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Title Trip Leader & Respite Support Worker Positions – Recreational Respite Casual
Categories Paid Employment
Hours Per Week Casual – Flat hourly rate for weekends and public holidays
Location Wellington/ East Gippsland Shires
Job Information

UnitingCare Gippsland have ongoing positions available for Trip Leaders and Respite Support Workers

UCG Age and DisAbility Services provides recreational respite care for children and adults with a disability. This position is responsible for working with clients requiring general respite and for clients with Respite Support packages. Members of the Age and Disability Services team will work in a way that promotes human dignity and creates conditions for social justice and equity

Click here to view the Trip Leader position description

Click here  to view Respite support worker position description

Applications addressing the key selection criteria are to be completed online

For further information please contact Tracey Donaldson on 5144 7777

Interviews for these positions may not be conducted immediately after applications are received, but will be held when a particular vacancy becomes available.

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Title DisAbility Services – Volunteers supporting people in outdoor recreational settings throughout Gippsland
Categories Volunteering Opportunities
Hours Per Week Varies
Location Based in Wellington/ East Gippsland
Job Information

The DisAbility Services Program provides an exciting and wide range of recreational activities for young people and adults with special needs. We are looking for volunteers to assist us with camps, day trips, Stepping Out and Interchange.  Our Out and About programs and Wilderness Alive program, both Senior and Junior, offer people with special needs a variety of adventure weekends and day trips that take them to a range of places throughout Gippsland.  Adventures include camping, horse riding, canoeing, movie and dinner and go karts. Clients in the Stepping Out Program are matched with their own mentor (a volunteer) and use their hours doing creative respite, like water aerobics and karate.  Volunteering in the Interchange program involves matching you with a child with special needs for a weekend or overnight. UnitingCare Gippsland is a quality accredited community service agency.  Staff and volunteers provide a range of community services in Gippsland for children, young people, families and individuals.  The agency has a vision of a healthy Gippsland, where disadvantage and inequity are challenged.

If you are interested in these programs or have any questions, please contact the DisAbility Services team on (03) 5144 7777 or email

Interviews for these positions may not be conducted immediately after applications are received, but will be held when a particular vacancy becomes available.

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Title Relief EY Workers
Categories Paid Employment
Hours Per Week As required
Location Across Gippsland
Job Information


UnitingCare Gippsland are seeking to increase their pool of Early Years relief workers across all locations, Gippsland, Wellington and East Gippsland.

UCG are seeking Bachelor, Diploma and Cert III qualified staff to relieve in their Kindergartens.

If you have any of these qualifications and would like to join our casual relief pool of Early Years Workers please send through your resume along with your responses to the key selection criteria.  In order to work for UnitingCare Gippsland you are required to hold a current Working With Children Check and a current Victorian Police Check or a Fit2Work (organised through UCG) other Checks will not be accepted.

Click on the relevant position description below;

Position Description for Kindergarten Activity Group Leader

Position Description for Kindergarten Assistant and Additional Assistant

Position Description for Kindergarten Teacher Duties

Please note

Whilst we will accept applications for these positions we will only conduct interviews between February and October each year. If applications are received outside these dates suitable applicants will not be invited to an interview until February the following year (eg 2017). We will hold your application on file and if successful we will interview you in February

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Title Volunteer Foster Carer
Categories Volunteering Opportunities
Hours Per Week As required
Location Throughout Gippsland
Job Information

Volunteering position

The Home Based Care Program is funded through the Department of Health and Human Services to provide a safe, secure and caring home environment for children aged from birth to 18 years, who are unable to reside with their natural families.

Interviews for these positions may not be conducted immediately after applications are received, but will be held when a particular vacancy becomes available.

For further information please contact Sally Derham 5144 7777


Click here for Position Description

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Title Practice Leader – Client Wellbeing (includes Housing Portfolio)
Categories Paid Employment
Hours Per Week 38 Hours Per Week
Location Based in Sale
Job Information

Please click here for a copy of the position description


UnitingCare Gippsland is an agency of the Uniting Church, incorporated under the Uniting Church in Australia Act 1977. We offer a diverse range of services for individuals, families and communities across Gippsland.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Practice Leader in our Integrated Intake / Case Management Client Services Team, based in our Sale office. This position will be responsible for Client Wellbeing including a portfolio in Housing.


The Integrated Intake / Case Management team:

  • Provide information, assessment and referrals to the local community to ensure that vulnerable children, young people and their families are linked effectively into relevant services
  • Works in collaboration with vulnerable children, young people and their families to strengthen parenting capacity, provide a responsive and flexible service tailored to meeting family’s needs and network closely with other community services also linked with the family


The Practice Leader – Integrated Intake / Case Management will:

  • Be responsible for operational and program delivery of high quality services
  • Lead, develop and motivate the team members in an Integrated Services environment
  • Ensure efficient and timely delivery of operational and program requirements and contribute to a continuous improvement cycle
  • Work collaboratively with external agencies including liaising with DHHS
  • Have technical and specialist skills in the family services area and have a working understanding of the legislation and frameworks that support this work
  • Have a strong focus on client wellbeing and housing support


UnitingCare Gippsland offers employees:

  • Supportive supervision and leadership
  • Family friendly workplace practices
  • Salary packaging


To be successful in your application you will meet the Key Selection Criteria in the Position Description and hold a relevant tertiary qualification in social work, psychology or a related field. You will also have previous experience in a leadership role.

If you would like further information regarding this position please contact Di Fisher on 51447777.

Closing time and date for these positions is 9.00am on Wednesday 29 March 2017

If you are interested in this position please submit your resume along with a letter addressing the full key selection criteria by clicking the apply now button below. Alternatively, you can post to Human Resources C/- Uniting Care Gippsland PO Box 454 Bairnsdale 3875

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