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Australian Unity


Australian Unity is a national health, wealth and living mutual company providing services to almost one million Australians, including around 300,000 members nationwide. We are here to help people thrive.

Australian Unity’s workforce was significantly increased in 2016 with the acquisition of the NSW state government’s Home Care business. We now employ more than 7,000 staff in various locations across Victoria, NSW, SA, WA and Queensland. Australian Unity is now a significant employer of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, particularly in NSW.

The breadth of our businesses and services means that the opportunities for multi-skilling and professional development are significant, and you can take your career on the path you choose while remaining under the secure umbrella of the Australian Unity group.

Australian Unity delivers careers and experiences that are challenging, rewarding
and differentiated by our wellbeing ambition. Australian Unity regularly recruits Aged Care and Home Care workers, Nurses, Physiotherapists and other healthcare professionals, Housekeepers, and Catering staff to deliver care to our customers and residents.

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Key Points

1. Become a part of an Australian company at the forefront of helping people and families in our community to thrive.

We are a company founded on social values and community contribution. Australian Unity prides itself on providing high trust products that impact positively on health, wealth and living. The company has material growth ambitions in all its businesses over the coming five years, and an aspiration of being known as a thought leader on key aspects of wellbeing. We actively encourage our staff to contribute to the pursuit of wellbeing, both for themselves and their customers.

2. Work with us around Australia

With a broad range of services and locations, you can work with Australian Unity wherever you are in Australia. Our home, disability and community care offerings allow staff the option to travel to the clients located close to home.

3. Flexible working conditions

Australian Unity supports life balance, and work is an important part of that. We offer flexible working conditions and hours for the right people, allowing greater autonomy and time to pursue the things that contribute to their wellbeing.

4. Challenging and rewarding careers

Our company is diversified and our opportunities expansive. We apply energy and focus to achieving goals that bene t our customers, Australian Unity and the community. With leadership programs, wellbeing bene ts, performance-based rewards and a friendly work environment, at Australian Unity we support and inspire each other to do well.

5. Ongoing professional development

Australian Unity provides extensive support and training for care and nursing staff to reach their professional goals, including maintaining the requirements of their registration authority.

6. Friendly, warm and supportive environment

Our employees come from all backgrounds and walks of life, mirroring the diversity of our member base. We are proud to be a significant employer of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and work to support people who present with a disability to build their career with us. This enriches the experience we provide our customers, and enables us to better meet the needs of those we care for. Our employee wellbeing program is proven by external research to make a positive difference to our employees’ health and therefore their lives, and caters for all aspects of wellbeing.

7. Professional and dedicated work culture

Australian Unity understands that in order to deliver the highest quality products and services to our customers, and to innovate and generate new service ideas, we need to invest in talented and dedicated teams of professionals.
To that end, we provide a high quality working environment, supportive of individual needs, where staff can focus on delivering on our ambition to be a leading health, wealth and living company.

8. Employee benefits to help you thrive

Australian Unity offers more than just a competitive salary, we also provide a wide variety of attractive financial and non- financial incentives, including subsidised private health cover. We offer employees access to financial services like salary packaging and in-house financial advisers, health benefits like health checks, and flu shots, and wellness benefits like community leave days and employee assistance programs.

9. Work for a leading employer

Australian Unity consistently measures the culture and engagement of our workforce against both Australian and world class employers abroad through external research. Our business strategy is to create an innovative and customer centric culture where our employees at all levels are empowered to contribute meaningfully to improvements to how we deliver care and wellbeing.

10. A stable future

The issues facing Australia’s ageing population and the rise of chronic diseases are challenges that will only become more complex with time. As a result, carers, health professionals and nurses will continue to be in demand for the services that they provide. In addition, our multidisciplinary workforce and training options means that you can add to your skill-set and experience over time.

Indigenous Programs

Australian Unity is one of Australia’s oldest mutual companies, with operations dating back to 1840. A national company providing health, wealth and living services, we operate with commercial principles and with a strong social purpose to create community value.

We are here to help people thrive.

Australian Unity has more than 7,000 employees across Australia who support our extensive business operations that span health, wealth and living services. We provide health insurance cover to more than 400,000 Australians and operate an evidence-based chronic disease and preventative healthcare business known as Remedy Healthcare. Australian Unity also owns six dental clinics. Our financial services operations include fee-for-service financial planning, fiduciary services, finance broking and banking. Our funds management business provides specialist property, fixed interest, mortgage and equity products. We also operate 18 retirement communities, encompassing both aged care and independent living, and have a large and growing Home Services business that provides in-home support for older Australians and those living with disability.

Proportionally, we are one of Australia’s larger employers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, with more than five percent of our workforce consisting of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. These employees are mostly based in our Aboriginal Home Care service, which consists of eight branches across NSW providing home care and services delivered by about 350 Aboriginal staff to around 3,000 Aboriginal clients.

Our services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and communities include social support, domestic assistance, personal care and home maintenance. Through our trustee services area, we also provide advice to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in establishing and managing native title trusts. These relationships are solid foundations through which we can create practical support for reconciliation and unity.

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