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Housing Officer - Specialist Housing Group

Housing Choices Australia
  • Full-time, ongoing opportunity
  • Competitive remuneration with Salary Packaging Options
  • Innovative and growing not for profit organisation

Join us and share our Vision

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

Housing Choices Australia (Housing Choices) is a leading and rapidly growing national not-for-profit housing provider. Our goal is to ensure that people are housed in inclusive communities and to create homes that encourage a sense of belonging. We own or manage more than 7,000 homes across Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia, NSW and WA.

We provide a culture that supports individuals to be their best with opportunities for personal and career development. We are committed to cultivating an equal, diverse and inclusive environment for all our staff, residents and stakeholders.

The Opportunity

We are seeking a team-oriented Housing Officer to work with our close-knit Specialist Housing Group (SHG) in Melbourne. SHG is a unique housing arm of HCA that provides Housing solutions to people with Disability or with other special needs.

The position will deliver expertise in tenancy management and housing services for people with disabilities whilst also working with other disability and community support services to assist residents / NDIS participants with obtaining and sustaining tenancies to achieve their housing goals.

This role is a permanent full-time and an ideal opportunity for a person who is passionate about social housing and supporting people with Disability.

About You

  • Qualification in social work and / or experience in client / tenancy services
  • An of understanding of Specialist Disability Accommodation
  • Experience in working with disadvantaged communities such as homeless people, people with disability and people from non-English speaking backgrounds
  • Highly developed written and oral communication skills and relationship management skills
  • Well-developed organisational skills including the ability to manage competing priorities
  • Well-developed problem solving and influencing skills
  • A current certificate in Agents Representative Course or willingness to complete the course

Desirable

  • Degree in Social Sciences, Public Sector Management, Social Work or related disciplines or equivalent experience
  • Sound knowledge of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
  • Experience in managing a sizeable portfolio of tenancies in the public / community
  • Experience in dealing with complex and challenging client service environments

What we offer in return

  • Income protection
  • 16 weeks paid parental leave
  • A day off on your birthday
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Competitive remuneration, salary packaging for living expenses, meal and entertainment expenses

Please note that it is a requirement of this position that the post holder has OR willing to obtain the following:

  • National Police check
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • Agree to comply with Child Safe Environments policies and procedures
  • Current driver’s license and willingness to travel across Housing Choices’ locations, as required

To find out more about us, the role and the excellent benefits and conditions we offer, please visit our website.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Mahil Mutu-Mala P&C BP on 0386369408.

A position description is attached.

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