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.

As an Equal Opportunity organisation we encourage people of all characteristics to apply for any vacancies listed on our careers pages. We are committed to developing a diverse workforce and applying the principles of equity, fairness and transparency to all recruitment, selection and appointment processes.

Our current employment opportunities can be found below:

Manager, Risk and Compliance

About the role:

Reporting to the Director, Corporate Services, you will manage Unisons Risk, Compliance, and Reporting, leading a team of two. This role is focused on ensuring that Unison meets its compliance and reporting requirements, effectively implements its risk management strategy, has an effective framework for performance data and organisational policy, and maintain a quality approach.

About you:

To fill this position, we are seeking a self-motivated person with a demonstrated commitment to social justice and to the empowerment of disadvantaged members of the community. The successful candidate will have qualifications and/or substantional experience in reporting and compliance, and a passion for working with data. A mix of project management, stakeholder management, and superior communication skills are a must.

On offer:

The remuneration package includes a salary of $95.000, plus superannuation and salary packaging. Unison provides a flexible, supportive and family friendly work environment including 5 weeks annual leave and 17.5% leave loading.

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 24 August 2017.

 

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Private Rental Access Worker - Seddon and Werribee

About the role:

Reporting to and working with the Senior Worker, Private Rental Access, you will be responsible for delivering our Private Rental Access Program in Western Melbourne. This program is funded to facilitate access to accommodation in the Private Rental Market for people at risk of homelessness. This role includes developing relationships and networks within the housing sector, facilitating assessment and referral of clients, and providing practical assistance to clients in accessing and maintaining housing.

About you:

You may have a background in real estate, property management or be a community services professional. You must have an understanding of the mechanisms contributing to disadvantage/poverty, housing insecurity and homelessness, in addition to the drivers for the private rental market.

You will also have proven networking, advocacy and project management skills, and a commitment to continuous improvement and to social justice.

On offer:

Part-time (3 days per week), ongoing position with a salary of $64,494.47 plus 9.5% super, salary packaging and 17.5% leave loading- pro-rata. Unison provides a flexible, supportive and family friendly work environment including 5 weeks annual leave.

For a full Position Description and instructions on how to apply, please see attached below. Applications must address the Key Selection Criteria and be submitted by email to careers@unison.org.au by 5pm 31 August 2017.

 

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