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Lentara UnitingCare is one of 21 agencies who form the broader UnitingCare network in Victoria & Tasmania. Currently, this network is merging to become a single entity, and has now appointed one board and one CEO. The combined agency will be known as 'Uniting (Victoria-Tasmania)' and this role along with current ongoing employees will be employed under the Uniting ABN from 1 July 2017.  As we expect to see gradual changes occurring; our focus remains on continuing to provide high quality services to our clients and the local community and provide opportunities for new and existing employees to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

When applying for a position, please provide a resume and cover letter adressing the selection criteria. If your application is shortlisted you will be contacted to arrange a suitable interview time. If you have any questions regarding a position please call Human Resources on (03) 9351 3600.

Cleaner
FreshStart Asset Services

  • Leading community services organisation
  • Genrous salary packaging benefits
  • Enjoy the flexibility of casual work

  • About Uniting
    At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

    We are proud to have been part of local communities for over 100 years delivering services across Victoria and Tasmania. With a team of 7,000 skilled and committed individuals we provide over 770 programs and services to people of all ages to learn, thrive and enjoy a healthy, happy life. We’re there for children, families, people with disability, older people and those experiencing homelessness, mental illness or drug and alcohol addiction.

    Uniting is looking for great people who, like us, celebrate diversity and welcome everyone regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.

    Learn more
    vt.uniting.org

    About the opportunity
    FreshStart Asset Services (‘FreshStart’) – a successful and growing social enterprise – provides meaningful, rewarding and sustainable employment for vulnerable members of our community. FreshStart provides a range of asset services including cleaning, maintenance and logistics support.

    The key element of this role is to assist in ensuring that all contracted properties are maintained in a clean, hygienic and tidy condition therefore meeting our target of consistently providing quality cleaning services to our valued customers.

    About you
    To be eligible, you will need:

  • Prior cleaning experience: in any or all of the following: aged care, commercial, industrial, medical, residential or retail
  • Proven ability to operate individually or within a team cleaning environment
  • Ability to operate specialist cleaning equipment – carpet steam cleaner, auto scrubber, rotary polisher, high pressure cleaner will be highly regarded
  • Certificate II (and above) – Cleaning Services will be highly regarded
  • Ability to work without direct supervision
  • Ability to drive and have own reliable transportation
  • Ability to converse in English with client, management or fellow FreshStart team members

  • How to apply
    If this sounds like you, find out more about this role or apply today. When applying, include a cover letter, of no more than one page outlining your suitability and attach a current resume of no more than 3 pages.

    Applications close on Wednesday, 8 August 2018

    Get in touch

    E: LentaraCareers@vt.uniting.org
    T: Pablo Gimenez - 03 9351 3676


    As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and Working With Children Check (in Victoria) and/or Working With Vulnerable People Check (in Tasmania) prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking

    Apply now View the Position Description 

    Centre Co-ordinator
    Cooke Court Child Care & Kindergarten - Children’s Services

  • Make a difference in a key leadership position
  • Generous remuneration and salary packaging benefits
  • Full time (76 hours per fortnight) with 9 day fortnight option
  • Ongoing, based in Richmond

  • About Uniting
    At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

    We are proud to have been part of local communities for over 100 years delivering services across Victoria and Tasmania. With a team of 7,000 skilled and committed individuals we provide over 770 programs and services to people of all ages to learn, thrive and enjoy a healthy, happy life. We’re there for children, families, people with disability, older people and those experiencing homelessness, mental illness or drug and alcohol addiction.

    Uniting is looking for great people who, like us, celebrate diversity and welcome everyone regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.

    Learn more
    vt.uniting.org

    About the opportunity

  • Grow your career with a supportive and encouraging team in a lead role
  • Make a difference to the lives of children by working in a challenging and rewarding environment
  • Partner with our stakeholders to connect families and children to their local community
  • Work alongside a motivated and passionate team dedicated to providing positive outcomes for children and families
  • Inspire children and staff in a large, natural outdoor play space
  • Grow in your professional practice through opportunities for quality professional development, training, mentoring and coaching
  • Be supported by a passionate and dedicated management team

  • About you
    We are seeking an experienced, motivated and passionate Centre Coordinator to join our team at Cooke Court Child Care & Kindergarten in Richmond. This role will provide positive outcomes for the children and families who access our programs. Applicants must have a Diploma in Early Childhood Education (or equivalent), substantial and demonstrated experience caring for and educating children, demonstrated leadership experience, an extensive knowledge of Victorian Early Years Learning, and Development Framework and the skills and knowledge to fulfil the role of a Centre Coordinator. Previous experience as a Centre Coordinator will be essential to your success in this role.


    How to apply
    If this sounds like you, find out more about this role or apply today. When applying, include a cover letter, of no more than one page outlining your suitability by addressing the core/key selection criteria and attach a current resume of no more than 3 pages.

    Applications that do not address the core/key selection criteria will not be considered.

    Core selection criteria

  • Values alignment: ability to demonstrate and authentically promote Uniting’s values
  • Extensive knowledge of the Education and Care Services National Law Act and Regulations, the Kindergarten Funding Guidelines, the National Quality Framework and the Child Safe Standards and how these relate to the operation of an Early Childhood Service
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and guide the team to provide a high quality educational program that reflects the diverse nature of the service and community and is based on an approved learning framework and the service philosophy
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a dynamic team and develop a productive and cooperative culture
  • Demonstrated ability to promote and advocate for the rights of children and families and ensure they are provided opportunities to participate in decision making regarding matters that affect them
  • Demonstrated ability to relate to and communicate effectively with a range of diverse stakeholders including all educators, families, and early childhood and other professionals
  • Excellent organisational, planning and prioritising skills and the ability to work with a high degree of autonomy

  • Applications close on Monday, 27 August 2018

    Get in touch

    E: LentaraCareers@vt.uniting.org
    T: 03 9351 3603 - Georga Simmons


    As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and Working With Children Check (in Victoria) and/or Working With Vulnerable People Check (in Tasmania) prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.

    Apply now View the Position Description