Staff benefits

The following benefits are available to paid and unpaid staff of the Uniting Church in Australia, associated organisations, schools and colleges.


Apple Products

As an eligible employee of The Uniting Church of Australia, you qualify for discounted pricing on the latest Apple technology and products, exclusive promotions and Mac customisation from NextByte Australia.

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Friends of St Andrews Hospital

By paying a small membership fee staff, family and friends can enjoy benefits and savings through St Andrews Hospital, such as Dr Jones & Partners discount (bulk bill x-ray services and a 50% gap discount on modalities), onsite HPS Pharmacy discount, invitations to Friends functions, plus more.

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More information: contact Amy Bredon, Foundation Manager on (08) 8408 2005.

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Internet Services

Internode is an innovative Australian company committed to delivering cost-effective, high performance and reliable broadband Internet. Internode's ‘Home’ and ‘SOHO’ broadband products feature a fixed monthly cost, no long term contracts or ‘bundles’, and are packed with great features.

You can find out more about Internode's Broadband ADSL plans at their website. When you’ve found the plan that you'd like, you can signup online or download an order form for faxing or posting. To automatically obtain the UnitingCare SA Staff Plan discounts, simply enter the following Promotional Code when you signup - 5126. If you have any questions, please call Internode on 13 NODE (13 6633).

More information: Download an information sheet Internet Services (622 kb PDF)

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Campsites, holiday units, conference centres & wedding venues

The Uniting Church in South Australia and associated organisations, schools and colleges have a number of facilities available that can be utilised for campsites, holidays and conferences including Adare Conference Centre, Nunyara Conference Centre, Westminster School, Lincoln College, Prince Alfred College, The Corner Uniting Church and Adelaide West Uniting Church. Some venues offer accommodation.

More information: Download an information sheet Synergy - Conference & meeting facilities (604 kb PDF)

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Paint

Solver and Wattyl may provide a discount off regular retail prices if your organisation has a trade account. Proof of employment with the Uniting Church or associated organisation must be presented upon purchase. More information: Contact your Property Manager for further details.

Dulux may provide trade prices through free ‘personal’ membership with Christian Supply Chain Buying Group (CSCBG). Once registered, you will receive a ‘Corporate Client’ card in the mail to use at any Dulux trade centre. 

You may also find that Dulux provide a discount off regular prices if your organisation has a trade account. Contact your Property Manager for further details

More information: Contact synergy@sa.uca.org.au

 

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Pest Control

Adams Pest Control offer 10% discount on Domestic Pest Control services.

More information: Contact Bob Blythe on 0411 423 741 or 8346 4028.

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Church Resources - Car Hire, Travel, Health Insurance, Apple Products and Home Appliances

Church Resources is a charitable trust which facilitates collaboration, partnerships and communication to leverage the buying power, expertise and knowledge of church and not-for-profit organisations. There are some benefits available to staff in addition to those available to not for profit organisations.

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Electrical and Gas (small/domestic meters)

Church Resources advises they have a current discount offer from AGL that may suit staff for their home use: up to 26% off electricity and 14% off gas (usage charges only) when you have both accounts with AGL. Offer ends 14 September 2015. Please pass on to staff in your organisation.

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Cleaning Products

Dominant supplies a number of of UnitingCare organisations, schools and colleges with cleaning products and are offering staff up to 30% off the recommended retail price of their Home Care Product range. Place your first order over the phone on 1300 300 852 to be set up as a UnitingCare Synergy member, then shop online, via phone, fax or post for subsequent orders. You may like to group your order with colleagues to reduce or eliminate your delivery fee.

More information: Download the price list Synergy - Cleaning products price list July 14 (209 kb PDF), product catalogue Synergy - Cleaning products catalogue (1.4 mb PDF) or you may like to use the poster to advertise to staff Synergy - Cleaning products A3 poster (178 kb PDF).

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Microsoft Software

Discounted Microsoft software is available through Uniting.biz for staff members or volunteers who need it to do work from home. You will need to be able to identify which Uniting Church congregation congregation or associated organisation you are from. Unfortunately the discounted products are no longer available to staff whom are employed at any of the UnitingCare organisations providing healthcare services (Microsoft’s ruling, not ours):

More information: click here

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Fresh/Processed Fruit & Vegetables

Barker Boy supplies some UnitingCare organisations, schools and colleges with a great range of fresh and processed (cut, diced, battened etc) fruit & veg. Their products include pre-made salads to make your catering easy. You may like to group your order with colleagues to reduce or eliminate your delivery fee.

More information: visit their online store

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Entertainment Books

Some UnitingCare organisations and Uniting Church congregations have Entertainment Books for sale which assist in their fundraising:

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Vehicle Sales

SA Uniting Church and UnitingCare staff can access national contract pricing for the sale/disposal of private vehicles through Pickles Auctions. Click below for the information sheet.

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Postage stamps - discounted

Looking to save money on postage? The Postage Specialist offers older versions of stamps (unused) at 12% discount off face value.

More information: Synergy - Postage (211 kb PDF)

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Banking

Have you considered that your banking requirements could actually assist the Uniting Church and associated organisations to make a difference in our community, and provide you a great rate of return as well?

Check out the investment and savings account options with UC Invest. They often have great interest rates for fixed term deposits and even have an eSaver (online account) option as well. Click here for more information.

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Electrical Appliances

Three electrical appliance suppliers currently have opportunities available for Uniting Churches and UnitingCare organisations to connect with. Some of these suppliers also offer a discount to staff.

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Dell products

As an organisation or paid employee of The Uniting Church of Australia, you can enjoy ongoing discounts of up to 12% off on selected Dell products.

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