Become a Support Worker
Uniting is passionate about supporting our clients to stay independent in their own homes for as long as possible. We are looking for like-minded, mobile Support Workers to join our growing home and community care team. You will provide services to our clients such as helping at home, transport, personal care and enriching their well-being. To find out more about our support worker roles and current vacancies near you, search for “support worker” on our jobs tab.
Uniting is responsible for the social justice, community services and chaplaincy work of the Uniting Church in NSW and the ACT, providing care and support for people through all ages and stages of life and with a focus on people experiencing disadvantage and vulnerability. Our purpose is to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.
Work with us
Uniting is passionate about helping people lead happy, healthy lives and we believe in taking real steps to make the world a better place. We’re always looking to grow our team of like-minded employees and volunteers. Our work is in the areas of aged care, disability, community and family services, early learning and chaplaincy, and we get involved in social justice and advocacy issues that impact the people we serve. Every day, our services touch the lives of thousands of Australians. From early childhood education and care, services for vulnerable families, children and young people, aged care and people living with a disability – we are for everyone. If you believe in taking real steps to make the world a better place, we encourage you to find your next role with Uniting.
Welcoming you exactly as you are
We celebrate diversity of ability, age, ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation, intersex variation and/or gender identity and welcome everyone, exactly as they are. Uniting is an Equal Opportunity Employer that promotes a positive work environment free from discrimination. Our Aboriginal Service Development Unit has established a set of delivery principles to ensure our services are accessible, welcoming and culturally supportive for Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander peoples.
The benefits of working at Uniting
Working to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice brings its own rewards. But there’s more. You’ll have access to a range of exciting initiatives and opportunities. • Training and Development: We take pride in developing the capability of our people. You’ll be encouraged to apply a ratio of 70% on-the-job learning opportunities, 20% mentoring and coaching and 10% formal training offerings. This helps to ensure your learning is practically applied and sustainably embedded over the course of your career with us. • Career progression: We are a broad organisation with a wide range of services allowing for vertical and horizontal career progress. You can expect technical and soft-skills training, accredited qualifications and leadership development. • Social Justice: Uniting is responsible for the social justice, community services and chaplaincy work of the Uniting Church in NSW and the ACT, providing care and support for people through all ages and stages of life and with a focus on people experiencing disadvantage and vulnerability. • Diverse and Inclusive: No matter your story, language, faith or cultural background, we want you to feel accepted at Uniting. We value and celebrate your cultural diversity and welcome you exactly as you are. • Locations: We’re the largest not-for-profit provider of aged care services in NSW and the ACT so we have many locations that provide the right care in the right places. • Research and Innovation: Knowledge is important at Uniting. That's why we employ a dedicated team of researchers and social policy analysts. Our research and social policy team works with our services to identify how we can create a more inclusive, connected and just community. • Recognition and accreditation: Our various awards and official accreditations acknowledge our diverse, like-minded and supportive team culture. We care about our people and have created a safe and secure environment in which you can thrive.
We do everything with heart
At Uniting, we believe you can dream big, live bold and shine on. That's why we're right beside you, offering real support, however you need it.
Uniting showing love is power at the Mardi Gras
Because we do what we say and say what we do, Uniting is a regular participant in the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. This year, Julie McCrossin joined with some of our staff and members of the Uniting community to show the world that love is a superpower.
Where I belong
We gain inspiration from working together and learning about each others experiences.