• Full-Time, contract for 12 months
  • $74,480 base salary and access to salary packaging options
  • Based in East Perth 

    UnitingCare West is committed to achieving justice, hope and opportunity for all, and works with people and communities so those most in need can belong and thrive.  It is a not-for-profit community services organisation and part of the mission of the Uniting Church in Australia and UnitingCare national network.

    About the Role

    UnitingCare West is looking for an outstanding person to assist the Senior Business Analyst to identify and document the administrative processes in each area of the business through consultation with a range of stakeholders. The role will also assist with developing an end to end business process map for each of the administrative processes in each area of the business through consultation with a range of stakeholders. The successful candidate will model exemplary personal drive and integrity to ensure UnitingCare West’s ethos is consistently reflected in our service practices.

    You will report directly to the Principal Practice Lead, Organisational Support Solutions and your role is responsible for the process mapping of the administrative processes in the business, identification of both local and systemic issues and development and documentation of optimised processes.  

    This is a full-time role working at of our office in East Perth but across the Perth Metropolitan area.

    The position is a max term contract for 12 months with the possibility of an extension.

    About You

    Ideally you will demonstrate the following:

    • Ability to identify and achieve specific improvements to enhance organisational effectiveness;
    • Able to seek out process improvement opportunities, develop new ideas and implement innovative solutions;
    • Ability to understand the key outcomes of the role and to work relatively unsupervised to deliver them;
    • Confident and articulate verbal communicator and have excellent written communication;
    • 3 to 5 years’ experience in the mapping of business processes, identification of inadequacies and opportunities to improve processes;
    • Demonstrated ability to work with both external and internal stakeholders including the subject matter experts at various levels of the organisation;
    • Strong project and stakeholder management skills;
    • Strong execution competency;
    • Experience and understanding of the NFP/Community Services Sector (desirable);
    • Capacity and willingness to work within the Christian ethos of UCW;
    • Relevant tertiary qualifications;
    • Current National Police Clearance (within the last 6 months); and
    • Current Western Australian Driver’s.

     

    About UCW

    Working within our values of empathy, respect, integrity, inclusiveness and commitment UnitingCare West provides the support and development for you to belong and thrive.  Benefits of working with us includes additional annual leave, generous long service leave, access to additional salary packing and a great team environment. We value social and cultural diversity and are committed to a safe workplace and strongly encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people with a disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and mature age workers. 

    Enquiries can be directed to Luke McNiece, Principal Practice Lead, Organisational Support Solutions, Support Services on 1300 663 298. 

    Position Description is available here.

    Applications containing a cover letter, addressing each of the criteria, on your skills and experience and a current resume are to be made via the Seek website by 5pm Friday 29th May

    Please note that shortlisting will begin immediately.

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

    UnitingCare West is committed to providing a nurturing environment where all children feel safe, valued and heard.

  • Be part of an innovative and exciting agency
  • Receive a generous monthly, tax-free carer reimbursement and ongoing support from our experienced, knowledgeable and passionate Case Workers
  • Enhance your skills through ongoing training and learning opportunities
  • Play a pivotal and rewarding role in the day to day lives of children in care

Fostering at UnitingCare West

UCW’s Futures Foster Care service offers the opportunity for foster carers to play a valuable role in helping children and young people with a disability and / or previous experiences of abuse and neglect to fulfil their potential. The service operates on the belief that the needs of all children and young people are best met in a safe, secure, consistent and nurturing family environment.

We are looking for people who have empathy and compassion, who are passionate and resilient and who are able to make a long term commitment to nurture children and support their growth and development.

About the Role

Foster carers need to meet the many simple and complex needs of a child or young person, such as:

  • Provision of safe, reliable and consistent care to meet the emotional, social, educational and physical needs of the child in their care.
  • Provision of physical care that may include feeding, toileting, bathing, and dressing.
  • Implementing therapy programs such as communication, mobility and independent living skills.
  • Assisting to meet the child’s health needs including monitoring medical needs attending appointments, administration of medication. The use of disability aids and medical equipment is also frequently required.
  • Supporting the child to maintain a connection with their family and cultural identity.
  • Contribute to planning for the child’s future.
  • Working in partnership with everyone involved in the child’s life.  

Are YOU ready to become a foster carer with UnitingCare West?

For more information, contact the Futures Foster Care service now on 08 6279 1800 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Note: you must have at least one spare room and be willing to undergo criminal and DCPFS screening checks.  It is also essential to have a current WA C class driver's licence.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

UnitingCare West is committed to providing a nurturing environment where all children feel safe, valued and heard.

  • Part-time (0.6 FTE), 1 year MaxTerm Position to 30 June 2020
  • Starting Salary $69,659 (pro-rata) + 9.5% super + 17.5% leave loading
  • 5 weeks annual leave (pro-rata) and attractive salary packaging options
  • Based in Fremantle

UnitingCare West is committed to achieving justice, hope and opportunity for all, and works with people and communities so those most in need can belong and thrive.  It is a not-for-profit community services organisation and part of the mission of the Uniting Church in Australia and UnitingCare national network.

About the Role

Attach: Parent Drug and Alcohol Service is an in-home counselling service for substance using parents.  We are looking for a dynamic, skilled, knowledgeable, and passionate person to help us to deliver our specialist Parent Drug and Alcohol Service. 

About You

All candidates will possess:

  • Relevant Tertiary qualifications (e.g. Social work, Psychology, Counselling) and /or significant relevant experience in a related role
  • Experience delivering evidence based therapeutic interventions to clients presenting with complex issues; particularly in the area of alcohol and other drug use.
  • Excellent counselling and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to work in isolation and in difficult circumstances
  • Experience working with parents and a solid understanding of child protection issues, risk assessment, and safety planning
  • Knowledge of the key issues facing substance using clients such as parenting, mental health, FDV ,trauma and attachment.
  • Competence in MS Outlook, Word, and Excel

About UCW

Working within our values of empathy, respect, integrity, inclusiveness and commitment UnitingCare West provides the support and development for you to belong and thrive.  Benefits of working with us includes additional annual leave, generous long service leave, access to additional salary packing and a great team environment. We value social and cultural diversity and are committed to a safe workplace and strongly encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people with a disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and mature age workers. 

Enquiries can be directed to Lianne Sylvester, Specialist Team Leader, Strengthening Communities on 08 9239 0920.  

Position Description is available on our website here

Please apply through the SEEK website, providing a covering letter , outlining your suitability against the selection criteria (no more than two pages) together with current resume by 31 May 2019.

About the business

UnitingCare West is committed to achieving justice, hope and opportunity for all, and works with people and communities so those most in need can belong and thrive.  It is a not-for-profit community services organisation and part of the mission of the Uniting Church in Australia and UnitingCare national network.

About the role

As part of the UnitingCare West (UCW) Financial Wellbeing team, this position provides financial counselling, information and assistance to people experiencing financial difficulties and advocates on their behalf to improve their overall life circumstances, including the provision of referrals and assistance to access other needed services.  This role works in collaboration with the Financial Counselling Network and its partners, and also with other Financial Counselling Services (FCS) and Financial Counselling, Capability and Wellbeing Hubs (FCCWH).

This is a full-time role working at our Yanchep Hub. The position is a max term contract until 31 December 2019 with the possibility of an extension.

Benefits and perks

  • Provide Financial Counselling assistance, advocacy & case management
  • Full-Time, Max Term contract until 31 December 2019
  • Access to salary packaging options

Skills and experience

Ideally, to be considered for this role you will need:

  • A Diploma in Financial Counselling, or studying/enrolled in the course
  • Be a member/eligible to be a member of the Financial Counsellors Association of WA,
  • Demonstrated ability to engage in financial assessment and provide financial counselling
  • Demonstrated capacity to advocate and negotiate on behalf of clients
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current financial Bankruptcy legislation and Credit code
  • A valid National Police Clearance (no more than 6 months old) or the ability to obtain one

If you are interested in the role, have experience in the field but don't yet have the relevant qualifications we may consider candidates for the role as a Trainee. The expectation would be the candidate would either currently be enrolled or plans to enrol in a Diploma in Financial Counselling during the course of their employment. If the candidate successfully passes their Diploma then UCW will consider progressing them to the next relevant pay scale for the role.

A position description is available here.

Applications containing a Cover Letter and Resume are to be made through the Seek website by 5pm Friday 24th May. Please note that shortlisting will begin immediately.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

UnitingCare West is committed to providing a nurturing environment where all children feel safe, valued and heard.

 

You must be of Aboriginal descent to be considered for this position as per section 50D of the Equal Employment Opportunity Act 1984.

UnitingCare West is committed to achieving justice, hope and opportunity for all, and works with people and communities so those most in need can belong and thrive.  It is a not-for-profit community services organisation and part of the mission of the Uniting Church in Australia and UnitingCare national network.

Are you interested in:

  • Helping Families keep their children safe at home.
  • Increasing the knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal Culture within the community.
  • Sharing cultural knowledge of community and the current trends within the Aboriginal community.

Ideally, we are looking for a candidate who can demonstrate the following competencies;

  • Experience working with vulnerable children and families who have been engaged in the child protection system
  • Experience of outreach work with Aboriginal and Non-Aboriginal families;
  • Case management skills and experience including planning, coordination, child centred casework practice and strengths based practice;
  • Willingness to work  in partnership with Department for Communities (Child Protection)

You must have or be able to obtain a current National Police Clearance, Working With Children’s Check and have a current A or C class driver’s licence for this position.

Employee Benefits:

  • Excellent Professional Development and Training Opportunities
  • 5 weeks’ annual leave pro rata + 17.5% leave loading + 9.5% superannuation
  • Wellness Program and Employee Assistance Program

If you have any queries regarding the role, please contact Silvana Croft on (08) 9239 0900.

The Position Description is available here.

Applications are to be made through the SEEK website before 5.00pm, Friday 17th May 2019 and should include a covering letter addressing the above competencies and a current CV.     

To be successful in your application you will need to demonstrate a capacity and willingness to work within the Christian ethos of UnitingCare West.

As this role is a 50D, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

UnitingCare West is committed to providing a nurturing environment where all children feel safe, valued and heard.

Your resume will be kept by us for a period of 12 months as part of our internal processes and in line with the National Privacy Provisions.  If you do not wish this to happen, please contact us after the conclusion of the recruitment process. 

Senior Policy Officer (Clinical)

  •  Full Time, 6 months Max Term Position
  • Generous Salary Packaging Benefits
  • Based in Perth

UnitingCare West is committed to achieving justice, hope and opportunity for all, and works with people and communities so those most in need can belong and thrive.  It is a not-for-profit community services organisation and part of the mission of the Uniting Church in Australia and UnitingCare national network.

About the Role

Our organisation will impress and we are distinctive within our sector, delivering high quality and valued services to those who are disadvantaged in WA.  UCW needs its service pathways and operational programs to have a consistent approach in the content & style of policies, procedures and operational guidelines. PLUS, ensuring that these also reference UCW Governance and Organisational Policies, Procedures and Practice Guidelines, and where appropriate are compliant with specific legislation or National/State Standards.

This position will play a pivotal role in the review, renewal and/or creation of these documents and assemble a comprehensive, coherent, auditable framework of service pathway practice standards and operational guidelines.

About You

To be highly effective in this position you will…

  • Love policy frameworks and building them with a view to simplicity, clarity, feasibility, safety, quality outcomes, other ramifications (e.g. cost) and compliance;
  • Be abreast of legislative frameworks and their interdependencies;
  • Possess a passion to work collaboratively and consultatively with subject matter experts and other areas of the business that may be impacted;
  • Thrive on problem solving with an ability to research and analyse material and identify key issues, challenges and consequences;
  • Bring the requisite expertise and energy for managing projects, delivering results and achieving the organisation’s desired outcomes;
  • Have an acute attention for detail, accuracy and meeting timelines; and
  • Be an ‘ideal team player’.

About Us

UnitingCare West is committed to achieving social justice and works with people and communities to thrive so that everyone can enjoy a life of belonging, hope and purpose. It is a not-for-profit community services organisation, part of the mission of the Uniting Church in Australia and member of the UnitingCare national network of community services organisations.

Working within our values of empathy, respect, integrity, inclusiveness and commitment UnitingCare West provides the support and development for you to belong and thrive.  Benefits of working with us include additional annual leave, generous long service leave, access to additional salary packing and a great team environment. We are also committed to ensuring a safe workplace.

Valuing social and cultural diversity, we strongly encourage applications from First Nations People, people with a disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and mature age workers. 

Enquiries about the role can be directed to Kerry Barker at 9355 9058 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The position description is available here

Please apply through the SEEK website, providing a covering letter together with current resume by 22 April 2019.

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

UnitingCare West is committed to providing a nurturing environment where all children feel safe, valued and heard.

  • Full-Time, contract for 12 months
  • Access to salary packaging options
  • Based in East Perth

About the business

UnitingCare West is committed to achieving justice, hope and opportunity for all, and works with people and communities so those most in need can belong and thrive.  It is a not-for-profit community services organisation and part of the mission of the Uniting Church in Australia and UnitingCare national network.

Working within our values of empathy, respect, integrity, inclusiveness and commitment UnitingCare West provides the support and development for you to belong and thrive.  Benefits of working with us includes additional annual leave, generous long service leave, access to additional salary packing and a great team environment. We value social and cultural diversity and are committed to a safe workplace and strongly encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people with a disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and mature age workers. 

About the role

UnitingCare West is looking for an outstanding person to identify and document the administrative processes in each area of the business through consultation with a range of stakeholders. The role will also develop an end to end business process map for each of the administrative processes in each area of the business through consultation with a range of stakeholders. The successful candidate will model exemplary personal drive and integrity to ensure UnitingCare West's ethos is consistently reflected in our service practices.

You will report directly to the Principal Practice Lead, Organisational Support Solutions and your role is responsible for the process mapping of the administrative processes in the business, identification of both local and systemic issues and development and documentation of optimised processes.  

This is a full-time role working at of our office in East Perth but across the Perth Metropolitan area.

The position is a max term contract for 12 months with the possibility of an extension.

Benefits and perks

  • 5 weeks' annual leave pro rata + 17.5% leave loading + 9.5% superannuation
  • Wellness Program and Employee Assistance Program

Skills and experience

Ideally you will demonstrate the following:

  • Ability to understand the key outcomes of the role and to work relatively unsupervised to deliver them;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; 
  • 5 to 7 years' experience in the mapping of business processes, identification of inadequacies and opportunities to improve processes;
  • Demonstrated ability to work with both external and internal stakeholders including the subject matter experts at various levels of the organisation;
  • Strong project and stakeholder management skills;
  • Skilled in managing a small team of direct reports;
  • Strong execution competency;
  • Experience and understanding of the NFP/Community Services Sector (desirable)

Enquiries can be directed to Luke McNiece, Principal Practice Lead, Organisational Support Solutions, Support Services on 1300 663 298

Position Description is available here.

Applications containing a cover letter, addressing each of the criteria above, on your skills and experience and a current resume are to be made via the Seek website by 5pm Friday 24th May

Please note that shortlisting will begin immediately.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

UnitingCare West is committed to providing a nurturing environment where all children feel safe, valued and heard.

  • A key role reporting to the Deputy CEO
  • Contribute to the business performance through innovative strategies
  • Full time role

UnitingCare West is committed to achieving justice, hope and opportunity for all, and works with people and communities so those most in need can belong and thrive.  It is a not-for-profit community services organisation and part of the mission of the Uniting Church in Australia and UnitingCare national network.

About the Role

UnitingCare West is looking for an outstanding person to design and deliver quality and innovation activities to ensure that UCW is best positioned to provide accurate, relevant, timely information to meet all service standards, audits, evaluations and re-certifications. The successful candidate will model exemplary personal drive and integrity to ensure UnitingCare West’s ethos is consistently reflected in our service practices.

You will report directly to the Deputy CEO and your role is responsible for supporting quality and innovation activities to assist the consolidation and growth of UnitingCare West’s provision of continuous improvement and high quality service provision to staff, clients and the community.

This is a full-time role working at our ICH Hub in East Perth. The position is a max term contract until 30 June 2020, with the possibility of an extension.

About You

Ideally you will demonstrate the following:

  • Previous experience working in a Quality role;
  • Capable of working across the entire organisation having the ability to learn quickly about the varied types of services that UCW provide.
  • Demonstrated capacity to build collaborative, constructive relationships in the workplace.
  • Possesses significant skills and knowledge in project management methodology, implementation and review processes.
  • Experience and understanding of community and welfare service delivery.
  • Competency with a range of IT programs including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. 
  • Established skills in collaborative stakeholder engagement and management, both internally and externally. 
  • Demonstrated capability in supporting, implementing and managing change at individual, team and agency levels. 
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve and work autonomously in a creative manner.
  • Ability to prepare written reports for internal requirements.
  • Ability to work in ways that are congruent with the Values of UnitingCare West and the Uniting Church in Australia. 
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications or commensurate experience and professional development.

You must be able to obtain a Working with Children Clearance, a current National Police Clearance (or have one that is less than six months old) and hold a WA driver’s licence for this position.

About UCW

Working within our values of empathy, respect, integrity, inclusiveness and commitment UnitingCare West provides the support and development for you to belong and thrive.  Benefits of working with us includes additional annual leave, generous long service leave, access to additional salary packing and a great team environment. We value social and cultural diversity and are committed to a safe workplace and strongly encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people with a disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and mature age workers. 

For a confidential discussion regarding the role, please call Kim Brooklyn, Deputy CEO on 1300 663 298.

The position description can be found here

Applications are to be made through the SEEK website before 5.00pm, Wednesday 22nd May 2019 including a covering letter of no more than 2 pages and a current CV. 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

UnitingCare West is committed to providing a nurturing environment where all children feel safe, valued and heard.

Your resume will be kept by us for a period of 12 months as part of our internal processes and in line with the National Privacy Provisions.  If you do not wish this to happen, please contact us after the conclusion of the recruitment process. 

  • Maximum Term Contract July 2019 - May 2020                              (Parental Leave Cover)

    This is an opportunity for you to make your mark in a leading community service organisation during an exciting period of transformation towards self-organising teams.  This is a senior leadership role, with significant responsibility, and we’d love you to help shape our future and ensure even better outcomes for the people we exist to serve. You will primarily be based out of Girrawheen and Merriwa.

    Qualifications and experience are wonderful things (HR have told us so, and have added that bit down below), but we’re also looking for people who bring their personality, flair and unique energy to the workplace.

    You’re going to love this job because you are:

    • A natural leader – you coach teams to achieve their best
    • A guide for your team captains
    • Person-centred – your motivation is the people we exist to serve
    • Already thinking of new and inspiring ideas to refresh our approach
    • Live and breathe inclusion and social justice
    • Resilient (goes without saying)
    • Resourceful and open-minded
    • Inspired to work for an organisation with big aspirations
    • A linker - you pull people together
    • A radical thinker - you get excited about developing innovative new ways of working
    • Active in the community
    • Easy-going (but not too much)
    • An influencer and a listener
    • A thinker and researcher
    • A doer, with initiative and flair
    • Committed, grounded and real
    • The type to have a bit of fun at work (you’re our kind of person)

    The bit HR wants us to add:

    • Specialist or advanced knowledge and experience in the mental health and/or disability sector.
    • Exceptional understanding of NDIS and individualised funding models.
    • Delivering results – encouraging achievement, innovation and service improvements. Continuously focussing on measurement of performance, initiating corrective action when necessary and obtaining desired team results.

    That’s enough here but for more of this, see the position description here.

    Working at UnitingCare West:

    Working within our values of empathy, respect, integrity, inclusiveness and commitment UnitingCare West provides the support and development for you to belong and thrive.  Benefits of working with us includes additional annual leave, generous long service leave, access to additional salary packing and a great team environment. We value social and cultural diversity and are committed to a safe workplace and strongly encourage applications from First Peoples, people with a disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and mature age workers. 

    If you are up for a challenge and want to make a difference we encourage you to apply online through SEEK or call Michelle King to find out more on 1300 663 298.

    Please note that shortlisting will commence immediately.

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

    UnitingCare West is committed to providing a nurturing environment where all children feel safe, valued and heard.

Have a look at some of the varied roles and career paths you can have at UnitingCare West here

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