understanding of Residential Tenancies Act.
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in working effectively and sensitively with a broad range of clients, including those with high support needs and challenging behaviours.
  • Assisted with the coordination of exciting and innovative head leasing programs.
  • Is positive, committed, good communicator, well organised, pro-active, person centred.
  • Has high level communication skills – including verbal and written communication and well-developed computer skills – word processing, excel, data-bases

 

On Offer

  • Full-time, fixed term - 12 months
  • Salary $82,238 salary package (approximate) including super, salary packaging,17.5% leave loading and 5 weeks leave
  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • Rostered day off option

 

The full position description and instructions on how to apply can be found below.

Applications must address the Key Selection Criteria and be submitted to careers@unison.org.au by 22nd July 2018.  

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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Place Manager (Housing Worker)

About the role

Reporting to the Team Leader, you will deliver high standard tenancy and property management services. This includes actively working towards sustaining successful tenancies for a diverse range of people, many of whom have complex or mental health needs. You will also work collaboratively to encourage and facilitate community participation.

About you

To fill this position, we are seeking staff who:

  • Are self-motivated with a demonstrated commitment to social justice and to the empowerment of disadvantaged members of the community
  • Are dedicated with experience in the provision of community housing services - including tenancy and property management
  • Have the skills and experience to work effectively and sensitively with a broad range of clients, including those with complex and mental health needs 
  • Have high level communication skills and the ability to work in partnership with services users and support agencies to improve service quality and outcomes
  • Have the energy and enthusiasm with a positive team-working approach

 

On Offer

  • 1 Ongoing Full-time role and 1 Ongoing Part-time (0.6) role
  • Annual Salary $65,978.64 (plus 9.5% super, salary packaging and 17.5% leave loading)
  • 5 weeks annual leave 

 

For a full Position Description and instructions on how to apply, please visit the careers page of our website. www.unison.org.au

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

  • Closing date: Thursday 26th July 2018
  • Contact: Andrea Moore/Emma Pullen
  • Contact phone: 03 9288 9200 or  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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