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:

Initial, Assessment and Planning Worker

About the role:

This role focuses on assisting individuals and families in housing crisis through conducting assessments, the provision of information and referrals, with follow up and financial support where appropriate.

About you:

You will have qualifications in a relevant discipline, experience in working with a broad range of clients, demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the issues confronting people who are homeless, along with excellent communications skills and a commitment to social justice.

On offer:

Full-time, on-going position with a salary of $62,512.99 plus super, salary packaging and 17.5% leave loading. Unison provides a flexible, supportive and family friendly work environment including 5 weeks annual leave.

A full Position Description and instructions on how to applyis accessible below.

Applications must address the Key Selection Criteria and be submitted by email to careers@unison.org.au by 10 May 2017

 

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Senior Worker Roles- Seddon and Werribee

About the role:

In this role you will manage a small team within the IAP area which focuses on assisting individuals and families in housing crisis through conducting assessments, the provision of information and referrals, with follow up and financial support where appropriate.

We have two roles available:

Werribee role- Full-time ongoing

Seddon role- Long Service Leave coverage- Full-time, fixed term of 6 months.

About you:

You will have experience in housing or homelessness support and qualifications in a relevant discipline. You will need experience in working with a broad range of clients, demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the issues confronting people who are homeless, along with experience in managing a team, excellent communications skills and a commitment to social justice.

On offer:

Full-time, on-going position with a salary of $66,079.71 plus super, salary packaging and 17.5% leave loading. Unison provides a flexible, supportive and family friendly work environment including 5 weeks annual leave.

A full Position Description and instructions on how to applyis accessible below.

Applications must address the Key Selection Criteria and be submitted by email to careers@unison.org.au by 10 May 2017

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Team Leader, Place Management

About the role:

Reporting to the Manager, Place Management, you will be responsible for the co-ordination and supervision of the Outer North West place management team across four sites, (Broadmeadows, Footscray, Werribee, Geelong). The purpose of this role is to ensure that best practice outcomes are delivered across a range of housing services including public, private, social, and affordable housing.

 

About you:

You will have housing sector experience, with a strong understanding of the residential tenancies act, and working with customers with complex needs. You will have proven high level communication, people management and stakeholder management skills, and a commitment to continuous improvement to social justice.

 

On offer:
Full time, ongoing position with a starting salary of $72, 284.20 plus super, salary packaging and 17.5% leave loading. 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 access below.

 

Applications must address the Key Selection Criteria and be submitted by email to careers@unison.org.au by 10 May 2017

 

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