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 LGBTIQ community and those living with a disability to apply.

Our current employment opportunities can be found below:

Enterprise Team Member - Part-time

About the role:

Reporting to the Social Enterprise Coordinator, you will be responsible for cleaning and grounds keeping for Unison properties and environs, ensuring that Unison Housing properties are serviced and cleaned with efficiency and in line with company standards, including quality and time frames.

About you:

You will have experience in commercial or other relevant practical cleaning experience. You be committed to delivering excellent customer service and safe work practices. You will have effective time management and organisational skills, be a self-starter and be able to work autonomously. High levels of energy and a positive team attitude is essential for this role. A full Victorian drivers’ licence is required for this position  

On offer:

Part-time (20-24 hrs per week), ongoing position $21.6669 per hour (plus super, salary packaging and 17.5% leave loading) Unison provides a flexible, supportive and family friendly work environment including 5 weeks annual leave.

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

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

  • Closing date: 5pm 31st October 2017
  • Contact: Pauline Peralta
  • Contact phone: 0438 591 718

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Place Manager - YarraSpace x 2 Positions available 

About the role:

Reporting to the Team Leader, Place Management, you will work with the YarraSpace Team to 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 needs. You will also work collaboratively to encourage and facilitate community participation.

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 be a dedicated person who has experience in the provision of community housing services - including tenancy and property management. You also have the skills and experience to work effectively and sensitively with a broad range of clients, including those with complex needs. You will have high level communication skills and the ability to work in partnership with services users and support agencies to improve service quality and outcomes. A high level of energy and enthusiasm with a positive team-working approach is essential.

On offer:

  • Full Time – Ongoing role -$ 64,494.47 base plus 9.5% Superannuation, 17.5% leave loading 5 weeks annual leave and access to salary packaging
  • Access to RDO/ADO
  • Flexible, supportive and family friendly work environment

A full Position Description is below and instructions on how to apply can be found on front page of 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: Friday 27th October 2017
  • Contact: Emma Pullen
  • Contact phone: 8417 1500

 

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Project Officer, Tenant Relocation - Rooming Houses

About the role:

Unisons long term housing portfolio includes a number of rooming houses in the inner north and inner west. We intend to commence a two year transition from rooming house to self contained properties. Reporting to the Director, Operations, you will be responsible, in conjunction with the Unison Place Management teams facilitating a smooth transition for all residents from Unison rooming houses to alternative accommodation.

About you:

You will have housing/homelessness sector experience with a strong understanding of the residential tenancies act.  You will have proven high level communication and stakeholder management skills, and a commitment to continuous improvement and to social justice. You will also need in depth understanding and experience in navigating the housing and homelessness service system to facilitate high quality housing outcomes for people with complex needs.

On offer:

Full time, 2 year position with a starting salary of $74, 814.14 plus super, salary packaging and 17.5% leave loading. Unison provides a flexible, supportive and family friendly work environment including 5 weeks annual leave with access to RDO.

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

  • Closing date: 24th October 2017
  • Contact: Sue Grigg
  • Contact phone: 0409 425 935

 

 

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