Employment services
Social Housing Employment Program

Helping people in social housing find meaningful work.

Connecting you with jobs in your community.

Employment services

Social Housing Employment Program (SHEP).

The Social Housing Employment Program (SHEP) offers job placement, training and skills development into roles such as tenancy and property administration, security, facilities, gardening and grounds maintenance.

SHEP can help people living in social housing find employment in their local community.

We can help you with:

Full and part time jobs are available across the northern metro Melbourne area.

A full list of jobs are advertised through the Jobs Victoria hub.

Additionally, there are some jobs within Uniting’s social housing team.

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