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

About the role.

As a Support Worker, you play a vital role in supporting people to live their best life.

You’ll help people who live with disability participate in their local community, pursue their passions and live a more independent home life.

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.

We’ve got exciting opportunities for people with passion and commitment, with flexible hours and work arrangements to suit different lifestyles.

We’ll support you while you learn on the job and provide access to the qualifications you need to build a successful career in disability support.

About you.

You’re going to love this job because you:

• Believe in following your passion and supporting others to do the same
• Are a good communicator
• Want a job that works with your lifestyle
• Want to build a career while being paid to learn on the job
• Are committed, grounded and real
• Have a valid C class WA driver’s licence
• Love working in a close-knit team who like to have a bit of fun at work.

You’ll also need to hold a valid C Class WA driver’s licence and be able to obtain a National Police Clearance certificate and Working with Children Check.

As a Support Worker with Uniting, we’ll support you to obtain the skills and qualifications you need to build a rewarding career, including things like:

• 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.

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, 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

If you’re interested in joining the team at Uniting Great Southern, please email us at peopleservices@unitingwa.org.au for more information.

For more details on the position, view the job description here.

About the role

The Payroll and People Services Officer will work collaboratively with the Payroll Manager and the People Services team in the management of employee records and the processing of fortnightly payrolls.

You will be the initial point of contact for payroll queries and work with our Payroll Manager to analyse, prepare and process information such as leave, superannuation, salary packaging and workers compensation.

You will also work with our People Services Team to manage employee records, new employee documentation and compliance requirements.

You can read more about the position in the Position Description here.

About you

Are you the person people go to when they have a question about Excel?

Do you have at least 4 years experience in a payroll environment?

Are you organised with an eye for detail?

Do you love systems and have an excellent understanding of HRIS/Payroll systems and excellent computer literacy?

Are you a team player who likes to collaborate with others and share your knowledge?

If so we’d love to hear from you. Tell us in your cover letter why you want to work at Uniting and what you can bring to the team!

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, 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

Please apply via SEEK with a resume and cover letter.  Please note that shortlisting will commence immediately.

You can contact Ann our Payroll Manager if you have any questions about the position at ann.kelsey@unitingwa.org.au

About the role

As a Support Worker, you play a vital role in supporting people to live their best life through a strengths-based, recovery focused approach and we’d love you to join our Supported Independent Living team as we grow our services and welcome our two new participants into their new home.

Our participants have some exciting goals they would like to achieve as well as some varied interests. While supporting them on their recovery journey, our participants want to work towards getting a car and motorbike licence, work towards getting jobs, grow their own fruit and veggies that they can cook with and share and have a space to draw and design. They both love listening to music at home and enjoy a quiet life.

At the request of our participants and in line with a person-centered approach these positions would be best suited to men.

We are offering part-time and casual positions and operate over a 24/7 roster.

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

We asked our participants what they were looking for in a support worker and here are a few of things they told us:

  • Someone who enjoys life and wants to support us, but maintain our independence
  • We’d love people with practical skills who ‘can do stuff’ and ‘fix things’ but we don’t always want you to do it for us, but show us how
  • Be outgoing but not loud or too chatty.

So, if this sounds like you, keep reading as there are a few more things Uniting will need you to have such as:

  • A Certificate IV in Mental Health or relevant demonstrated experience in the mental health field
  • An excellent understanding of person-centered, strength-based practice and its application in the area of mental health.
  • A current First Aid, Medication Administration and Manual Handling Certificates
  • A valid C class Australian driver’s licence and your own reliable vehicle
  • An NDIS Worker Screening Clearance
  • Completion of the NDIS Worker Orientation Module.

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.

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 current resume and a covering letter.

We are looking for some outstanding staff with mental health backgrounds so make sure you tell about your experience and why you are the best person to support our participants.

Enquiries can be directed to John Fulker 0466 929 864

A position description with further detail can be found here.

About the role

We are looking for an experienced team player with outstanding customer service skills to deliver level one ICT helpdesk support to our staff, volunteers & visitors.

  • Reporting to the ICT Manager, you will be responsible for but not limited to;
  • Management & response of all computer helpdesk tasks.
  • Administration of mobile phone hardware and supplier arrangements.
  • Providing technical maintenance of the organisation’s intranet.

About you

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • A successful background in the provision of helpdesk support
  • Excellent analytical skills and client customer service ability
  • Desktop & application support experience in a Microsoft environment
  • Experience and knowledge in hardware and peripheral support
  • A high level of interpersonal and communication skills is a ‘must have’ for this role
  • Formal qualifications in ICT would be highly desirable.

You must also be able to obtain a current National Police Clearance and hold a current WA driver’s license.

Working with Uniting

Extra annual leave, salary packaging (up to $15,900 a year), discounts on health insurance and on-the-job-learning are just some of the reasons to apply for this role with us. You’ll also be joining a supportive team who value your individual skills and life experience and want to see you thrive.

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

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 by 9.00am Monday 14th May 2021.

Please note, shortlisting will commence immediately, and this position may close earlier than the date mentioned above if we find a suitable candidate.

Enquiries can be directed to Stewart Fox-Mooney, ICT Manager on (08) 93559049.

A position description can be found here.

About the role

Uniting WA Specialist Re-entry Services support men exiting prison to reintegrate into the community and develop positive lifestyles.

The purpose of this role is to provide administrative, property maintenance support to the Team Leader and Practice Lead ensuring effective delivery of service.

This role is also responsible for networking and building sustainable relationships with real estate agencies and private property owners in order to identify and source private accommodation options for custodial and community participants as a means to assist in their release from custody and/or transition out of our SRS accommodation.

About you

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Great communication skills with the ability to liaise with both internal & external stakeholders including complex clients
  • A positive and contemporary attitude towards reintegration
  • Great computer skills including ability to use Microsoft applications e.g. Word & Excel
  • The ability to adapt and to work effectively within a variety of situations, and with various individuals or groups
  • Genuine intention to work cooperatively with others and to work collaboratively
  • Ability to maintain a professional attitude to people in prison and understand the importance of personal and professional boundaries and confidentiality
  • Demonstrated ability to work unsupervised and manages own workload and time effectively
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Occupational Health & Safety regulations

You must also be able to obtain a current National Police Clearance, Prison Clearance and hold a current WA driver’s licence.

Working with Uniting

Extra annual leave, salary packaging and on-the-job-learning are just some of the reasons to work 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.

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

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 by 9.00am Monday 24th May 2021.

Please note, shortlisting will commence immediately, and this position may close earlier than the date mentioned above if we find a suitable candidate.

Enquiries can be directed to Jessica Gerace (Team Leader) on 9220 1244.

A position description can be found here.

About the Role

Uniting WA provides high quality, therapeutic, person centered 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 – living with up to 4-young people in a Family Group Home.

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 focused 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 24-hour (sleepover) shifts through the week in a rostered model of care.

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.

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.

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

How to apply

Enquiries can be directed to Michael Somers Michael.Somers@unitingwa.org.au or Jessica Arrowsmith Jessica.Arrowsmith@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 can be found here.

About the Role

Uniting WA provides high quality, therapeutic, person centered 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 – living with up to 4-young people in a Family Group Home.

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 focused services.

About You

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

  • Ready to take on a week on, week off roster caring for up to 4 children who have experienced trauma
  • Motivated to take the next step in your Youth Work / Youth Carer career and love challenges
  • Attend to the daily care and needs of young people, including personal hygiene support and encouragement to attend school.
  • Ensure the accurate recording of daily 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.

We are seeking highly motivated people who have:

  • Direct experience caring for others and providing day to day care
  • Experience working with young people in a residential setting
  • A Certificate IV or higher in Children Studies/ Youth Work or related
  • 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.

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.

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

How to apply

Enquiries can be directed to Michael Somers Michael.Somers@unitingwa.org.au or Jessica Arrowsmith Jessica.Arrowsmith@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 with more details can be found 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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