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Organisation : Uniting Church in Australia Synod of Victoria and Tasmania

Location : Melbourne (Melbourne)

Work type : Full-time

Sector : Community Support Services, Education & Training, Families, Religion & Religious Groups, Women, Youth & Young People

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 20 Jul, 2021

About the role

About the role

The Uniting Church in Australia, Synod of Victoria and Tasmania, has a unique opportunity available for a motivated individual to join our team as the Case Worker – Child Safe / Redress.

This role will be based in the brand new, fully equipped facilities of our Melbourne CBD office.

In this newly re-designed role, you will play a key part in promoting a safe and compliant culture for the Uniting Church across Victoria and Tasmania. This role will be a key resource, supporting the church to respond directly to survivors of child abuse, and handling complaints.

The Case Worker – Child Safe / Redress has responsibility for the facilitation, planning and administration of the Church’s personal response to survivors of child abuse, including the management of reportable conduct matters and responding to historical complaints of child abuse.

As well as case management, this role will review policies and resources, advise the Ethical Standards Manager on areas for improvement, and ensure resources are up to date and readily accessible.

A major function of this role will be the delivery of timely, comprehensive reports aligned to legislated administrative requirements.

For a more detailed description of the responsibilities of the role, please see the Position Description.

Part time work arrangements will be considered for the right applicant.


About you (Key Selection Criteria)

To secure this role you will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in social work, counselling, education, mediation or a related field
  • Proven experience with investigation processes and complaints handling
  • Certificate IV Workplace Assessment and Training would be an advantage
  • An understanding of the Uniting Church in Australia would be an advantage


Salary range

$86,062 – $104,888 (excluding super)

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Uniting Church in Australia Synod of Victoria and Tasmania

About us

The Uniting Church in Australia is the third largest church in Australia, and a leading presence in the not-for-profit sector. The UCA is deeply committed to faith, justice and the community, and is one of the largest national providers of community services outside of Government.

We are a vibrant, people-focused team that recognises the talent and dedication of our employees. As an employer, UCA values justice, inclusion, compassion, shared leadership, respect, integrity, wise stewardship and innovation.

We offer a professional and friendly work environment with great staff benefits.


UCA is an inclusive workplace that embraces diversity and equal opportunity in employment.  We welcome applications from all candidates from culturally diverse backgrounds, First peoples and all others regardless of age, ethnicity, religion, disability and sexual orientation.  

UCA is committed to providing a safe environment for all including children. Successful candidates are required to undergo a National Criminal History Check and sign a Keeping Children Safe Code of Conduct. Successful candidates may also require a Working with Children Check.

How to apply

Applications not allowed for this job listing.


Please quote in application: Case Worker – Child Safe / Redress via Pro Bono Australia.


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