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Housing Officer

St Vincent de Paul Society NSW
  • Opportunity to make a difference in a purpose-led not-for-profit organisation
  • Learning and development programs to grow your career
  • Housing Officer to work with a city-based, providing long-term Community Housing to people with low to moderate-income

What we do

The St Vincent de Paul Society is a leading provider of community support services, whose mission  is to shape a more just and compassionate society.

Amelie Housing overview

Amélie Housing is a Registered Community Housing Company that aims to build more socially inclusive neighbourhoods by providing appropriate, secure and affordable housing to those who are homeless or disadvantaged including those reliant on low and moderate incomes, or have a disability and struggling to find a home in Australia's challenging private rental market.

Your new role:

The role will be responsible for completing property and tenancy management services in a professional, timely and efficient manner to integrate our values and mission while working closely with the State Manager ACT and the Special Works Division.Your responsibilities:

  • Allocating and nominating tenants through Onelink and other referral pathways, managing tenant sign ups.
  • Placing job orders for repairs and maintenance within set timeframes.
  • Performing professional asset inspections given on set durations depending on tenant incomings and out goings.
  • Performing rent reviews from the assessment of income in a timely manner.
  • Attending ACAT when required and preparing documentation.
  • Managing tenant arrears, vacant and void properties, including turnaround times in accordance with Amélie Housing policy.
  • Processing of invoices from repairs and maintenance contracts, fire safety contracts, pest contracts and grounds maintenance contracts.
  • Ensuring that all applicants and tenants receive responsive, appropriate, respectful and quality customer service.
  • Recouping losses through the collection and enforcement of bonds and compensation.

To be successful, you will need:

  • Experience in housing management or service delivery within a social organisation, including support areas like mental health, domestic violence, drug and alcohol abuse
  • Knowledge of the legal framework for social housing landlords/tenants, Residential Tenancies Act (1997) including tenant rights
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and prioritise a demanding workload
  • A valid driving licence
  • Experience in not for profit welfare sector

If this sounds like you, don't wait - apply now, we are interviewing applications as we receive them. Submit your application with a resume and cover letter which addresses the key requirements of the Position Description. Information on how to apply.

If you have questions about this role, please email Poppy Whiting on poppy.whiting@vinnies.org.au, quoting: Housing Officer/VIN2595 enquiry via EthicalJobs.

The Society is committed to being a Child Safe organisation, further information can be found in the Society's commitment to Safeguarding Children & Young People. Prior to an offer of employment, candidates will be required to complete the pre-employment checks including a Police check & Working with Children check.

St Vincent de Paul Society (NSW) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to engaging a diverse workforce. We take pride in the diversity of our people and encourage applications from people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, people who identify as LGBTQIA, candidates of any or no religious beliefs and applicants of all ages.

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