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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


Strengthening Parent Support Program Coordinator

The position will have a pivotal role within the Uniting organisation connecting parents that have children with disabilities or developmental delays to each other, to valuable resources and to other important relevant support and advocacy programs.

Location: Horsham
Applications close: 11/02/2020

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Application Support Analyst

This role is responsible for the support and maintenance of both custom and 3rd party software applications to support core business operations.

Location: Melbourne CBD
Applications close: 10/02/2020

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Case Worker - Finding Solutions

Senior social work role. Provide outreach assessment & mediation support to young people & their families to reduce the need for out-of-home-care. Part time (0.5 FTE), max term to August 2020.

Location: Narre Warren
Applications close: 06/02/2020

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Private Rental Assistance Program (PRAP) Plus worker

The PRAP Plus support worker role is an outreach role. The worker will engage with clients who are not otherwise supported by housing support programs to prevent homelessness. This will be through providing time-limited outreach interventions to support tenancies, while addressing issues which are contributing to the risk of tenancy breakdown. The PRAP plus worker will also work to reduce preventable exits from private rental and achieve outcomes that lead to successful, sustainable private rental tenancies.

Location: Ballarat
Applications close: 06/02/2020

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Private Rental Assistance Program Worker

The MTaH program worker will provide financial and practical assistance to establish and maintain private rental tenancies for people who are homeless, or at risk of homelessness ,as well as those currently in private rental.

Location: Ballarat
Applications close: 06/02/2020

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Senior Manager, Property Development

As a key part of this exciting growth, Uniting has created a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Property Development professional to join the leadership team.

Location: Melbourne CBD/Metro
Applications close: 09/02/2020

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Senior Manager, Housing Services

As a key part of this exciting growth, Uniting has established a Housing & Property division and a fantastic opportunity exists for an experienced Senior Manager, Housing Services to join the leadership team.

Location: Melbourne CBD/Metro
Applications close: 09/02/2020

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AOD Family Reunification Clinician

Working in a small team, this position aims to reduce AOD related harms to individuals and their families by conducting assessments and providing a range of counselling and care and recovery interventions to assist parents who are required to comply with AOD treatment conditions as part of their child's family reunification order.

Location: Ballarat
Applications close: 05/02/2020

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Mental Health Recovery Worker

Uniting are embarking on a new Early Intervention Psychosocial Support Response (EIPSR) program. The EIPSR will be leading a new way of supporting individuals experiencing mental health issues. The program will support individuals in their personal recovery journey, work towards their goals and establish or re-establish community connections. This exciting new role, working collaboratively with all stakeholders, will deliver recovery-oriented, evidence based psychosocial support to individuals in the community.

Location: Ballarat
Applications close: 04/02/2020

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Senior Education & Training Officer

Coburg location Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration Full time, ongoing.

Location: Coburg
Applications close: 04/02/2020

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Community Mental Health Nurse

Uniting are embarking on a new Early Intervention Psycho-social Support Response (EIPSR) program. The EIPSR will be leading a new way of supporting individuals experiencing mental health issues. The program will support individuals in their personal recovery journey, work towards their goals and establish or re-establish community connections. This exciting new role, working collaboratively with all stakeholders, will deliver recovery-oriented, evidence based psycho-social support to individuals in the community.

Location: Ballarat
Applications close: 04/02/2020

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Case Worker - Kinship Care

The Kinship Care Program was established in March 2010 following the rollout of funding by DHHS for community service organisations to support children and young people who are in the care of a family member when they are unable to live with their parents.

Location: Reservoir
Applications close: 02/02/2020

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Senior Private Rental Assistance Program Worker

The Senior Private Rental Assistance Program Worker will provide supervision and support to the PRAP team, who will assist clients to access, obtain and maintain private rental through support, information provision, referral to services, and be responsible for the administration and distribution of brokerage.

Location: Ringwood
Applications close: 03/02/2020

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Private Rental Assistance Program Plus Worker

The PRAP Plus worker will be responsible for time limited outreach intervention with households living in, entering into or seeking to enter into private rental tenancies that require additional practical support to establish or maintain their housing.

Location: Ringwood
Applications close: 03/02/2020

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Therapeutic Specialist - Youth Residential Services

Provide high-quality trauma-informed practice advice and guidance to carers, house team leaders and other members of the care team. Full time or part time (4 positions).

Location: Various locations including Melbourne South Metro, East Metro and Gippsland
Applications close: 02/02/2020

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Manager - Therapeutic Services to Residential Care

Manage the development, delivery, performance and quality of therapeutic specialist support to residential services in out of home care. Full time, maximum term (12 months).

Location: Dandenong
Applications close: 02/02/2020

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Occupational Therapist

This is an exciting role (maternity leave position) which will provide OT service provision to clients of the Street to Home (S2H) Program, as part of the DHHS funded Multi Disciplinary Supportive Housing Team. The position provides in depth assessment of clients living skills and social identity, who may be living rough or recently housed primarily through a housing first model to determine independent living readiness while supporting clients to gain these skills.

Location: Ballarat
Applications close: 31/01/2020

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Intake Worker - ChildFIRST

The Intake Worker is responsible for conducting the initial assessment in order to determine the suitability for allocation to family services.

Location: Broadmeadows
Applications close: 29/01/2020

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Principal Strategic Advisor

The Principal Strategic Advisor (PSA) role is integral to the CHHA in supporting the common agenda by maintaining a deep understanding of the homelessness system and the broader policy environment. It provides high level advice, advocacy and system integration between the levels of the CHHA (Strategic, Operational and Service Level).

Location: Ballarat
Applications close: 30/01/2020

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