Uniting

Healthcare & Social Assistance

Uniting is responsible for social justice, community services and chaplaincy work of the Uniting Church in NSW and the ACT, providing care and support for people through all ages and stages of life and with a focus on people experiencing disadvantage and vulnerability.

Our purpose is to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

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1920 Founded

Life at Uniting

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Uniting is passionate about helping people lead happy, healthy lives and we believe in taking real steps to make the world a better place. We’re always looking to grow our team of like-minded employees and volunteers.

Our work is in the areas of aged care, disability, community and family services, early learning and chaplaincy, and we get involved in social justice and advocacy issues that impact the people we serve. Every day, our services touch the lives of thousands of Australians. From early childhood education and care, services for vulnerable families, children and young people, aged care and people living with a disability – we are for everyone. If you believe in taking real steps to make the world a better place, we encourage you to find your next role with Uniting.

Welcoming you exactly as you are

We celebrate diversity of ability, age, ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation, intersex variation and/or gender identity and welcome everyone, exactly as they are.

Uniting is an Equal Opportunity Employer that promotes a positive work environment free from discrimination. Our Aboriginal Service Development Unit has established a set of delivery principles to ensure our services are accessible, welcoming and culturally supportive for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Working to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice brings its own rewards.

But there’s more.

You’ll have access to a range of exciting initiatives and opportunities. Training and Development We take pride in developing the capability of our people.

You’ll be encouraged to apply a ratio of 70% on-the-job learning opportunities, 20% mentoring and coaching and 10% formal training offerings. This helps to ensure your learning is practically applied and sustainably embedded over the course of your career with us.

Career progression

We are a broad organisation with a wide range of services allowing for vertical and horizontal career progress. You can expect technical and soft-skills training, accredited qualifications and leadership development.

Social Justice

Uniting is responsible for the social justice, community services and chaplaincy work of the Uniting Church in NSW and the ACT, providing care and support for people through all ages and stages of life and with a focus on people experiencing disadvantage and vulnerability.

Diverse and Inclusive

No matter your story, language, faith or cultural background, we want you to feel accepted at Uniting. We value and celebrate your cultural diversity and welcome you exactly as you are.

Locations

We’re the largest not-for-profit provider of aged care services in NSW and the ACT so we have many locations that provide the right care in the right places.

Research and Innovation

Knowledge is important at Uniting. That’s why we employ a dedicated team of researchers and social policy analysts. Our research and social policy team work with our services to identify how we can create a more inclusive, connected and just community.

Recognition and accreditation

Our various awards and official accreditations acknowledge our diverse, like-minded and supportive team culture. We care about our people and have created a safe and secure environment in which you can thrive.

Our Services

Aged care services

We’re the largest not-for-profit provider of aged care services in NSW and the ACT, with more than 100 years’ experience providing the best aged care possible. From helping you live independently at home or in our retirement villages to providing 24/7 care at our residential aged care homes, our services are designed to give you the support you need – where and when you need it.

Retirement and Independent living

Our Independent living villages, retirement villages and lifestyle villages cater to people aged 55 and over.

Early learning and childcare

Our engaging, inclusive programs inspire a love for learning that children will carry with them into the future. We encourage unique ideas, interests and strengths, and promote the creativity, connections, confidence and skills to help them reach their full potential.

Disability support services

We design support services around you, focussing on understanding what you want to achieve.

Our supports are designed to cater to the individual’s needs – from drop-in services that promote community interaction and participation, to 24/7 support for those with complex needs.

Children and young people

We stand by children and young people who have lived through trauma, loss and separation. Our services focus on prevention and early intervention, homelessness services, counselling out-of-home care and disability. Our aim is to keep communities and families strong and keep children out of the child protection system.

Families

We offer over 80 programs that stretch from prevention to early intervention, community development, child wellbeing and protection to counselling and mediation. All our programs promote healthy relationships, encourage positive change through education and learning, and build strong, resilient communities.

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Bernard Austin Lodge Registered Nurse

Uniting is seeking experienced Registered Nurses to work at Uniting Bernard Austin Lodge in Liverpool on a casual basis.

February 28, 2022

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Senior Practitioner – Dementia and behaviour support

Senior Practice Lead - Dementia. Outstanding full-time role with great flexibility as to where and how you work!

February 20, 2022

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Child and Family Therapist

We are seeking an experienced Therapist with our Counselling and Mediation Team.

February 7, 2022

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Registered Nurse – ACT

We are looking for an experienced Registered Nurse (Aged Care) to work across our ACT region

February 20, 2022

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Educator Springwood Early Learning

Uniting Kids Care Springwood is currently seeking a Certificate III Educator to join their team!

February 17, 2022

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Youth Hope – Therapeutic Caseworker

Working within a multi-disciplinary team and supported by a comprehensive training program in trauma informed practice you will assess families’ needs holistically assisting them to form goals that will address their therapeutic needs.

February 4, 2022

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Premiers Youth Initiative Personal Advisor

Work with young people leaving Out of Home Care to build their capacity, link into the community and increase positive life outcomes.

February 4, 2022

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Illowra Care Service Employee

We are  seeking experienced Care Service Employees to work at our Illowra facility in Waverley on a permanent part-time basis

February 21, 2022

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Director Springwood Early Learning

Uniting Kids Care Springwood is seeking a Director to join the team!

February 18, 2022

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Northaven Deputy Service Manager

Located in Turramurra, Uniting is having a fantastic opportunity for a self-motivated Deputy Service Manager to join our supportive team in Uniting Northaven Retirement Village on a full-time basis.

February 28, 2022
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Bernard Austin Lodge Registered Nurse

Healthcare & Social Assistance

Location:
South West and M5 Corridor,
Closing:
February 28, 2022

About us

At Uniting, we believe in taking real steps to make the world a better place. We work to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

Our services are in the areas of aged care and disability, community services, and chaplaincy and we get involved in social justice and advocacy issues that impact the people we serve. We commit to respecting children and take action to keep them safe.

As an organisation we celebrate our diversity and welcome all people regardless of lifestyle choices, ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.

We are bold, imaginative, respectful and compassionate.

About the opportunity

Uniting is seeking experienced Registered Nurses to work at Uniting Bernard Austin Lodge in Liverpool on a casual basis 

About us

At Uniting, we believe in taking real steps to make the world a better place. We work to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

Our services are in the areas of aged care and disability, community services, and chaplaincy and we get involved in social justice and advocacy issues that impact the people we serve. We commit to respecting children and take action to keep them safe.

As an organisation we celebrate our diversity and welcome all people regardless of lifestyle choices, ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.

We are bold, imaginative, respectful and compassionate.

About the opportunity

Uniting is seeking experienced Registered Nurses to work at Uniting Bernard Austin Lodge in Liverpool on a casual basis.  Must be able to do AM and PM shifts across 7 day.

We want someone who thoroughly enjoys nursing, has excellent clinical skills, can provide engaged leadership and who has a passion for providing exceptional care.

Key responsibilities may include:

  • Excel at contemporary clinical assessment, making the most of funding we receive. You’ll be confident using the ACFI funding recording tool to achieve this.
  • You will oversee the clinical assessment process to ensure that each of our residents’ complex care needs are identified and regularly reviewed, reassessed and updated in their care plan.
  • You’ll advocate with and for our clients and their carers and families to enable choice and decision making that supports independence and quality of life.
  • You’ll contribute to a cohesive and harmonious team that respects each other’s ideas, integrity and abilities.
  • Your clinical leadership will ensure complex care and specialized nursing services are delivered by appropriately skilled staff under clinically-focused supervision.
  • You’ll support your team by sharing your knowledge, providing mentoring and clinical supervision on shift.

Qualifications

  • Registered Nurse, endorsed by AHPRA
  • Proof of hours completed as registered nurse
  • Covid and Flu Vaccinations

Skills & experience

  • A good understanding of contemporary aged care, clinical practice and clinical leadership in a residential setting
  • Previous experience in the aged care sector and clinical nursing
  • Insight into how relevant state and Commonwealth legislation impacts aged care services
  • A good knowledge of the ACFI funding instrument and aged care accreditation standards

Benefits & culture

Uniting is proud to be an EEO employer. Uniting supports an inclusive approach in the workplace. We celebrate our diversity and welcome staff regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation, gender identity and lifestyle choices. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

  • Ongoing training & development
  • Career development opportunities

For Further Information Contact: Kitty Ng

Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks which include a National Police Check and Reference Check.

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We want someone who thoroughly enjoys nursing, has excellent clinical skills, can provide engaged leadership and who has a passion for providing exceptional care.

Key responsibilities may include:

  • Excel at contemporary clinical assessment, making the most of funding we receive. You’ll be confident using the ACFI funding recording tool to achieve this.
  • You will oversee the clinical assessment process to ensure that each of our residents’ complex care needs are identified and regularly reviewed, reassessed and updated in their care plan.
  • You’ll advocate with and for our clients and their carers and families to enable choice and decision making that supports independence and quality of life.
  • You’ll contribute to a cohesive and harmonious team that respects each other’s ideas, integrity and abilities.
  • Your clinical leadership will ensure complex care and specialized nursing services are delivered by appropriately skilled staff under clinically-focused supervision.
  • You’ll support your team by sharing your knowledge, providing mentoring and clinical supervision on shift.

Qualifications

  • Registered Nurse, endorsed by AHPRA
  • Proof of hours completed as registered nurse
  • Covid and Flu Vaccinations

Skills & experience

  • A good understanding of contemporary aged care, clinical practice and clinical leadership in a residential setting
  • Previous experience in the aged care sector and clinical nursing
  • Insight into how relevant state and Commonwealth legislation impacts aged care services
  • A good knowledge of the ACFI funding instrument and aged care accreditation standards

Benefits & culture

Uniting is proud to be an EEO employer. Uniting supports an inclusive approach in the workplace. We celebrate our diversity and welcome staff regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation, gender identity and lifestyle choices. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

  • Ongoing training & development
  • Career development opportunities

For Further Information Contact: Renee Kruger 

Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks which include a National Police Check and Reference Check.

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February 28, 2022

Senior Practitioner – Dementia and behaviour support

Healthcare & Social Assistance

Location:
New South Wales,Sydney CBD,
Closing:
February 20, 2022

At Uniting, we believe in taking real steps to make the world a better place. We work to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

We are bold, imaginative, respectful, and compassionate.

Uniting is looking for an experienced Dementia and behaviour support practice Lead to join a dedicated, innovative, and highly collaborative team. 

Outstanding full-time role with great flexibility as to where and how you work!

You may be a clinician looking to move away from the day to day operational work, understanding that continuous education critical analysis, policy review and revision is paramount to practice excellence at Uniting.

This instrumental role is central to Uniting’s resolve and commitment to spearhead effective practice, process and system reviews, redesign projects and develop strategies that build the capacity of clients and communities by challenging existing norms that do not align with person centred principles and contemporary Dementia practice.

As Dementia and behaviour support Practice Lead your role will:

  • Coach, guide, facilitate, support, and develop managers, clinical leads and staff teams in their adoption of person-centred methodologies that will support consumers to lead fuller and richer lives
  • Develop and document practice frameworks and models that respond to the relevant evidence base and promote program fidelity through regular evaluation and measurement.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant legislation, guidelines, service standards and contractual obligations.
  • Strong case work experience with solid assessment, care planning and high-level pathway referral experience preferably in aged care and Dementia

About you:

  • Tertiary qualifications in relevant disciplines such as in Nursing, psychology, Health, Aged care, and Dementia behaviour experience
  • Demonstrated insight into current and future directions and challenges of the aged care sector
  • Coaching and/or change management experience using structured coaching approaches highly regarded
  • Understanding of strategic thinking, planning and service development concepts
  • A bright and creative thinker, excellent interpersonal skills that will see you excel in building positive and long-lasting relationships with all Uniting staff teams
  • Be willing and able to travel interstate between our facilities across NSW & ACT

For a comprehensive overview of this great role please click on the link below to view the position description.

Senior Dementia Practitioner – PD.docx

To apply please include a brief cover letter outlining why this role appeals to you and your CV. Apply today!  All applications are viewed upon receipt, we will be in touch.

Questions? Please don’t hesitate to call Louise Massie on 0422 154 242 or contact via email mmassie@uniting.org

 

At Uniting we believe vaccination to be the best way to keep our employees and clients safe from COVID-19. We require all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment.

Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks which includes a National Police Check and Reference Checks

 

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February 20, 2022

Child and Family Therapist

Healthcare & Social Assistance

Location:
Parramatta and Western Suburbs,
Closing:
February 7, 2022

About the opportunity

Uniting Counselling and Mediation has a long history of high-quality service delivery, being well regarded and connected with Family Law stakeholders.  You will provide individual, youth and family counselling for families. This includes innovative telehealth and digital options, child inclusive practice, and psycho-educational and therapeutic groups for individuals, young people and their parents.

This position is offered on a 12 month contract working 4-days a week and is based in Parramatta CBD.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide high quality individual, youth, and family counselling to repair and strengthen family relationships and individual self determination
  • Provide family therapy in conjunction with other Uniting Counselling and Mediation Staff (e.g. family dispute resolution practitioner) in a multi-disciplinary approach.
  • Provide child consultation as part of child inclusive practice to families after separation and divorce, including involuntary and court-ordered clients.
  • Assist in the development, facilitation and promotion of clinical group work programs within the center, and with external stakeholders such as community services and schools.
  • Under the direction of the Centre Manager/Coordinator, you’ll liaise and network with relevant agencies to facilitate effective and high-quality services to our clients including the development and implementation of specific case management models.

 

About You

  • Tertiary qualifications in psychology, social work or other equivalent and relevant field.
  • Experience delivering individual, youth and family therapy and/or experience in facilitating youth group programs.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage high conflict individuals, youth, and families with complex issues. 
  • Competence in working with issues of family violence.
  • Understanding of child protection issues
  • Excellent communication, organisation and report writing skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as be able to contribute to the smooth functioning of a team
  • Meet the program specific client targets

Even better:

  • Accredited post graduate training in individual, youth or family therapy
  • Eligibility for membership to relevant professional bodies (eg. AASW, APS, PACFA)
  • Experience working with court ordered and involuntary clients
  • Prior experience in youth group facilitation
  • Experience working within a Family Law or Child Protection context
  • Familiarity with the Family Law Act and other relevant legislation (eg. Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act

Why Work at Uniting

  • Do you thrive on a challenge and enjoy doing something different every day?  You can exercise choice through our culture of continuous conversations and have a voice in our diverse and inclusive workplace.
  • To have a career that matters in an organisation that focuses on making an impact
  • Receive comprehensive training and development in areas of individual, youth and family counselling and to learn within a supportive work environment
  • To work within a strong clinical and supervision framework.
  • Do you want to increase your disposable income by reducing the tax you pay?  As a Uniting employee you can package up to $15,900 from your salary for every day purchases, and up to $2650 for entertainment purposes. 
  • You receive up to 5 ex-gratia days (on top of annual leave) at the end of the year.

If the idea of working for a progressive not-for-profit organization excites you, then click APPLY now to get your application started!

 

Closing date: Monday, 7 February 2022

Should you have any questions, please contact Alex Sullivan from Uniting’s Talent Acquisition Team on; asullivan@uniting.org  for more information.

Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks, which include National Police Checks, Working with Children Checks and Reference Checks.

At Uniting we believe vaccination to be the best way to keep our employees and clients safe from COVID-19.  We require all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment.

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February 7, 2022

Registered Nurse – ACT

Healthcare & Social Assistance

Location:
ACT,
Closing:
February 20, 2022

About the Opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for a driven and motivated Registered Nurse to join our Home and Community Care team, on a full-time, 12-month contact basis, based in the ACT region.

We are looking for an experienced nurse who thoroughly enjoys nursing and who has a passion for providing exceptional care, with a person centred approach.

As the successful candidate, you will provide effective clinical nursing care that enhances client self-determination, capacity and resilience as well as improves social engagement and quality of life for the individual and family carer.

About you

To succeed in this role, you will meet the criteria below:

  • RN registration, endorsed by AHPRA
  • Current Australian Driver’s License
  • An understanding of contemporary aged care clinical practice and of care delivery in a community care setting
  • Excellent written documentation and assessment skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and problem solving skills
  • Sound negotiation, conflict resolution and mediation skills.
  • Proficiency using computer applications
  • Sound knowledge and commitment to continuous improvement and the application of a quality framework.
  • Previous experience in clinical position in aged care or community setting.

Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks which includes a National Police Check and Reference Checks

 

Benefits & Culture 

At Uniting, we welcome and celebrate everyone regardless of lifestyle, ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity and proudly create a safe and inclusive environment for staff and clients. 

We are bold, imaginative, respectful and compassionate. 

Further to this we offer: 

  • Join an organisation that has a positive impact on our clients and the community
  • Hands on training, development and mentoring with a leading provider 
  • Tax free salary packaging entitlements of up to $16,000 per year (pro-rata) 
  • Tax free salary packaged meal & entertainment card of up to $2,650 per year (pro-rata) 

 

At Uniting we believe vaccination to be the best way to keep our employees and clients safe from COVID-19. We require all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment.

For any questions, please contact Abigail Corpuz, Talent Acquisition Specialist on acorpuz@uniting.org.

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February 20, 2022

Educator Springwood Early Learning

Healthcare & Social Assistance

Location:
Blue Mountains,
Closing:
February 17, 2022

About the Opportunity

We are currently seeking a dedicated part time Certificate III Educator to become a part of our welcoming and supportive team at Uniting Kids Care Springwood Early Learning.

Educating children from 2 – 5 years of age, you will bring with you your positive interactions with children and passion for inclusive early childhood practice and social justice. 

Our team and broader community have grown and learnt together and we aim to continue this ethos through welcoming new Diploma Qualified Educator that will bring their ideas and drive, to ensure we continue to thrive.

In this part time permanent role you will be able to get on the children’s level and engage in play to provide both the support and hands on activities that children need to thrive.

What you need to succeed:

  • Must have completed a Certificate III in Children Services 
  • A work history that demonstrates, programming, recording observations and supporting the planning of a successful curriculum using the Early Years Learning Framework.
  • Must hold a current Valid Working with Children’s Check (WWCC)
  • Have the ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, families and community members
  • Believe in positive team spirit and embrace working in a diverse team

Who are we?

At Uniting, we believe in taking real steps to make the world a better place. We work to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice. We come from a belief that the power of inclusivity and community is the key ingredient to creating an environment where children can grow and flourish.

 

Uniting is proud to be an EEO employer who supports an inclusive approach in the workplace. 

  • Joining a dynamic team of educators and having continual mentoring career development opportunities
  • Opportunity to set goals, and learn and grow together
  • Opportunity for Career progression

 

“We commit to respecting children and take action to keep them safe”

 

At Uniting we believe vaccination to be the best way to keep our employees and clients safe from COVID-19.  We require all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment.

Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks which may include a National Police Check, Working with Children Check and Reference Checks.  

Apply Now
February 17, 2022

Youth Hope – Therapeutic Caseworker

Healthcare & Social Assistance

Location:
South West and M5 Corridor,
Closing:
February 4, 2022

About the role

We have 2 full time, permanent positions (35 hours per week) based in Liverpool.

Working within a multi-disciplinary team and supported by a comprehensive training program in trauma informed practice you will assess families’ needs holistically assisting them to form goals that will address their therapeutic needs.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Providing therapeutic casework services based on the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics and the Proactive Case Management model
  • Identifying the therapeutic needs of families, children and young people and structure the support intervention accordingly in collaboration with the Clinical Team and Youth Hope Coordinator
  • Advocating on behalf of service users and linking them to ongoing support.
  • Availability to provide services to families, children and young people at times and in locations that are most suitable to their needs, including evenings and weekends.

Skills & experience

  • Degree level qualifications or equivalent in Social Work, Welfare, Psychology or related field with a minimum of 3 years casework experience with children, young people and families.
  • Demonstrated ability to engage families with high and complex needs and work in partnership with them to achieve their goals, using a variety of intervention strategies from a range of theoretical models.
  • Demonstrated understanding of child protection issues and an ability to conduct risk and family assessments within a competency-based approach.
  • Demonstrated experience in engaging and working with culturally and linguistically diverse children, young people and families in a way that is culturally responsive and appropriate
  • Demonstrated experience in engaging and working with Aboriginal children, young people and families in a way that is culturally responsive and appropriate
  • Demonstrated commitment to children and young people remaining with their own family provided they are safe.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including weekends.
  • Current driver’s license and willingness to transport families, children and young people.

For more information, please contact Soraya on 0466 867 721 or skauhiva@uniting.org

Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks which may include a National Police Check and Reference Checks. At Uniting Covid-19 vaccinations are a condition of employment.

Applications close: Friday, 4 February 2022.

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February 4, 2022

Premiers Youth Initiative Personal Advisor

Healthcare & Social Assistance

Location:
Lismore and Far North Coast,
Closing:
February 4, 2022

About the role:

This role is a full time (35 hours a week) closed period contract until 30 June 2024.

The Premiers Youth Initiative are looking for a creative, motivated and energetic team player to join our supportive and dynamic team. This role involves working with young people leaving Out of Home Care to build their capacity, link into the community and increase positive life outcomes.

Based in Goonellabah, if you love working with young people and want to be part of making a difference please apply.

Skills and experience:

  • Interpersonal skills appropriate for engaging with young people from traumatised backgrounds
  • Knowledge of multiple services systems that support young people leaving OOHC require to transition to independence.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the issues impacting young people leaving care and their families, particularly in Regional and Aboriginal communities
  • Ability to provide effective assessment and referral for a variety of issues and facilitate young people’s access to services that will meet their needs

Further to this we offer:

  • Ability to impact the lives of young people in the local community
  • Varied workload including internal projects and wider organisation initiatives.
  • Ongoing professional and personal development opportunities.
  • A variety of not for profit salary packing options

For more information, please contact Alex Sullivan, asullivan@uniting.org

Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks which may include a National Police Check and Reference Checks. At Uniting Covid-19 vaccinations are a condition of employment.

Applications close: Friday, 4 February 2022.

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February 4, 2022

Illowra Care Service Employee

Healthcare & Social Assistance

Location:
Eastern Suburbs,
Closing:
February 21, 2022

About the role

We are  seeking experienced Care Service Employees to work at our Illowra facility in Waverley on a permanent part-time basis, to work collaboratively as a care team member to assist in the provision of care services that enhances the residents’ well-being and is inclusive of their physical, psychological, social and spiritual qualities, to facilitate self-determination, capacity and resilience, as well as improve social engagement and quality of life for the resident. 

Key responsibilities will include:

Must be willing to work in a care and kitchen role.

Working on an allocated roster rotation resembling a hospital roster.

Providing a wide range of personal care services to residents.

Supervise and assist with the  daily hygiene – showers or baths, shaving, cutting nails; lay out clothes and assist in dressing; make beds and tidy rooms; store clothes and clean wardrobes.

Supervise and assist in supporting residents with medication utilising medication compliance aids; simple wound dressing, etc.

Supervise and assist with meals and feeding.

Recognise, report and respond appropriately to changes in condition of residents.

Qualifications

Certificate III or IV in Aged Care or equivalent qualification

Medication competency would be highly favourable

Current First Aid Certificate

Current Flu Vaccination Certificate

Skills & experience

A good insight into the health, social or aged care services industries 
Previous experience in aged or community care
A gift for working collaboratively with a team and confident flying solo 
Great understanding of Work Health and Safety principles and risk management practices 

Benefits & culture
 
Uniting is proud to be an EEO employer. Uniting supports an inclusive approach in the workplace. We celebrate our diversity and welcome staff regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation, gender identity and lifestyle choices. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Ongoing training & development
Career development opportunities

To Apply Now

Please visit our careers page https://www.uniting.org/join-our-team/current-vacancies 

Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks which include a National Police Check and Reference Check.

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February 21, 2022

Director Springwood Early Learning

Healthcare & Social Assistance

Location:
Blue Mountains,
Closing:
February 18, 2022

About the Opportunity

We are currently seeking a passionate and experienced Director to become a part of our welcoming and supportive team at Uniting Kids Care Springwood Early Learning.

As the full time Centre Director and nominated supervisor you will manage and support an established team of educators and build strong positive relationships with families. You will have a genuine love of children and enjoy the opportunity to model best practice to educators in the centre.

What you need to succeed:

  • Diploma Qualified OR ACECQA assessed ECT bachelor degree qualification 
  • Excellent knowledge of the NQS, EYLF and teaching pedagogy
  • Previous experience in a leadership role as Centre Director is highly desirable
  • Current first aid certificate or willingness to obtain one
  • Valid Working with Children’s Check
  • Excellent leadership and mentoring skills
  • Demonstrates an understanding of governance principles and able to model best practice
  • Able to establish, foster and nurture collaborative partnerships with families and our local communities
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Who are we?

At Uniting, we believe in taking real steps to make the world a better place. We work to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice. We come from a belief that the power of inclusivity and community is the key ingredient to creating an environment where children can grow and flourish.

 

Uniting is proud to be an EEO employer who supports an inclusive approach in the workplace. 

  • Joining a dynamic team of educators and having continual mentoring career development opportunities
  • Opportunity to set goals, and learn and grow together
  • Opportunity for Career progression
  • Not for Profit Salary Packaging Benefits

 

“We commit to respecting children and take action to keep them safe”

 

At Uniting we believe vaccination to be the best way to keep our employees and clients safe from COVID-19.  We require all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment.

Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks which may include a National Police Check, Working with Children Check and Reference Checks.  

Apply Now
February 18, 2022

Northaven Deputy Service Manager

Healthcare & Social Assistance

Location:
North Shore and Northern Beaches,
Closing:
February 28, 2022

About us

At Uniting, we believe in taking real steps to make the world a better place. We work to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

Our services are in the areas of aged care and disability, community services, and chaplaincy and we get involved in social justice and advocacy issues that impact the people we serve. We commit to respecting children and take action to keep them safe.

As an organisation we celebrate our diversity and welcome all people regardless of lifestyle choices, ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity. 

We are bold, imaginative, respectful and compassionate.

About the opportunity

Located in Turramurra, Uniting is having a fantastic opportunity for a self-motivated Deputy Service Manager to join our supportive team in Uniting Northaven Retirement Village on a full-time basis. 

The successful candidate will be a Registered Nurse, endorsed by AHPRA and have demonstrated commitment and dedication to providing the highest quality care and services, which meet the needs and requirements of the individual client. 

You will have the proven ability to lead and coordinate service strategies in functional areas and possess high level written and oral communication skills, including effective presentation and interpersonal skills. 

Key responsibilities may include:

  • Assigning work allocations to team members based on their skills and abilities.
  • Facilitating the development of your team to uphold the unique needs of each client
  • Working for the continuous improvement of our service in line with Accreditation Standards
  • Advocating with and for our clients and their families to enable choice and decision making that supports independence
  • Interpreting audits and data, identify trends, provide advice and implement improvement initiatives

Qualifications

  • Current registration with AHPRA 
  • Flu and Covid Vaccination
  • Relevant qualifications or extensive experience in Social Services, Management, Aged Care, Human Services or related disciplines

Skills & experience

  • A good insight into the changes occurring within aged care sector (at least 5 years)
  • very extensive knowledge of ACFI
  • proved previous extensive experience in staff management (at least 2 years)
  • Great communication and customer service skills and the ability to get along easily with others
  • Confident in giving and receiving feedback
  • Able to problem solve, negotiate, mediate and resolve conflict

Benefits & culture

Uniting is proud to be an EEO employer. Uniting supports an inclusive approach in the workplace. We celebrate our diversity and welcome staff regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation, gender identity and lifestyle choices. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

  • Ongoing training & development
  • Career development opportunities
  • Salary packaging

Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks which include a National Police Check and Reference Check.

At Uniting we believe vaccination to be the best way to keep our employees and clients safe from COVID-19.  We require all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment.

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