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Housing Officer - Kenmore

Churches of Christ in Queensland - Kenmore, QLD

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Churches of Christ Housing Services Limited, Kenmore

Permanent, part-time opportunity

About the role

Due to growth within our Housing Team, we are now seeking a Housing Officer to join our team in Kenmore. In this highly rewarding part-time role (22.8 hours per week), you will be responsible for providing housing services for people who are on low income, homeless or at risk of homelessness and discriminated against in the mainstream housing market. Your days will be varied and challenging however your key duties will include:

  • Managing a diverse housing portfolio - housing allocations, eligibility assessments, rent management and referral advice;
  • Proactive tenancy and property management;
  • Sustaining tenancies and providing quality customer service;
  • Promoting tenant participation and undertaking community engagement activities;
  • Conducting periodic property inspections.

About you

Excellent interpersonal skills are part of your expansive repertoire enabling you to effortlessly build rapport with people. With a naturally empathetic disposition you are compassionate toward vulnerable individuals. You are highly approachable, an adept problem solver who can think quickly on your feet to make apt decisions.

With effective communication skills, you are capable of liaising comfortably with a range of internal and external stakeholders. You have comprehensive knowledge of legislative requirements and effortlessly promote a culture of compliance.

To be suitable for this position, your qualifications for the role will consist of:

  • Certificate IV in housing or other equivalent community services qualification; or
  • Demonstrated experience in rental property/ tenancy management or other community services role, working within a legislative environment;
  • Current driver's license
  • A current National Police Certificate and Blue Card - or the ability to acquire.

Importantly, you will be someone who closely aligns with our organisational values of: Unconditional Love, Continual Innovation, Mutual Trust and Wise Stewardship.

Who we are

We offer over 200 services in more than 100 communities, positively impacting around 45,000 lives each year. Our care services range from children, youth and family services, early intervention and protection, affordable housing, and seniors and support living, making us one of Australia's largest, most diverse not-for-profit organisations.

Imagine working for us

Our values encourage us to be accepting of differences and embrace all. Our size and variety offers you real choice and opportunities to grow your career. You'll also find we offer a family friendly work culture.

Remuneration packages come complete with salary-packaging benefits that can increase your take-home pay along with a generous five weeks of annual leave and the ability to purchase more (for eligible employees). To ensure your career can grow, we are constantly exploring innovative training and development programs. Most importantly, you will help us to positively impact the lives of thousands of vulnerable Australians. Just imagine that.

To apply

To apply for this position please click the Apply button. For further information, please contact Christine Preston on 3327 1674

We actively encourage and invite applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people for all our positions.

Applications close: Tuesday 22nd June, 2021. Applications to be assessed as they are received.

Kenmore, QLD

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work




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