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Uniting works to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

Are you looking for a role where you can inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice? If the answer is yes, then joining the Uniting team could be the career move you’ve been waiting for.

As the community services organisation of the Uniting Church in Victoria and Tasmania, we have been working alongside people of all ages in local communities across Victoria and Tasmania for more than 100 years.

With a team of 7000 skilled and committed individuals we provide more than 770 programs and services to people of all ages to learn, thrive and enjoy a healthy, happy life. We’re there for children, families, people with disability, older people and those experiencing homelessness, mental illness or drug and alcohol addiction. Every role at Uniting is a crucial part of our vision for a world that is inclusive, connected and just.

We value people who are respectful, compassionate, imaginative and bold. We are looking for great people who, like us, celebrate diversity and welcome everyone regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.

Does this sound like you? Join our team. Be part of something big and make a difference.

Current Opportunities


Youth Outreach Support Worker

The Youth Outreach Support Worker works under the general direction of the Youth Support Program Leader to provide support to youth who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. The youth that receive support from the Youth Outreach Support Worker present with a range of complex issues including, mental health, family violence, drug and alcohol and poverty resulting in cumulative harm. The worker will provide supports to meet the individual young person's needs and teach skills to help the young person build upon their independence.

Location: Horsham
Applications close: 01/08/2019


Records and Administration Support

We have an exciting and rewarding opportunity to join our Heritage Service team to make a difference in the lives of people seeking information about their past by undertaking records searches, preparing record-keeping systems, indexes, records for release and assisting with general administration tasks. 

Location: Melbourne CBD
Applications close: 21/07/2019


Kindergarten Additional Assistant

The primary focus of this role is to provide the highest quality of assessment and counselling, and care and recovery to parents who are required to comply with AOD treatment conditions as part of their child’s family reunification order.

Location: Nhil
Applications close: 31/07/2019


AOD Family Reunification Team Leader

The primary focus of this role is to provide the highest quality of assessment and counselling, and care and recovery to parents who are required to comply with AOD treatment conditions as part of their child’s family reunification order.

Location: Preston
Applications close: 31/07/2019


Case Worker - Integrated Family Services

Integrated Family Services provides a case management and support service for children, young people and their families and is an outreach case management service that aims to enhance family functioning by addressing children’s needs and improving parenting skills and relationships.

Location: Broadmeadows
Applications close: 30/07/2019


Family Services Practitioner

Ideal first job for social work graduates with relevant placement experience. Establish, expand or transfer your social work skills. Support your clients directly - parenting & family functioning. Permanent part time (0.8 FTE).

Location: Croydon
Applications close: 29/07/2019


Intake Worker - Child FIRST

Child FIRST provides a coordinated community based entry point into registered child and family service agencies working within the Hume Moreland Integrated Family Services Partnership.

Location: Broadmeadows
Applications close: 30/07/2019


Initial Assessment and Planning Worker

The Initial Assessment and Planning Worker is a part of Uniting Wimmera’s centralised intake Client Engagement and ChildFIRST team. The position is works directly with our communities most vulnerable, providing a great opportunity for the right person to give back and help those that need it.

Location: Horsham
Applications close: 24/07/2019


People and Culture Business Partner

Our Business Partner work closely with Uniting’s business leaders and P&C subject matter experts to deliver a full range of value adding people and culture programs and services to attract, develop, manage and retain a large and diverse workforce.

Location: Ballarat or Horsham
Applications close: 28/07/2019


Placement Support Worker - Children, Youth & Families

Working within our Sibling Support and Placement Services team the role of the Placement Support Worker is to provide high quality support, assessment and case management to children/young people and their carers (foster or kinship) on any given day.

Location: Dandenong
Applications close: 29/07/2019


Integrated Family Services Worker

The Integrated Family Services Worker operates under the general direction of the Integrated Family Services Program Leader to provide support to vulnerable children, young people and their families through case management and group work. The families who receive a service from the Integrated Family Services Program present with a range of complex issues including drug and alcohol, family violence, mental health, homelessness, and cycles of disadvantage and poverty resulting in chronic neglect and cumulative harm.

Location: Horsham
Applications close: 29/07/2019


Carer Recruitment & Support Worker - Children, Youth & Families

This position will focus on matching children with appropriate Foster Carers and ensuring the Foster Carers are supported to meet the children’s needs.

Location: Dandenong & Ringwood
Applications close: 31/07/2019


Transition & Integration Director

We are seeking an experienced superb communicator and negotiator with business knowledge and a personal commitment to increasing the provision of social and affordable housing in Victoria and Tasmania.

Location: East Melbourne
Applications close: 05/08/2019


Integrated Family Services Worker (Intensive Support)

The Integrated Family Services Worker- Intensive Support is a Specialist Case Worker position, which operates under the general direction of the Specialist Family Services Program Leader to provide support to vulnerable children, young people and their families through case support and group work.

Location: Horsham
Applications close: 26/07/2019


Program Leader - Out of Home Care

Bring your leadership experience to a senior management role responsible for leading & developing the services across our Out of Home Care program. Full time, ongoing opportunity.

Location: Windsor (Melbourne)
Applications close: 29/07/2019


Kinship Care Team Leader – Children, Youth & Families

The Kinship Care Team Leader leads a case management team and holds portfolio responsibilities across the Children Youth and Families program. They are responsible for managing those delivering services to children and young people with complex needs and ensuring the services are delivered in line with relevant legislation, policies and procedures and child safety.

Location: Dandenong
Applications close: 26/07/2019


Kinship Case Manager - Children, Youth & Families

The role is responsible for providing support to children and young people aged 0-18 years and their families in a variety of care settings. These include Home Based Care, Residential Care, Lead Tenant, Adolescent Community Placement and the Adolescent Support Program.

Location: Dandenong
Applications close: 26/07/2019


Team Leader - Balmoral Early Learning Centre

The Team Leader will be responsible for ensuring all children and families attending the service are provided with a safe, stimulating and supportive environment. The position will include supervision and assistance to the other Early years educators within the service to ensure practices and processes are consistent with regulatory compliance. The Balmoral Early Learning Centre has been operating for over 10 years and is a single room services catering for up to 19 children per day and is the same building as the Balmoral Bush Nursing Centre. Uniting’s rural childcare services, due to their small licensed numbers, allow for more meaningful relationships with the children and families allowing you to become an integral part of each community.

Location: Balmoral
Applications close: 24/07/2019


Programs Manager - Energy and Financial Literacy

We have an exciting opportunity for a Program Manager in our Social and Financial Inclusion service area responsible for building capability and capacity to enable effective delivery of Uniting Kildonan/ Lentara’s growing and dynamic E&FI service for vulnerable Victorians facing social, financial and energy hardship.

Location: Collingwood
Applications close: 22/07/2019


Crisis Housing Worker

This crisis housing support worker is responsible for providing case management support for clients including assessment, and goal planning. The Support Worker will play a key role in sourcing alternative accommodation and providing supported referrals to appropriate services. While the position is required to work with people in crisis, it is not a crisis response service.

Location: Horsham
Applications close: 23/07/2019


Support Worker

The Engagement Hub provides a day program for adults living with a severe and enduring mental illness. The program operates on weekdays and offers access to a range of activities conducive to personal recovery (e.g., yoga, gardening, trivia, and meditation), essential amenities (e.g., shower, laundry) and meals (i.e., breakfast and lunch). The program takes a strengths-based approach towards mental health recovery by building upon participants’ positive attributes - abilities, resources, aspirations, and interests – and increasing their confidence to manage their mental health, live independently and actively in the community. Towards this end, the program also assists participants to build capacity in daily living skills. 

Location: St.Kilda
Applications close: 23/07/2019


Case Worker - Finding Solutions Plus

Stimulating social work role specialising in therapeutic interventions with young people. Senior position for an experienced family or youth worker. Part time, 2.5 days per week.

Location: Narre Warren
Applications close: 22/07/2019


Case Worker - Reconnect

Provide outreach support to young people experiencing/at risk of experiencing homelessness. Innovative & creative responses to increase connectedness. Full time, ongoing opportunity.

Location: Narre Warren
Applications close: 22/07/2019


Integrated Family Services Community Wellbeing Worker

The Integrated Family Services Community Wellbeing worker will coordinate a suite of therapeutic individual, family and/or group work services that promote strategies which maximise safety and wellbeing for children and young people within their families, respects dignity and privacy and improves the mental health of the child, young person and family.

Location: Horsham
Applications close: 19/07/2019


Support Worker

The role supports a socially inclusive approach to active and healthy ageing through the delivery of effective assessment and support.

Location: Ivanhoe
Applications close: 19/07/2019


Vocational Specialist -  Employment Services

Within this role you will be responsible for providing quality services to our participants and work with employers to enable our client’s participation in the workplace.

Location: Werribee
Applications close: 26/07/2019