CHL seeking State Operations Manager

Community Housing Limited (CHL) Group of Companies is an innovative and best practice affordable housing organisation which assists access to, develops and manages sustainable housing for people in need.

As State Operations Manager you will be responsible for service delivery, partnership management and maintaining successful networks across CHL services in Victoria, which include; property management and tenancy programs, homelessness services, accommodation support, and funded programs or contracts. You will also act as a point of escalation for complex issues.

Applications close: Tuesday 23 July 2019

Seek CHL’s website for the position description and further details.

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Workforce scholarship applications open

Applications are NOW OPEN via for the 2020 Human Services workforce scholarship program.

The Human Services workforce scholarship program is funded by the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) for employees working in human services in Victoria. It provides financial assistance to undertake study in an undergraduate or postgraduate course, or a course that leads to a qualification.  It covers course fees only.

Prior to applying online scholarship applicants should contact their preferred Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) or Universities, to obtain quotes for maximum course fees to undertake study in 2020 and flag their interest in applying to their manager.

For staff wanting to undertake further study in housing specific courses, Swinburne are offering the Certificate IV in Social HousingDiploma of Community Services and Graduate Certificate in Social Science (Housing Management and Policy).
Applications close on Tuesday 30 July 2019 at 5pm.

Email queries or phone 9096 2623 (Tuesday to Friday) or 9096 5760 (Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday).


Applications now open for housing study scholarship

The Human Services workforce scholarship and Ethel Temby research grant program awards financial aid to support department and housing sector employees to undertake study that leads to a qualification or to complete a research project.

The scholarship covers course fees for an undergraduate or postgraduate course, or a course that leads to a qualification.

Online applications for the 2020 program open today, Tuesday 25 June 2019.

For staff wanting to undertake further study in housing specific courses, Swinburne are offering the Certificate IV in Social HousingDiploma of Community Services and Graduate Certificate of Social Science (Housing Management and Policy).  For further details please refer to the attached information.

If you have any queries regarding the program, or the online application process, please email, or phone 9096 2623 (Tuesday to Friday) or 9096 5760 (Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday).

Click here for details and to apply 

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Executive Assistant role at Haven

Haven, Home, Safe is seeking an– Chief Operations Officer (COO) for a full-time, eight-month fixed term position, with a possible six months extension.

The Geelong-based position will work directly to the COO and support the executive office of Haven: Home, Safe.

Applications must include a cover letter, current resume and a statement addressing the key selection criteria. Interviews will be held on Thursday, June 20.

Closing date is COB Friday, June 14.

Click here for details and application information.

Tenancy worker role at PMCH

Prahran Malvern Community Housing (PMCH) is seeking a Tenancy Worker, based in South Yarra, but with travel required to their properties.

The role will involve the effective and efficient administration of social housing properties managed by PMCH under leasing arrangements with the Department of Health and Human Services and a variety of interagency protocol arrangements.

The tenancy worker establishes new tenancies/residencies and aims to sustain existing tenancies/residencies, assisting tenants to keep their homes by linking them with people and services in their community.

The position encompasses management of maintenance which includes; arranging maintenance requirements to be carried out, liaison with maintenance providers and monitoring & quality control.

Download more information on the role.

Download the position description.

For further information, contact Pamela Morrison on 03 9826 5194 or  email

Applications close on July 11, 2019.

PMCH seeking experienced manager

Prahran Malvern Community Housing Inc. (PMCH) is seeking to appoint an experienced manager as its next CEO and requires an individual who can create a vision for success whilst providing the existing team with guidance and support in their day-to-day roles.

The position will suit an individual who can work collaboratively with the department and other stakeholders, including the Board and staff, to provide leadership and direction to a small but highly-skilled team and can be expected to make high-level decisions that reflect the core values of the organisation.

PMCH has developed a unique and well-respected service model that seeks to continuously maximise opportunities for social inclusion and empowerment.  At the heart of this model is a commitment to the principles of Social Justice, and an aspiration to inspire mutual respect and compassion amongst all members of the community.

The organisation consciously applies these principles, which are reflected in all its practices. The philosophy of PMCH subscribes to the belief that all people have a right to quality secure and affordable housing and those services should be delivered in a way that respects the dignity of consumers and encourages self-determination.

PMCH is a not for profit, incorporated association and is managed by a community based Board of Management which acts as an interface between the client group and the wider community and is committed to ethical governance and challenging social inequity.

This is a full-time position, although part-time hours can be negotiated with the successful applicant.

Applications, consisting of a resume and cover letter addressing how you meet the selection criteria,  can be emailed to Pamela Morrison, Board Secretary, or call 03 9826 5194 for details.

Applications close at 5pm on June 7.

Download the PD here.


Wayss seeking Communications Specialist

Wayss is seeking a full-time Communications Specialist to support its programs and projects by delivering high-quality and timely communication and stakeholder engagement initiatives

Key Information:

  • Full time position ( Dandenong location)
  • Salary range $70-$75K (plus super)
  • Plus access to generous tax benefits through salary packaging
  • 5 weeks annual leave

Position closes: 5:00 pm, Monday 13th May 2019

CHL advertising State Manager role

The Community Housing Limited (CHL) Group of Companies is looking for a highly skilled, committed, passionate leader to take on the role of State Manager for Victoria, with a focus on business development and growth. As the State Manager, you will be responsible for managing partnerships, promote business growth, quality services and community development.

CHL is an innovative and best practice affordable housing organisation which assists access to, develops and manages sustainable housing for people in need.

Applications close: Thursday, May 16.

View the CHL website for more details and the position description.

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Tenancy & Property Officer needed

Active has a great opportunity for an experienced Tenancy & Property Officer to join its energetic and progressive team.

In this role, you will be coordinating the day to day tenancy and property management activities as a member of Active’s Housing Team.

About you

You are someone who believes that every person has the right to safe, secure and affordable housing.  You uphold the human rights of people from all walks of life and you are person focussed with excellent customer service skills.

To be successful in this role, you will need to be experienced and skilled at coordinating a tenancy portfolio of Active owned and managed properties.

You will have:

  • Experience in general property and tenancy management
  • Sound knowledge of current Residential Tenancy management
  • Experience in tenancy management and asset management software i.e. Chintaro
  • Excellent administration skills, time management and attention to detail.
  • A current Victorian Driver’s license.

Applications close: Friday 26 April 2019

Download the position description, which details how to apply for this role.


Job: Independent Living Unit Coordinator

Vasey RSL is seeking an Independent Living Unit Coordinator who will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the Independent Living Units, including admissions, discharge, and quality service development which promotes independence.

The coordinator will be providing social and emotional support to clients with specific needs eg. PTSD or other mental health issues and referring them to appropriate external health care services.

Applicants should have demonstrated experience in a community housing setting, experience providing accommodation support and an understanding of the Residential Tenancies Act 1997, amongst other attributes.

Download the position description and apply via Mercury.