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Support Coordinator - Amélie Housing

St Vincent de Paul Society NSW
  • A great opportunity for someone with proven high level stakeholder management skills within social housing, homelessness or community service
  • Join Amélie Housing, a Tier 1 Community Housing Provider and a growing organisation with a diverse and inclusive culture
  • Flexibility to work from and travel between Amélie Housing office locations (Wentworthville and Eagle Vale) and support service offices as required
  • Not-for-profit salary packaging tax-free benefits, increasing your take-home pay!

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.

Amélie Housing is the name of the national community housing provider organisation established by St Vincent de Paul Society (the Society) in Australia and is an important part of the Society. Amélie Housing is a Registered Tier 1 Community Housing Provider under the National Regulatory System for Community Housing.

About the Role:

The Support Coordinator will primarily focus on ensuring that Amélie Housing continues to forge positive relationships with key stakeholders and is able to meet its obligations under the Service Level Agreements. You will have proven ability to develop and implement effective stakeholder management strategies, and high level engagement skills with tenants, community and support agencies. Likewise critical to this role is your understanding of social and economic disadvantage, and a demonstrated ability to work with culturally diverse people. Having experience with grant applications will be an advantage.

Your responsibilities:

  • Develop stakeholder partnerships and maintain agreements with key support agencies
  • Ensure key outcomes including tenant well-being and housing occupancy levels are maximised
  • Support the achievement of improved social housing outcomes for Amélie Housing tenants and partner organisations
  • Ensure Amélie Housing's adherence to SLA's, service levels continue to improve and positive outcomes are achieved for its tenants and partner organisations

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Relevant qualifications and experience i.e. Community Housing, Community Welfare, Social Sciences or equivalent
  • Proven skills and experience in stakeholder management or engagement within a housing organisation
  • Comprehensive knowledge of NSW Residential Tenancy Act and Regulations
  • Knowledge of social housing and the homelessness, health and welfare service system in NSW
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills (written and verbal)
  • A valid NSW driver license and a fully insured vehicle
  • Ability to travel between Amélie offices and support service' offices as required

If you have questions about this role, please email Poppy Whiting (State Manager, NSW) on poppy.whiting@amelie.org.au, using the subject line: Support Coordinator - Amélie Housing enquiry via EthicalJobs quoting: VIN832.

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

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.

St Vincent de Paul (NSW) has a COVID- 19 vaccination policy that has identified this role as requiring a full COVID-19 vaccination. Medical exemptions with the NSW government contraindication form will be considered, subject to a satisfactory risk assessment.

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