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The Uniting Church in Australia Synod of Victoria and Tasmania is the Council of the Uniting Church in Australia (UCA) responsible for the general oversight, direction and administration of the Church’s worship, witness and service in the region allotted to it. It exercises pastoral, executive, administrative and disciplinary responsibilities in relation to the presbyteries within its bounds. In particular, it promotes and encourages the work of the Church, assisting congregations and presbyteries within its bounds in their faithful participation in the mission of God.

Applicants may be required to obtain a Working with Children’s Check, and their employment will be subject to satisfactory completion of a National Criminal History Check.

Flexibility is required in terms of working hours, with work on weekends and/or in evenings necessary from time to time. Annual leave may not be taken immediately prior to or during the Synod meeting. Travel within Victoria and Tasmania, and interstate, will be required. Applicants will require a current driver’s licence.

Applicants must be willing to work within the UCA’s Workplace Values and Characteristics. They must support the direction outlined in the Synod’s document ‘Our Vision Statement, Mission Principles, Statements of Intent, Strategic Priorities and Areas of Focus’.

Synod Vision

Following Christ, walking together as First and Second Peoples, seeking community, compassion and justice for all creation.

Synod Ministries and Operations Mission

To inspire, resource and enable presbyteries, congregations and agencies to live Synod’s vision.

Values and Characteristics

Trust – a dependable partner – being a dependable partner that builds trust through: respectful, just and honest action; acting with integrity; ensuring the safety of all children and vulnerable people is paramount; aligning policy and practices; and fulfilling promises.

Collaboration – a shared responsibility – taking responsibility and collaborating through; knowledge sharing; inclusive decision making; and walking together as Frist and Second Peoples.

Growth – an expansive culture – embracing a culture of generosity and growth by: nurturing new ways of doing things; continuous improvement to practices, systems and processes; hearing all voices, contributions; welcoming diversity and consultative leadership.

Sustainability – a healthy ecosystem – maintaining a vibrant environment by: the intentional use of resources and ensuring we have the right skills, development, gifts and talents where we and our work flourish.

CURRENT VACANCIES:

Administration Support Officer
(Property Services)
Lecturer Systematic Theology
Placement
Centre for Theology and Ministry, Melbourne
Team Leader Administration,
Banyule Network
OH&S Coordinator
Permanent, Full Time
Melbourne CBD
IT Support Officer (Shiftworker)
Permanent, Full Time
Melbourne CBD
Data Analyst & Cleansing Officer
Fixed Term, Full Time
Melbourne CBDD
Power Apps & Application Support
Permanent, Full Time
Melbourne CBD