At Uniting, we’re for people. 

We celebrate our diversity and welcome all people regardless of ethnicity, faith, age, disability, culture, gender identity or sexual orientation.  We’re proud to walk alongside the people we support, and each other.

A career at Uniting is more than just a job.  You’ll be joining a team of carers, thinkers, doers and darers who make a real difference through their work.  And we’re committed to the ongoing development of everyone in our team, so you’ll be supported to belong and thrive.

We welcome everyone exactly as they are and recognise the value of diversity in our team. We value each team member’s unique skills and the life experience they bring to their work.  It’s those differences that make us stronger, more resilient and better equipped to make a difference to the lives of the people we support.

Current vacancies

About the role

Uniting WA has an opportunity for Support Workers – Mental Health to join our Individualised Services team in the north and central metro areas. The role aims to support people experiencing a mental health issue to meet their individual and unique goals. You will be required to have a strong focus on strength-based and recovery-focused support.

Duties of the role include:

  • Actively taking part in the recovery planning and outcome measurement process, and identify short-term and long-term goals aligning with the person’s NDIS plan
  • Supporting individuals to connect with their community, develop skills and take part in meaningful activities that match their interests, goals and dreams
  • Providing direct assistance with a range of daily living activities; including domestic and self-care tasks
  • Enhancing and supporting each individual’s capacity to manage their own welfare and health needs into the future
  • Focusing on what strengths and experience the individual brings to their own life and recovery journey.

About You

To be successful you will need to:

  • Have an excellent understanding of person-centred, strength-based practice and its application in the area of mental health.
  • Have flexibility to adapt to change and to work effectively within a variety of situations, and with various individuals and groups.
  • Possess genuine intention to work collaboratively with others, to resolve conflict and be part of a high performing team.
  • Have relevant qualifications or significant experience/lived experience.
  • Have a national police clearance valid within the last 6 months or the ability to obtain one.
  • Have a working with children check or the ability to obtain one
  • Have a current first aid certificate.
  • Have a current C class Western Australian Driver’s Licence.

Working with Uniting WA

Working within our values of being imaginative, respectful, compassionate and bold. Uniting WA provides the support and development for you to belong and thrive. Benefits of working with us includes additional annual leave, generous long service leave, access to additional salary packing and a great team environment. We value social and cultural diversity and are committed to a safe workplace and strongly encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people who have lived experience, people with a disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and mature age workers.

Uniting WA is committed to providing a nurturing environment where all children feel safe, valued and heard.

Enquiries can be directed to Rosa Holden on 0417 151 381 or Melissa Hall on 0409 141 920.

Please apply through the SEEK website, providing a covering letter together with a current resume.

A position description outlining further details is available here

About the role

Uniting WA has an opportunity for Peer Support Workers to join our Individualised Services team in the north and central metro areas. The role requires you to utilise your lived experience of mental health recovery and in collaboration with the team, deliver innovative and contemporary models of support that demonstrate positive impact to people that identify as having a mental health issue.

Duties of the role include:

  • Actively taking part in the recovery planning and outcome measurement process, and identify short-term and long-term goals aligning with the person’s NDIS plan
  • Supporting individuals to connect with their community, develop skills and take part in meaningful activities that match their interests, goals and dreams
  • Providing direct assistance with a range of daily living activities; including domestic and self-care tasks
  • Enhancing and supporting each individual’s capacity to manage their own welfare and health needs into the future
  • Focusing on what strengths and experience the individual brings to their own life and recovery journey.

About You

To be successful you will need to:

  • Have an ability to relate to participants and communicate with team members, from the perspective of a lived experience of distress, trauma and mental health recovery
  • Have flexibility to adapt to change and to work effectively within a variety of situations, and with various individuals and groups
  • Possess a genuine intention to work collaboratively with others, to resolve conflict and be part of a high performing team
  • Have relevant qualifications or significant experience/lived experience
  • Have a national police clearance valid within the last 6 months or the ability to obtain one
  • Have a working with children check or the ability to obtain one
  • Have a current first aid certificate
  • Have a current C class Western Australian Driver’s Licence.

Working with Uniting WA

Working within our values of being imaginative, respectful, compassionate and bold. Uniting WA provides the support and development for you to belong and thrive. Benefits of working with us includes additional annual leave, generous long service leave, access to additional salary packing and a great team environment. We value social and cultural diversity and are committed to a safe workplace and strongly encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people who have lived experience, people with a disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and mature age workers.

Uniting WA is committed to providing a nurturing environment where all children feel safe, valued and heard.

Enquiries can be directed to Rosa Holden on 0417 151 381 or Melissa Hall on 0409 141 920.

Please apply through the SEEK website, providing a covering letter together with a current resume.

A position description outlining further details will be available here.

About the Role

Uniting WA is looking for dynamic, skilled, knowledgeable and passionate people to help us to deliver our specialist counselling service for children, young people and their families impacted by child sexual abuse and/or problematic sexual behaviours.

About You

To be successful you will need to demonstrate

Competencies:

  • Excellent counselling and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to work autonomously in sometimes challenging circumstances
  • Knowledge of evidence based therapeutic interventions
  • Knowledge of the key issues impacting on the client group including the impact of trauma on brain development, attachment, child development and parenting
  • Experience delivering training, presentations, and group facilitation.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Tertiary qualification in a relevant area (e.g. social work or psychology) and significant relevant experience
  • Experience working therapeutically with children and families, experiencing complex issues
  • Experience working in a child protection setting, and with children and families who have been impacted by child sexual abuse.

You must be able to obtain a National Police Clearance (or provide one less than six months old) and a current Working with Children Check. It is also essential to have a valid WA driver’s licence for this position and the use of your own vehicle.

Working with Uniting

Working within our values of being imaginative, respectful, compassionate and bold, Uniting WA provides the support and development for you to belong and thrive. Benefits of working with us includes additional annual leave, generous long service leave, access to additional salary packing and a great team environment. We value social and cultural diversity and are committed to a safe workplace and strongly encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people who have lived experience, people with a disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and mature age workers.

Uniting WA is committed to providing a nurturing environment where all children feel safe, valued and heard.

Enquiries can be directed to Danielle Hayman on 0439965821 or Kerry Thorne on 0417937414.

Please apply through the SEEK website, providing a covering letter together with current resume by Friday 17th July.

A position description outlining further details is available here.

About the role

Uniting WA has an opportunity for Support Workers – Disability to join our Individualised Services team in the south and central metro areas.

Permanent positions are available and this role supports people with disability and psychosocial disability to live in their own home and access their local community. You will work in Supported Independent Living as well as Community Access.

We would love you to help shape our future and ensure even better outcomes for the people we support.

Qualifications and experience are wonderful things, but we are also looking for people who bring their personality, flair and unique energy to the workplace.

About You

To be successful you will need to demonstrate:

Competencies:

  • Knowledge and understanding of contemporary person-centred, strength-based practice and its application in the area of disability
  • Excellent communication skills and an ability to build relationships with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Supporting individuals to connect with their community, develop skills and take part in meaningful activities that match their interests, goals and dreams
  • Providing direct assistance with a range of daily living activities; including domestic tasks, personal care, medication, meal preparation, attending medical appointments and assist in maintaining their house
  • Enhancing and supporting each individual’s capacity to manage their own welfare and health needs into the future
  • Flexibility to adapt to change and to work effectively within a variety of situations, and with various individuals and groups
  • Inspired to work for an organisation with big aspirations and right attitude
  • Possess genuine intention to work collaboratively with others, to resolve conflict and be part of a high performing team.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • A qualification in Community Services, Disability, Individualised Support or significant experience
  • Current First Aid, Medication Administration and Manual Handling Certificates
  • Valid C class Australian driver’s licence and your own reliable vehicle
  • National police clearance (dated within 6 months) or the ability to obtain one
  • Working with Children Check or the ability to obtain one.

Working with Uniting

Working within our values of being imaginative, respectful, compassionate and bold, Uniting provides the support and development for you to belong and thrive.   of working with us includes additional annual leave, generous long service leave, access to additional salary packing and a great team environment. We value social and cultural diversity and are committed to a safe workplace and strongly encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people who have lived experience, people with a disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and mature age workers.

Uniting WA is committed to providing a nurturing environment where all children feel safe, valued and heard.

Enquiries can be directed to Barsha Shahi on 0468 610 399 or John Fulker on 0466 929 864.

Please apply through the SEEK website, providing a covering letter together with a current resume by 13/07/2020.

A position description outlining further details is available here.

About the Role

  • Develop and contribute to therapeutic support care plans and nurture positive placement outcomes for children and young people
  • Work in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team to ensure that optimal outcomes are achieved for children and young people
  • Provide specialist advice to Carers, Respite and Support Workers to enable them to achieve optimal outcomes for children and young people
  • Build and maintain effective and proactive relationships with stakeholders.

About You

We are seeking a highly motivated professional and you will ideally possess:

  • A tertiary degree in Social Work, Psychology or a related discipline
  • A sound understanding of the Out of Home Care system (programs and practice) in WA, programs and practices, preferably with statutory child protection and working with complex child protection cases
  • An understanding of the theories and practices relating to child development, trauma and attachment and a demonstrated ability to apply these in complex situations
  • Experience in providing case management
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience in providing supervision to staff.

You must have or be able to obtain a current National Police Clearance, Provide First Aid Certificate and have a current C class driver’s licence for this position.

Working with Uniting

Working within our values of being imaginative, respectful, compassionate and bold, Uniting WA provides the support and development for you to belong and thrive.  Benefits of working with us includes additional annual leave, generous long service leave, access to additional salary packing and a great team environment. We value social and cultural diversity and are committed to a safe workplace and strongly encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people who have lived experience, people with a disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and mature age workers.

Uniting WA is committed to providing a nurturing environment where all children feel safe, valued and heard.

Enquiries can be directed to Jessica Arrowsmith on 93559033/ 0459243111 or jessica.arrowsmith@unitingwa.org.au and Michael Somers on 0427117695 or michael.somers@unitingwa.org.au

Please apply through the SEEK website, providing a covering letter together with current resume.

A position description outlining further details will be available here.


Our values

At Uniting, our values are at the heart of everything we do.

And while we’re compassionate, generous and thoughtful in our words and deeds, we’re not afraid of difficult conversations.  We innovate and collaborate to explore new possibilities and stand up for what is right and true with confidence and strength.

If you believe in taking real steps to make the world a better place, consider finding your next role with Uniting.

compassionate

Compassionate

We are nurturing, generous and thoughtful in our words and deeds.

respect

Respectful

We act with honesty and integrity, and open our hearts to all people without exception.

bold

Bold

We face injustice head on and stand up for what is right and true with confidence and strength.

imaginative

Imaginative

We challenge convention, explore new possibilities and dare to dream for a better future.

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