Position Details
Reference Number 13766
Position Title Group Worker
Employment Type Permanent Part Time
Entity Community Services - Management /Admin
Location Cranbourne
Award Classification Social, Community , Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 - Social and Community Services Employee Level 5
Hours 30.40
Position Summary
  • Leading community services organisation
  • Salary packaging and competitive sector remuneration
  • Permanent part time position, based in Cranbourne
  • Group work facilitation



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



About the opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for a Group Work Practitioner to join the Family Services team at Cranbourne working two days per week (30.4 hours per fortnight).


The Group Work Practitioner will:


  • Research and develop evidence-based groups
  • Plan and facilitate group work programs
  • Contribute to program development and innovation


Uniting offers employees:

  • A comprehensive range of professional development opportunities
  • Reflective practice and supportive supervision
  • Career options through a wide range of programs and locations
  • Family friendly workplace practices
  • More take home pay through charity level salary packaging up to $15,900 per annum via Paywise salary packaging


About you

To be successful in your application you will meet the person specification in the position description, including having a relevant tertiary qualification in a field related to Social Work or Psychology.


Please address the following questions related to the person specification in a separate document to be uploaded as part of your application:

  • Tell us about your interest and expertise in working in a group setting with parents/carers, youth and children
  • Describe examples of your design and facilitation of evidence-based groups
  • Describe examples of training other staff in group work models


How to apply

If this sounds like you, find out more about this role or apply today.

  • Applications at http://www.connections.org.au/work-with-us
  • You will be asked to upload your resume and a covering letter with your responses to the questions above. We recommend that you provide examples that show the range, scale and complexity of your experiences.

Applications close Monday 17 June 2019



Get in touch

  • Steve Hunt – Team Leader – 03 5990 8400
  • Bask Cassar – Program Leader – 03 8792 8999


Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and well being of all children, at all times. 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.

Contact Person Steve Hunt
Alternate Contact Person Bask Cassar
Closing Date 17/06/2019
Position Description
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