Employment

Working at UnitingCare Gippsland

UnitingCare Gippsland is an equal opportunity employer, offering a family friendly, flexible and supportive workplace.   We have a strong focus on providing a quality service that exceeds our customer’s expectations, and on continuous learning and improvement.

We currently employ over 400 staff in programs and services including early years education and care, children and families, youth, aged, disability, counselling, disability, community development, finance and administration. Our staff are situated across Gippsland and are supported by a further 300 carers, volunteers and students.

In a recent staff survey, when asked why we work where we work, responses included:

  • we love the work we do
  • we appreciate our family friendly workplace
  • many of us enjoy the ability to work from home or work flexibly
  • we enjoy working with clients in a community service setting
  • we enjoy the support we receive from our colleagues
  • we like being challenged
  • we identify with the Agency’s vision, mission, principles, values and ethics
  • we value the Agency’s focus  on professional development and opportunities to learn new skills
  • we enjoy the level of trust  and autonomy entrusted to us
  • we are proud of our reputation and how the agency advocates for others

How do I apply?

UnitingCare Gippsland tries to advertise all vacancies widely but sometimes vacancies may only appear on this site.

When applying for a position we ask all applicants to complete our standard Application form and provide a written response to each of the Key Selection Criteria outlined on the relevant Position Description.

Both documents should be forwarded with a brief covering letter and your resume, to the Human Resources Team. Information on how to submit your application can be found by clicking on the ’Apply Now’ button , found at the bottom of each vacant position advertised on this site.  Applications can be forwarded either online or by mail.

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an interview.  All applicants will be advised of the outcome of their application. Feedback and support is available to applicants at any stage of the application process.

UnitingCare Gippsland interview in the interest of the safety and wellbeing of children and young people and our recruitment processes reflect this. We adopt  ‘Choose with Care recruitment strategies, all agency members require satisfactory Police and Working with Children Checks, regardless of the position held and reference checks prior to any appointment being offered.

For current vacancies, of if you are interested in volunteering or carer roles please click on the relevant links below.

Click here to view current vacancies

 

Volunteering at UnitingCare Gippsland

UnitingCare Gippsland are always looking for volunteers and can offer a variety of rewarding, volunteer opportunities where you can undertake further training and education, learn new skills, put old skills to use and meet new people while providing a valuable service to families who live in your community.

Ongoing volunteer opportunities include:

■Home-Based Care (Foster Care) Carers

■Interchange Hosts

■Respite carers – Caring for and supporting people with a disability in weekend and daytime group activity settings.

■Opportunity Shop staff

From time to time we also have volunteer opportunities arise in other areas such as administration, finance, special projects, marketing, volunteer recruitiment, grants and submission writing, maintenance and gardening. If you have particular skills and experience to offer in any of these areas we would love to hear from you.

For further information, please contact your nearest UnitingCare Gippsland office.

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