Housing officer role at Housing Choices

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Join us and share our Vision:

‘All people affordably housed in neighbourhoods that support life opportunities’

With our residents central to everything we do, as a leading and growing housing provider in Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia, we have ambitious plans for greater impact nationally to increase our reach in helping people find quality, affordable housing.

Housing Choices is a not-for-profit organisation committed to the provision of a wide range of accommodation solutions for low income people and people who are disadvantaged, have a disability or are homeless.  Our success is built on our dedication to our clients and strong customer service culture.

We are now seeking passionate and experienced Housing Officer to join our team located in the Melbourne CBD.

You will have outstanding customer service and communication skills and be willing to go the extra mile for clients.  Ideally you will have a background in property or tenancy management.  You will be responsible for coordinating a portfolio of approximately 150 properties and undertaking the following tasks:

  • Collecting rents/bonds
  • Managing a tenancy
  • Monitoring arrears
  • Responding to maintenance queries
  • Filling vacant properties
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with various support agencies

You will need to develop excellent working relationships and show empathy and commitment to the needs of people who are disabled and/or socially disadvantaged. You will demonstrate an ability to work autonomously, have excellent time management skills and be highly organised.

This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a fun and rewarding environment where you will build on your previous experience. You will receive tremendous employee benefits including salary packaging (up to $15,900 of salary tax free), extensive training and development opportunities, a great company culture and a day off for your birthday!

Check our website or more information about HCA.

We are looking to fill this vacancy immediately, shortlisting will commence as soon as possible.

Click here to apply and view the position description.

Housing worker needed

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Unison is looking to fill a Place Manager (housing worker) position.

Reporting to the Team Leaders, you will deliver high standard tenancy and property management services. This includes actively working towards sustaining successful tenancies for a diverse range of people, many of whom have complex or mental health needs. You will also work collaboratively to encourage and facilitate community participation.

For a full Position Description and instructions on how to apply, please visit the careers page on Unison’s website.

New intake role at Unison

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Would you like to work for a leading housing services provider? If you are looking for a career-enhancing role with a friendly and professional work environment where your contribution is valued then Unison would love to hear from you!

The Intake Assessment and Planning (IAP) Worker provides high quality initial assessment and planning services to people experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness and work in close collaboration with other agencies and housing providers.

This role reports to Senior Workers and IAP Manager and focuses on assisting individuals and families in housing crisis through conducting assessments, provision of information and referrals, with follow up and financial support where appropriate. The IAP worker will work as part of a close team delivering front-line IAP services and long-term housing in line with organisational values and policies.

Click here for more details and to apply.

Maintenance role at Haven

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Are you passionate about providing a high quality customer-focused repairs and maintenance service to your tenants? Working from Haven, Home, Safe’s Preston office, this role involves managing repairs and maintenance of properties managed on behalf of the DHHS with a focus on returning vacant properties for handover to Tenancy and Property Managers.

Click  to download details of the position plus a full position description.

To find out more about Haven, Home, Safe, you can visit its website.

Applications close January 22.

Project Development Manager role available

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Your chance to secure a fantastic opportunity with a Community Housing organisation where people are paramount.

  • Newly created position based in Melbourne, your chance to give something back
  • Bring your dynamic Project Development experience to the Not for Profit sector
  • Exciting Community focused role with an employer of choice

Our client is an award winning, Not-for-Profit, Community Housing provider with a proven track record for creating safe, high quality, affordable housing for people who are struggling to find a safe place to call home in Australia’s challenging private rental market.

As part of their continued growth strategy they have created a new opportunity for an experienced Project Development Manager to join the team and be a key part of this fantastic success story.

Reporting to the General Manager, Property Development the successful candidate will have extensive experience and a successful delivery track record across the project development process.

This will include identifying suitable housing development opportunities throughout Victoria by undertaking feasibility studies to ensure financial and social sustainability and managing the implementation of projects through to the design, construction and delivery process of residential and commercial properties up to $20-$30 million.

The ideal candidate will hold a tertiary qualification in Construction Management, Engineering, Architecture, Town Planning, Property Architecture or a related discipline with sound knowledge of project management and construction techniques, preferably within the community housing or disability sector.

In addition, you will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a demonstrated ability to work with internal and external stakeholders to negotiate and influence successful business outcomes. You will also be a skilled negotiator who is adept at managing contractors and consultants to achieve agreed project deliverables.

In return you will be rewarded with a competitive salary and benefits package including full salary sacrifice options that are currently available to the Not for Profit sector.

To be considered for this exciting opportunity you must meet the above criteria and have Australian Citizenship or Permanent Residency Status.

To apply for this great opportunity please forward your resume in Word format to mark@globalskilledsolutions.com  to learn more call Mark on 08 8238 3468 for a confidential conversation.