- $70,000 - $84,999 per annum + salary packaging
- Job posted on: 11th May 2022
- Applications close:
Migrant and Refugee Settlement Services is a leader in the provision of settlement and related services for migrants, refugees, asylum seekers and humanitarian entrants in the ACT and surrounding regions.
We are looking for a Settlement Housing Officer to empower and support migrants, refugees and asylum seekers with their housing needs. The position is full time (38 hours a week) for a fixed term ending 31 July 2023 with a possible extension of contract.
Benefits include a competitive salary range based on skills and experience and salary packaging options to receive up to $30,000 of your salary tax-free.
This role is crucial to clients from refugee, migrant and asylum seeker backgrounds. It requires an individual who understands the rental housing market, has empathy and is able to provide practical advice and hands on support, whilst being able to maintain a strong character and be an advocate on the clients behalf to ensure that they can source and maintain appropriate housing arrangements. Someone who is proactive, self-driven and is flexible to achieve goals beyond what is required.
The nature of the role requires you to handle fluctuating caseloads of clients and to effectively work alongside caseworkers in the Settlement team, and other internal stakeholders. Ultimately the role will require you to have:
You will be self-motivated with a positive and professional approach. Your genuine commitment to access and equity principles, multiculturalism and the values of respect, equality and integrity will be highly regarded.
We are looking for a Settlement Housing Officer with the skills to assist and empower eligible clients (including adults, families, and young people from migrant/refugee/asylum seeker backgrounds in the ACT region) to address their housing needs.
To be considered for the position you must have a current ACT Driver's licence and a Working with Vulnerable People card is essential.
For any enquiries please contact Dewani Bakkum CEO, MARSS Australia on 0434 744 620 or firstname.lastname@example.org using the subject line: Settlement Housing Officer enquiry via EthicalJobs.
A position description is attached.