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​People and Culture

​​​Welcome to People & Culture online, offering a range of helpful tools and information about employment in the Uniting Church, Synod of Victoria and Tasmania.

Our vision and mission principles

Following Christ,

walking together

as First and second Peoples,

seeking community, compassion

and justice for all creation


Our workplace ethos
As an employer, we express the ethos of Christianity to love one another, to live justly and to seek the reconciliation and renewal of all creation by respecting ourselves and all whom we serve and employ.  We strive to do so by:

  • Being inclusive
  • Acting and advocating for a just society 
  • Working for peace and justice in the world
  • Having an openness to the wisdom of people of other faiths and views
  • ​Implementing environmentally sustainable practices

Our values

Our workplace values:

Welcomes people speaking for themselves and on behalf of others 
Hears all voices and contributions
Actively removes discrimination

Actively fosters diversity and open communication
Welcomes different thoughts, ideas and contributions

Acknowledges and values the whole person
Seeks to be responsive to people’s needs

Shared Leadership
Works collaboratively
Shares knowledge
Uses consultative decision-making

Values all people, roles and contributions
Creates an environment where we and our work flourish

Does the right thing for the right reasons                                     
Acts ethically with appropriate accountability and transparency
Aligns policy and practice
Expects honesty from all staff, in their relationships with each other,
their external partnerships and with society

Wise Stewardship
Makes responsible and sustainable use of resources
Ensures we have the skills to perform our jobs
Provides opportunities for professional development
Works collaboratively to utilise our strengths and diverse talents

Generates ideas and translates them into workplace improvements
Reflects on experience and is open to new ways of doing things
Values continuous improvement to our work practices and systems​

More information on our Workplace Ethos and Values can be found here​. 

If you have a question, please contact us on 9251 5200.

​For more information, please see our Forms page.