Join the Team

At Uniting, we’re for people. 

We celebrate our diversity and welcome all people regardless of ethnicity, faith, age, ability, 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 role. It’s those differences that make us stronger, more resilient and better equipped to make a positive difference to the lives of the people we support.

Current vacancies

 

  • Support people to live independently in the community
  • Work with an organization that has a positive impact

About the role

We are seeking individuals to join our great team on a casual basis in various Supported Independent Living homes and in the community at various locations in the Perth metro area and the Peel region (Secret Harbour area).

As a Support Worker, you will play a vital role in supporting people to live their best life and we’d love you to join our Supported Independent Living and community teams as we grow our services.

This is an opportunity to join a highly motivated and passionate team, who are committed to delivering an innovative contemporary model of support, and positively impacting the people they support.

Extra annual leave, salary packaging and on-the-job-learning are just some of the reasons to apply for a Support Worker role with Uniting WA. You’ll also be joining a supportive team who value your individual skills and life experience and want to see you thrive.

About you

To be successful in this role, you will:

  • Believe in following your passion and supporting others to do the same
  • Be a good communicator
  • Want a job that works with your lifestyle
  • Want to build a career while being paid to learn on the job
  • Be committed and down to earth
  • Enjoy working in a team and having
  • Hold a valid C Class WA driver’s licence and be able to obtain an NDIS Worker Screening Check

As a Support Worker with Uniting, you will be supported to obtain the skills and qualifications you need to build a rewarding career, such as:

  • A qualification in Community Services, Disability or Individualised Support
  • Knowledge and understanding of contemporary person-centred, strength-based support and its application in the area of disability and/or mental health
  • First Aid, Medication Administration and Manual Handling Certificates
  • Completion of the NDIS Worker Orientation Module.

You must be able to obtain a current National Police Clearance and Provide a First Aid certificate. 

It is also essential to have an approved COVID-19 vaccination – evidence of vaccination will be requested prior to your interview.

Working with Uniting

At Uniting, we exist to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice. We want a safer, fairer, brighter, better world for the people we support, and all of humanity.

As an organisation, we celebrate our diversity and welcome all people regardless of ethnicity, faith, age, ability, culture, language, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

We’re a not-for-profit community services organisation of the Uniting Church Western Australia and part of the UnitingCare Australia network.

Our values

We’re bold and respectful, compassionate and imaginative. And we’ll support you to belong and thrive.

We value social and cultural diversity, and we’re committed to a safe workplace. We strongly encourage applications from First Peoples, people who have lived experience, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and mature age workers.

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

How to apply

Please apply through the SEEK website providing a current resume and a covering letter. We are looking for some outstanding staff who want to make a difference so make sure you tell about your experience and why you are the best person to support our participants.

If you have any questions or would like to know more about this role, please contact Operations Lead Barsha Shahi on barsha.shahi@unitingwa.org.au or call 0468 610 399.

A position description outlining further details will be available at here.

  • Perth Metropolitan Area – Spearwood location
  • Excellent training opportunities
  • Join a Care Team who value exceptional workplace culture

About the Role

Uniting WA provides high quality, therapeutic, person centred support for young people living in Out of Home Care, in a residential setting.

We are looking for dynamic and experienced people to be part of a team that work together to improve the lives of vulnerable children who have experienced complex trauma – working alone with one young person, on a 24/7 roster with a small team.

You will be responsible for the day-to-day care and supervision of the children and provide a positive, supportive, safe, and healing environment for children – delivering high quality, therapeutic and child focussed services.

About You

You’re going to love this job because you are:

  • Ready to take the next step in your Youth Work / Youth Carer career and love challenges
  • Someone who can provide therapeutic trauma informed care for a young person
  • Attend to the daily care and needs of young people, recording these accurately in case notes and amplifying the child’s voice in decision making
  • Flexible and adaptable, when working alone or in a team
  • Able to manage challenging, complex, and confronting trauma-based behaviours with confidence and composure
  • Grounded, resilient, and committed
  • Able to work a variety of shifts across a 24/7 roster

We are seeking highly motivated people who have:

  • A Certificate IV or higher in Children Studies/ Youth Work or related
  • Experience working with young people in a residential setting.
  • Have the resilience and flexibility to work multiple sleepovers shifts in a fortnight
  • Knowledge and understanding of Therapeutic Parenting & Trauma Informed Care particularly in the Out of Home Care space for Youth.
  • Ability to demonstrate empathy, guidance, respect and patience at all times
  • A genuine interest and enthusiasm for working with young people in a holistic manner that will best support their needs and strengthen their well-being.

You must be able to obtain a current National Police Clearance and Provide a First Aid certificate. It is also essential to have a current WA ‘C class’ driver’s licence.

A requirement of the role is to satisfy The Department of Communities Record Check Consent Application (RCCA) to support undertaking a Police History Check for workers who have been identified for a role within Non-Government agencies that work with children in the care of the CEO.

It is also essential to have an approved COVID-19 vaccination – evidence of vaccination will be requested prior to your interview.

Working with Uniting

Salary packaging, extra annual leave and paid parental leave are just some of the reasons to apply.  You’ll also be joining a supportive team with big ideas and a good sense of humour.

At Uniting, we exist to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

We act with impact. We work to address the causes of vulnerability and disadvantage, and we stand for a just society where individuals and communities are valued and connected

As an organisation, we celebrate our diversity and welcome all people regardless of ethnicity, faith, age, disability, culture, language, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

We’re a not-for-profit community services organisation of the Uniting Church Western Australia and part of the UnitingCare Australia network.

Our values

We’re bold and respectful, compassionate and imaginative. And we’ll support you to belong and thrive.

We value social and cultural diversity, and we’re committed to a safe workplace.  We strongly encourage applications from First Peoples, people who have lived experience, people with a disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and mature age workers.

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

How to apply

Enquiries can be directed to Rosa Holden Rosa.holden@unitingwa.org.au

Please apply through the SEEK website, providing a covering letter together with current resume. Please note shortlisting will commence immediately.

A position description outlining further details will be available here.

  • Support people on their journey out of homelessness
  • CBD Location

About the role

Tranby Engagement Hub

We assist adults in crisis who have been referred from outreach or other support services. Our team provide essential services such as showers and food, and we also work 1:1 with people to understand their individual needs and support them to access the services that are right for them.

Tranby is a safe, supportive environment where people are welcomed exactly as they are. We support people to develop the capacity and skills they need to move from crisis towards secure, long-term accommodation.

A high volume of people accessing Tranby require specialist support to successfully navigate pathways out of homelessness.  The Tranby Key Workers will provide targeted, person-centred response to Tranby participants, including:

  • Specialised support during Tranby operational hours
  • Provide 1:1 support sessions
  • Follow up and complete complex referrals to accommodation and specialist services
  • facilitate issue-specific workshops

This is a full-time max term ending 30 June 2023.

About you

We are looking for highly motivated team member who have experience working in homelessness to listen without judgement and walk alongside the people we support on their journey out of homelessness.

To be successful in this role, you must have:

  • Recognised qualifications or experience in a relevant area such as community services/social work/social science
  • Excellent computer skills with MS Word, Excel and other computer software packages
  • Demonstrated ability to provide holistic and trauma informed support to individuals and families experiencing crisis due to homelessness
  • Team-orientated with a broad understanding of the drivers of homelessness
  • Demonstrated experience in de-escalation and challenging client behaviours
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to work effectively with service staff, service users, community agencies and other professionals
  • Demonstrated clear and strong professional boundaries
  • Well-developed organisational skills and an ability to set priorities and multitask in an environment that may present conflicting and changing priorities
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously and exercise sound judgement
  • Demonstrated understanding of issues affecting the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from diverse backgrounds and communities particularly regarding transience and homelessness, trauma, cultural awareness and sensitivities
  • Demonstrated well developed verbal and written communication skills

You must be able to obtain a current National Police Clearance and Provide a First Aid certificate. It is also essential to have a current WA ‘C class’ driver’s licence.

It is also essential to have an approved COVID-19 vaccination – evidence of vaccination will be requested prior to your interview.

Working with Uniting

At Uniting, we exist to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

We act with impact. We work to address the causes of vulnerability and disadvantage, and we stand for a just society where individuals and communities are valued and connected

As an organisation, we celebrate our diversity and welcome all people regardless of ethnicity, faith, age, ability, culture, language, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

We’re a not-for-profit community services organisation of the Uniting Church Western Australia and part of the UnitingCare Australia network.

Our values

We’re bold and respectful, compassionate and imaginative. And we’ll support you to belong and thrive.

We value social and cultural diversity, and we’re committed to a safe workplace.  We strongly encourage applications from First Peoples, people who have lived experience, people with a disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and mature age workers.

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

How to apply

Enquiries can be directed to Rhys Powell at rhys.powell@unitingwa.org.au or call 1300 663 298.

Please apply through the SEEK website, providing a covering letter together with current resume. Please note shortlisting will commence immediately.

A position description outlining further details will be available here.

  • Full Time role based in Perth
  • Great workplace culture
  • Not for Profit salary packaging
  • Central location with great transport links

About the role

The role of the Finance Manager is to lead the finance team and to ensure appropriate standards of financial management are maintained across the organisation. This includes the provision of monthly finance reports and annual budgets.

You will also ensure the Organisational compliance requirements are met and adopt a leading role in the review of key organisational finance systems.

Working with the CFO you will otherwise proactively work with Managers to build financial acumen across this diverse Organisation.

This is a Full Time Permanent role located in Perth.

About you

We are seeking a Finance Manager with demonstrated experience in a similar role, someone who is a strategic thinker who will help us to achieve our financial and growth objectives.

To be successful you will have the following key attributes:

  • At least 10 years’ experience in accounting and finance roles with at preferably 3+ years in a similar leadership role
  • Well developed interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to communicate complex information effectively with a range of stakeholders
  • A strong attention to detail
  • Well-developed customer service skills including the ability to prioritise competing demands in consultation with stakeholders
  • Sound knowledge of the dynamics of complex organisations including knowledge of contemporary management principles and practices, change management processes and statutory, legal and contractual obligations
  • A sound knowledge of computer based financial systems in a multi activity centre environment
  • A thorough and up-to-date knowledge and understanding of accounting principles, relevant Australian Accounting and International Financial Reporting Standards
  • Experience in the acquittal of government funded grant contracts (desirable)
  • Tertiary qualification in accounting/finance
  • Membership of a recognised professional Accounting body such as CPA or CA (or equivalent)

You must be able to obtain a current National Police Clearance and have a current WA ‘C class” driver’s licence.

It is also essential to have an approved COVID-19 vaccination – evidence of vaccination will be requested prior to your interview.

Working with Uniting

Salary packaging, extra annual leave and paid parental leave are just some of the reasons to apply.  You’ll also be joining a supportive team with big ideas and a good sense of humour.

At Uniting, we exist to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

We act with impact. We work to address the causes of vulnerability and disadvantage, and we stand for a just society where individuals and communities are valued and connected.

As an organisation, we celebrate our diversity and welcome all people regardless of ethnicity, faith, age, ability, culture, language, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

We’re a not-for-profit community services organisation of the Uniting Church Western Australia and part of the UnitingCare Australia network.

Our values

We’re bold and respectful, compassionate and imaginative. And we’ll support you to belong and thrive.

We value social and cultural diversity, and we’re committed to a safe workplace.  We strongly encourage applications from First Peoples, people who have lived experience, people with a disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and mature age workers.

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

How to apply

Enquiries can be directed to Justin Bunter at justin.bunter@unitingwa.org.au.

Please apply through the SEEK website, providing a covering letter together with current resume. Please note shortlisting will commence immediately.

A position description outlining further details will be available here.

  • Full-time permanent role based in the City
  • 5 weeks annual leave and access to Salary packaging
  • Work with an organisation that has a positive impact

About the role

We are seeking highly motivated individual to join our Organisation Solutions Team.

This role will be responsible for the analysis of existing processes and implementation of improved business processes, along with the preparation and delivery of training materials.

This role will also manage continuous improvement initiatives across service delivery activities with a specific focus on client database systems and associated processes and procedures

This is a Full Time Permanent role based in Perth.

About you

This role is for you if you are:

  • Technically-focused – Understanding of continuous improvement concepts and have the ability to set-up, facilitate and lead service improvement activities
  • Innovative – Deliver hands-on implementation with the ability to consistently identify continuous improvement activities
  • Communicator – Have excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of Partners, senior managers, and subject matter experts
  • Change Champion – Be able to navigate complex change initiatives and provide change leadership
  • Professionality – Strong analytical and project management skills, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret business needs and translate them into operational requirements
  • Results Orientated – Have the ability to deliver fit-for-purpose results in a quick timeframe to meet user and business requirements.
  • Team Player – Be an effective part of the Organisation Solutions team by demonstrating professionalism, providing and receiving constructive feedback and working with a collective sense of purpose.

Ideally you would have:

  • Minimum 3 years continuous improvement/analytical experience in a similar role
  • Significant experience in business analytical techniques
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Experience Working as part of a project
  • Experience and understanding of the NFP/Community Services Sector (desirable)
  • Relevant BA qualification is desirable (IIBA, Australian Certified Business Analytics Training)
  • Knowledge of core BA practices, such as BABOK (desirable)

You must be able to obtain a current National Police Clearance and a current WA “C class driver’s licence.

It is also essential to have an approved COVID-19 vaccination – evidence of vaccination will be requested prior to your interview.

Working with Uniting

Salary packaging, extra annual leave and paid parental leave are just some of the reasons to apply.  You’ll also be joining a supportive team with big ideas and a good sense of humour.

At Uniting, we exist to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

We act with impact. We work to address the causes of vulnerability and disadvantage, and we stand for a just society where individuals and communities are valued and connected

As an organisation, we celebrate our diversity and welcome all people regardless of ethnicity, faith, age, ability, culture, language, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

We’re a not-for-profit community services organisation of the Uniting Church Western Australia and part of the UnitingCare Australia network.

Our values

We’re bold and respectful, compassionate and imaginative. And we’ll support you to belong and thrive.

We value social and cultural diversity, and we’re committed to a safe workplace.  We strongly encourage applications from First Peoples, people who have lived experience, people with a disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and mature age workers.

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

How to apply

Enquiries can be directed to Ross Bentong at ross.bentong@unitingwa.org.au or 1300 663 298.

Please apply through the SEEK website, providing a covering letter together with current resume. Please note shortlisting will commence immediately.

A position description outlining further details will be available here.

About the role

Uniting WA has a number of opportunities for a Senior support work role to support people who are experiencing homelessness.

You will provide guidance and support to create a work environment that enables a high performing team to deliver high quality and sustainable support services to people experiencing homelessness.

This is a mentoring role, with significant responsibility, and we’d love you to help shape our future and ensure even better outcomes for the people we support. We are looking for someone who will bring their personality, flair, and unique energy.

About you

You’re going to thrive in this job because you are/have:

  • A natural leader and mentor
  • Person-centred
  • Someone who celebrates the successes of others
  • Inspired to work for an organisation with big aspirations
  • Significant knowledge and understanding of contemporary theory, practice and its application in the area of homelessness (including excellent understanding of person-centred, strength-based support and trauma informed practices)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to work and communicate effectively with staff, service users, volunteers, community agencies and other professionals
  • Able to negotiate and resolve conflict

You will also have:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications or commensurate significant (i.e. 2 years+) experience and relevant professional development
  • Current Western Australian Driver’s License

You must be able to obtain a current National Police Clearance and Provide a First Aid certificate. 

It is also essential to have an approved COVID-19 vaccination – evidence of vaccination will be requested prior to your interview.

Working with Uniting

Salary packaging, extra annual leave and paid parental leave are just some of the reasons to apply. You’ll also be joining a supportive team with big ideas and a good sense of humour.

At Uniting, we exist to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

We act with impact. We work to address the causes of vulnerability and disadvantage, and we stand for a just society where individuals and communities are valued and connected

As an organisation, we celebrate our diversity and welcome all people regardless of ethnicity, faith, age, ability, culture, language, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

We’re a not-for-profit community services organisation of the Uniting Church Western Australia and part of the UnitingCare Australia network.

Our values

We’re bold and respectful, compassionate and imaginative. And we’ll support you to belong and thrive.

We value social and cultural diversity, and we’re committed to a safe workplace.  We strongly encourage applications from First Peoples, people who have lived experience, people with a disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and mature age workers.

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

How to apply

Enquiries can be directed to Rhys Powell at rhys.powell@unitingwa.org.au or call 1300 663 298.

Please apply through the SEEK website, providing a covering letter together with current resume. Please note shortlisting will commence immediately.

A position description outlining further details will be available here.

 About the role

We have an exciting opportunity for a passionate Advocate to join our organisation in providing disability advocacy services to people in the community. Disability advocacy support ensures the voice of this vulnerable population is heard and human rights are safeguarded.  In this role you will be tasked with supporting people with a disability to represent their own interests where possible whilst ensuring that their individual rights and needs are addressed.

We know many people with disability in prison experience compounding disadvantage, so whilst supporting people in the community, this role may also support people intersecting with the justice system, so an openness to this aspect of the work will be important, including entering prisons as an Official Visitor.

Our team is highly motivated and committed to social justice and reform in supporting those most in need in our communities. The role is fixed term contract until 30 June 2023 and part time 3 days a week (0.6FTE), and there is potential for the contract to be renewed after this date.

About you

We are looking for someone who is passionate about:

  • Promoting and upholding the rights of people living with disabilities.
  • Empowering people with disability to make and understand important decisions.
  • Educating others about the rights of people with disability, thereby addressing and preventing discrimination.
  • Identifying and addressing barriers while promoting inclusion and accessibility.

You will also have:

  • Demonstrated commitment to human rights and social justice.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, deliver and evaluate individual and community education and information that promote the rights of people with disabilities.
  • Highly developed communication, organisational and administrative skills.
  • Qualifications in social sciences, human services and/or relevant experience.

You must be able to obtain a current NDIS worker screening check (or have one that is less than six months old) and have a current C class driver’s licence for this position. You may be required to travel within WA to fulfill the requirements of the role.

You must be able to obtain a current National Police Clearance and Provide a First Aid certificate. 

It is also essential to have an approved COVID-19 vaccination – evidence of vaccination will be requested prior to your interview.

Working with Uniting

At Uniting, we exist to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

We act with impact. We work to address the causes of vulnerability and disadvantage, and we stand for a just society where individuals and communities are valued and connected

As an organisation, we celebrate our diversity and welcome all people regardless of ethnicity, faith, age, ability, culture, language, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

We’re a not-for-profit community services organisation of the Uniting Church Western Australia and part of the UnitingCare Australia network.

Our values

We’re bold and respectful, compassionate and imaginative. And we’ll support you to belong and thrive.

We value social and cultural diversity, and we’re committed to a safe workplace.  We strongly encourage applications from First Peoples, people who have lived experience, people with a disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and mature age workers.

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

How to apply

Please apply via SEEK with a resume and cover letter addressing the criteria in the ‘About You’ section.  Please note that shortlisting will commence immediately.

For more information regarding this role, please contact Vern Bates on 0466850460 or email vernon.bates@unitingwa.org.au

A position description outlining further details will be available here.

About the role

We are currently seeking a passionate, experienced and skilled Recovery Mentor to join our Recovery Options team based in Merriwa.

The Recovery Options program supports people that identify with having a mental health issue to explore what a life of purpose and meaning looks like to them, make decisions, implement healthy coping strategies and connect with people and supports that will improve their mental wellness and daily life.

As a Recovery Mentor you will work with participants in an outreach capacity to develop and implement recovery planning, safety and crisis planning and goal setting. You will have a strong person-centred focus and work from a strength-based approach to support participants to skill build, connect with community, exercise choice and control and develop meaningful relationships.

This is a Full Time Permanent role servicing the northern corridor.

About you

To be successful you will have the following key attributes:

  • Excellent understanding of participant led mental health recovery and person-centred, strength-based support
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of contemporary theory, practice and its application in the area of mental health
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications or commensurate (i.e. 1 years+) experience and relevant professional development
  • Skills in relationship building and stakeholder engagement management (internal and external)
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • Current National Police Clearance
  • Current First Aid
  • Current Western Australian Driver’s Licence.

You must be able to obtain a current National Police Clearance and Provide a First Aid certificate. 

It is also essential to have an approved COVID-19 vaccination – evidence of vaccination will be requested prior to your interview.

Working with Uniting

At Uniting, we exist to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

We act with impact. We work to address the causes of vulnerability and disadvantage, and we stand for a just society where individuals and communities are valued and connected

As an organisation, we celebrate our diversity and welcome all people regardless of ethnicity, faith, age, ability, culture, language, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

We’re a not-for-profit community services organisation of the Uniting Church Western Australia and part of the UnitingCare Australia network.

Our values

We’re bold and respectful, compassionate and imaginative. And we’ll support you to belong and thrive.

We value social and cultural diversity, and we’re committed to a safe workplace.  We strongly encourage applications from First Peoples, people who have lived experience, people with a disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and mature age workers.

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

How to apply

Enquiries can be directed to Melissa Hall at melissa.hall@unitingwa.org.au

Please apply through the SEEK website, providing a covering letter together with current resume. Please note shortlisting will commence immediately.

A position description outlining further details will be available at here.

 

About the role

Uniting WA Homeless Accommodation and Support Services (HASS) provides a range of support services including advocacy, referral and transitional, program accommodation and support to individuals and families who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

The HASS program employs a contemporary, person centred approach towards supporting clients who are addressing the issues that contributed to their homelessness. With the recent redevelopment and refurbishment of some of the service’s properties, this is an exciting time to be part of this program and to contribute towards this change process.

This is a 12-month maximum term role based in Perth. 

About you

The role is for you if you are able to demonstrate:

  • A positive and contemporary attitude towards those experiencing homelessness.
  • Knowledge and experience in working with clients to support positive change, including assessment and case management approaches.
  • Excellent communication, self-awareness and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge and experience in working with people experiencing mental health and/or substance use issues.
  • Relevant qualifications within the community services field and/or relevant experience will be regarded favourably.

You must be able to obtain a current National Police Clearance and Provide a First Aid certificate. 

It is also essential to have an approved COVID-19 vaccination – evidence of vaccination will be requested prior to your interview.

Working with Uniting

Salary packaging, extra annual leave and paid parental leave are just some of the reasons to apply.  You’ll also be joining a supportive team with big ideas and a good sense of humour.

At Uniting, we exist to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

We act with impact. We work to address the causes of vulnerability and disadvantage, and we stand for a just society where individuals and communities are valued and connected

As an organisation, we celebrate our diversity and welcome all people regardless of ethnicity, faith, age, disability, culture, language, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

We’re a not-for-profit community services organisation of the Uniting Church Western Australia and part of the UnitingCare Australia network.

Our values

We’re bold and respectful, compassionate and imaginative. And we’ll support you to belong and thrive.

We value social and cultural diversity, and we’re committed to a safe workplace.  We strongly encourage applications from First Peoples, people who have lived experience, people with a disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and mature age workers.

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

How to apply

Enquiries can be directed to Rhys Powell at rhys.powell@unitingwa.org.au

Please apply through the SEEK website, providing a covering letter together with current resume. Please note shortlisting will commence immediately.

A position description outlining further details is available here.

About the role

We provide day support to adults in crisis, homeless as well as people who are at risk of becoming homeless through the provision of a safe accepting and inclusive environment in which support, advocacy and referral can be provided.

Tranby is a safe, supportive environment where people are welcomed exactly as they are. We support people to develop the capacity and skills they need to move from crisis towards secure, long-term accommodation.

People do not require a referral to access Tranby’s services and can also see visiting services such the Community Centrelink Team, Mobile GP, Street Lawyer and Fines Enforcement Registry service from the Tranby day centre.

Our team provide essential services such as showers and food, and we also work 1:1 with people to understand their individual needs and support them to access the services that are right for them.

This is a 12-month maximum term role based in Perth. 

About you

The role is for you if you are able to demonstrate:

  • Interpersonal and communication skills required to effectively work with people from a diverse range of cultures and backgrounds
  • Ability to advocate on behalf of people that are experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness
  • Provide 1:1 support; and follow up and complete complex referrals to accommodation, housing, and specialist services
  • Build and facilitate pathways and referrals to specific services, i.e., mental health, AOD services and Incorporated Aboriginal Organisations
  • Team-orientated with a broad understanding of the drivers of homelessness

You must be able to obtain a current National Police Clearance and Provide a First Aid certificate. 

It is also essential to have an approved COVID-19 vaccination – evidence of vaccination will be requested prior to your interview.

Working with Uniting

Salary packaging, extra annual leave and paid parental leave are just some of the reasons to apply.  You’ll also be joining a supportive team with big ideas and a good sense of humour.

At Uniting, we exist to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

We act with impact. We work to address the causes of vulnerability and disadvantage, and we stand for a just society where individuals and communities are valued and connected

As an organisation, we celebrate our diversity and welcome all people regardless of ethnicity, faith, age, disability, culture, language, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

We’re a not-for-profit community services organisation of the Uniting Church Western Australia and part of the UnitingCare Australia network.

Our values

We’re bold and respectful, compassionate and imaginative. And we’ll support you to belong and thrive.

We value social and cultural diversity, and we’re committed to a safe workplace.  We strongly encourage applications from First Peoples, people who have lived experience, people with a disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and mature age workers.

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

How to apply

Enquiries can be directed to Rhys Powell at rhys.powell@unitingwa.org.au

Please apply through the SEEK website, providing a covering letter together with current resume. Please note shortlisting will commence immediately.

A position description outlining further details is available here.

About the role

A high percentage of people accessing Koort Boodja accommodation service require wrap around support to successfully navigate pathways out of homelessness into long term housing.  The required supports are specialised and targeted to adopt different approaches and methodologies depending on the person’s circumstances and individual needs at the time.

The Key Workers at Koort Boodja will work in a targeted response with individuals to transition individuals on to longer term accommodation or housing, provide 1:1 case management sessions; follow up and complete complex referrals to specialist services, build their capacity through life skills and connect people to community services.

This is a full-time role until 30 June 2022 based in Perth. 

About you

The role is for you if:

You are …

  • Able to manage the delivery of holistic and trauma informed support to individuals and families experiencing crisis due to homelessness, risk of homelessness which may include substance abuse, family/ domestic violence, financial hardship, disability and mental health issues
  • Able to demonstrate experience in de-escalation and working with challenging client behaviours

You have …

  • Recognised qualifications or experience in a relevant area such as Community Services / Social Work / Social Science
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Knowledge of case management
  • Demonstrated knowledge of resources that can assist those experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness
  • Excellent working knowledge of health, mental health, AOD and mainstream service
  • Experience working within a community services environment
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, Outlook)

You must be able to obtain a current National Police Clearance and Provide a First Aid certificate. It is also essential to have a current WA ‘C class’ driver’s licence.

It is also essential to have an approved COVID-19 vaccination – evidence of vaccination will be requested prior to your interview.

You can …

  • Communicate clearly demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to work effectively with service staff, service users, community agencies and other professionals
  • Demonstrate clear and strong professional boundaries
  • Prioritise competing demands
  • Work autonomously and exercise sound judgement
  • Demonstrate understanding of issues affecting the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from diverse backgrounds and communities particularly regarding transience and homelessness, trauma, cultural awareness and sensitivities

Working with Uniting

Salary packaging, extra annual leave and paid parental leave are just some of the reasons to apply.  You’ll also be joining a supportive team with big ideas and a good sense of humour.

At Uniting, we exist to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

We act with impact. We work to address the causes of vulnerability and disadvantage, and we stand for a just society where individuals and communities are valued and connected

As an organisation, we celebrate our diversity and welcome all people regardless of ethnicity, faith, age, disability, culture, language, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

We’re a not-for-profit community services organisation of the Uniting Church Western Australia and part of the UnitingCare Australia network.

Our values

We’re bold and respectful, compassionate and imaginative. And we’ll support you to belong and thrive.

We value social and cultural diversity, and we’re committed to a safe workplace.  We strongly encourage applications from First Peoples, people who have lived experience, people with a disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and mature age workers.

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

How to apply

Enquiries can be directed to Amy Sutherland at amy.sutherland@unitingwa.org.au

Please apply through the SEEK website, providing a covering letter together with current resume. Please note shortlisting will commence immediately.

A position description outlining further details is available here.

  • Work for a purpose-driven organisation
  • Full-time position
  • 5 weeks annual leave and access to generous salary packaging

About the role

This position provides an in-home counselling service based on the Parents under Pressure (PuP) program featuring individual, dyadic and/or family based work for parents who have care of at least one child between 0-12 years.

The aim of the service is to support parent/carers to increase positive parenting skills, develop emotion management and coping skills, and build confidence to address relationship and drug and alcohol issues.

The role is based in Uniting WA’s Fremantle office, servicing Kwinana and surrounds clients.

About you

To be successful you will need to demonstrate:

  • Well-developed counselling skills
  • An ability to work in potential conflict or high-risk situations with clients
  • Excellent demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to work within a small team
  • Sound computer literacy skills, along with sound administrative and report writing skills and ability to document case notes
  • Ability to use a manualised intervention program
  • Ability to work in isolation and in difficult circumstances

You will also need:

  • Relevant degree (e.g. Social Work, Counselling or Psychology)
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience working within complex trauma and crisis (preferably outreach experience)
  • Current National Police Clearance, Working with Children Check, First Aid Certificate and C Class Driver’s licence
  • Experience with service delivery to complex alcohol and other drug clients
  • Knowledge of evidenced based AOD interventions and parenting interventions
  • Knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal Culture and ability to work with Aboriginal and culturally and linguistically diverse communities
  • Knowledge of issues facing the target population, including mental health, family domestic violence, trauma, attachment, parenting and substance use.
  • PuP accredited (desired)

 

 

Working with Uniting

At Uniting, we exist to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

We act with impact. We work to address the causes of vulnerability and disadvantage, and we stand for a just society where individuals and communities are valued and connected

Our team listen without judgement and walk alongside the people we support, amplifying the voices of those in our community who need to be heard.

As an organisation, we celebrate our diversity and welcome all people regardless of ethnicity, faith, age, ability, culture, language, gender identity or sexual orientation.

We’re a not-for-profit community services organisation of the Uniting Church Western Australia and part of the UnitingCare Australia network.

Our values

We’re bold and respectful, compassionate and imaginative. And we’ll support you to belong and thrive.

We value social and cultural diversity, and we’re committed to a safe workplace.  We strongly encourage applications from First Peoples, people who have lived experience, people with a disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and mature age workers.

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

How to apply

Please apply through the SEEK website, providing a covering letter addressing the competencies required for the position, together with current resume.

Enquiries can be directed to Lianne Sylvester, Specialist Team Leader, Strengthening Families on 1300 663 298.

A position description is 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.