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Housing Officer

Location: Newnham
Company: Community Housing Ltd
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Community Housing Limited (CHL) Group of Companies is an innovative and best practice affordable housing organisation which assists access to, develops and manages sustainable housing for people in need. Join our Mowbray housing team in delivering high quality customer and tenancy management services. This is a full time fixed term position.

You will be responsible for:

  • Tenancy & property management of accommodation & housing for people in social housing. Includes working with people with disabilities and mental health, working alongside client’s support providers.
  • Portfolio located in the area.
  • Managing rent arrears, rent reviews and day to day tenancy issues.
  • Routine Inspections, Property Condition Reports and Bond Claims.
  • Work closely with government departments, clients, support agencies, and relevant Community Housing Limited departments.

About you:

You will demonstrate relevant experience providing client focused tenancy management services, including the ability to work with a diverse range of clients. In addition, you will have a good working knowledge and understanding of the Residential Tenancies Act. You will also have:

  • Awareness of and sensitivity to the people who are in housing crisis and thorough understanding of local barriers and difficulties
  • The ability to work independently as part of a wider team
  • High level time management and organisational skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A talent for building relationships and working in partnership with clients
  • A current drivers licence
  • A commitment to the right of all people to affordable and sustainable housing

In return we offer a competitive salary, performance incentives, access to training and development and a range of other excellent benefits. For more information about working with The CHL Group please visit our website

CHL actively promotes safe working with children, a satisfactory police check is required for all staff and those with client related responsibilities are required to provide a working with children check.

As an equal opportunity employer, CHL works closely with people from a diverse range of backgrounds.

CHL acknowledges the traditional Aboriginal owners of country throughout Australia and we pay our respects to them, their culture and their Elders past, present and emerging.

Applications close: 14th May 2021

To be considered applicants must respond to the application questions and submit a cover letter. For a confidential conversation about the position please call Narelle Kreutzer our Housing Services Coordinator on (03) 6325 0700.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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