Housing Officer

Location: Sydney
Area: Parramatta & Western Suburbs
Worktype: Temporary
Salary: $30 - $40 per hour

Our Client is currently looking for a Housing Officer to join their small team based in Blacktown for a 3-month contract with a likely extension. 

Purpose of the role;

To successfully deliver a wide range of tenancy and property management services to clients on low to moderate incomes and clients with complex needs.

This role will involve;
  • Liaising and building relationships with multiple stakeholders including, case managers, clients, supporting agencies, government and 3rd party stakeholders
  • Signing leases and carrying out inspections on properties
  • Assessing priority housing applications
  • Interviewing clients from many backgrounds such as homelessness, DV, mental health, drug and alcohol
  • Attend Court/Tribunal hearings where necessary to represent the interests of MAH 
  • Maintain up to date and accurate tenant files including both hard copy and database record keeping 

They are looking for candidates with previous experience within community housing, not for profit or similar settings with a solid understanding of the community housing sector and the needs of social and affordable housing tenants.

Essential requirements:

  • Current Drivers’ License 
  • Competent in the use of information technology 
  • Senior First Aid Certificate or willingness to gain it
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check and Working with Children Check 
  • Understanding of the needs of vulnerable people, especially those on low incomes 
  • Immediately available 

Key challenges of the role

  • Need for personal resilience and ability to work in diverse communities 
  • Frequent interaction with tenants in domestic settings can lead to a high rate of mandatory reporting to government agencies - this can create stress for management and staff.
  • Ability to focus on detailed requirements of daily tenancy and property management while being mindful of the long term project plan and goals.
  • Ability to be flexible, open and cooperative with a range of internal and external stakeholders

To apply hit APPLY NOW as we are shortlisting for this position NOW.
For a confidential discussion OR to find out more about the role please call Emelene Longfield on 0482 182 807

Contact: 02 9218 2403
Date Posted: 09/05/2022 07:40 AM

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