Careers

Unison offers staff a range of benefits including:

  • Above award wages
  • Access to $15,900 of tax-free salary packaging arrangements, which can add significant value to earnings to eligible staff
  • Monthly RDO for eligible full-time staff
  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • Leave loading payment
  • Additional paid parental leave on top of government entitlements
  • Learning and Development opportunities to ensure that not only do you have adequate skills to perform your current role, but that you also have the opportunity to enhance your work performance to meet your personal career direction
  • Employee Assistance Program - we offer external free, professional, confidential counselling assistance to our staff who may need help with particular problems affecting their wellbeing - personally and in the workplace.

 

To assist us in the selection process and to ensure that your application is as strong as possible, please read the attached information for applicants to ensure your application meets all requirements.  Unison offers positions to people on the basis of merit. This means staff qualifications, experience, skills and abilities are matched to the position requirements.

As an Equal Opportunity organisation we encourage people of all characteristics to apply for any vacancies listed on our careers pages. We are committed to developing a diverse workforce and applying the principles of equity, fairness and transparency to all recruitment, selection and appointment processes.

Our current employment opportunities can be found below:

IAP Worker - Seddon and Werribee

About the role:

In this role you will work within the IAP area which focuses on assisting individuals and families in housing crisis through conducting assessments, the provision of information and referrals, with follow up and financial support where appropriate.

About you:

You will have experience in housing or homelessness support and qualifications in a relevant discipline. You will need experience in working with a broad range of clients, demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the issues confronting people who are homeless, along with experience in managing a team, excellent communications skills and a commitment to social justice.

On offer:

Traue casual position attracting an hourly rate $40.7986 per hour plus super. This hourly rate includes 25% loading in lieu of leave entitlements

A full Position Description and instructions on how to applyis accessible below.

Applications must address the Key Selection Criteria and be submitted by email to careers@unison.org.au by 3 October 2017

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Place Manager - YarraSpace

About the role:

Reporting to the Team Leader, Place Management, you will work with the YarraSpace Team to deliver high standard tenancy and property management services. This includes actively working towards sustaining successful tenancies for a diverse range of people, many of whom have complex needs. You will also work collaboratively to encourage and facilitate community participation.

About you:

To fill this position, we are seeking a self-motivated person with a demonstrated commitment to social justice and to the empowerment of disadvantaged members of the community. The successful candidate will be a dedicated person who has experience in the provision of community housing services - including tenancy and property management. You also have the skills and experience to work effectively and sensitively with a broad range of clients, including those with complex needs. You will have high level communication skills and the ability to work in partnership with services users and support agencies to improve service quality and outcomes. A high level of energy and enthusiasm with a positive team-working approach is essential.

On offer:

Full-time, ongoing position with a starting salary of $64,494.47, plus superannuation and salary packaging. Unison provides a flexible, supportive and family friendly work environment including 5 weeks annual leave.

For a full Position Description and instructions on how to apply are below.

Applications must address the Key Selection Criteria and be submitted by email to careers@unison.org.au by 5pm 21st September 2017.

 

 

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Place Manager - Outer North West

About the role:

Reporting to the Team Leader, Place Management, you will be responsible for managing a spread of properties in Unison’s social and affordable housing portfolio in the Outer North West area of Melbourne. This includes tenancy and property services, vacant property management and tenant consultation and participation. The purpose of the role is to ensure Unison Customers are supported to sustain their housing, and maximise their participation in communities that thrive.

About you:

To fill this position, we are seeking a self-motivated person with a demonstrated commitment to social justice and to the empowerment of disadvantaged members of the community. The successful candidate will be a dedicated person who has experience in the provision of community housing services - including tenancy and property management or a relevant tertiary qualification. You also have the skills and experience to work effectively and sensitively with a broad range of clients, including those with complex needs. You will have high level communication skills and the ability to work in partnership with services users and support agencies to improve service quality and outcomes. A high level of energy and enthusiasm with a positive team-working approach is essential.

On offer:

Full-time, ongoing position with a starting salary of $64,494.47 plus super, salary packaging and 17.5% leave loading. Unison provides a flexible, supportive and family friendly work environment including 5 weeks annual leave (pro rata).

For a full Position Description and instructions on how to apply, please see below.

Applications must address the Key Selection Criteria and be submitted by email to careers@unison.org.au by 5pm 3 October 2017

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