Housing Officer

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. As part of this group, ACHL is a national Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community housing organisation that manages properties across Australia, with an aim to build partnerships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander services through respectful and productive relationships. Join our housing services team in delivering high quality customer and tenancy management services. This is a full time permanent position.You will:  Undertake tenancy & property management of ACHL portfolio of properties, working alongside tenant’s support providers.Portfolio located across the Kununurra area.Managing arrears, rent reviews and day to day issues.Routine Inspections, PCRs and Bond Finals.Work closely with government departments, clients, support agencies, and relevant CHL departmentsPlease note, this role requires significant amount of travel to reach communities and properties across the portfolio.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 WA Residential Tenancies Act and a current WA Property Management Registration.  You will also have:A talent for building relationships and working in partnership with clientsAwareness of and sensitivity to the people who are in housing crisis and thorough understanding of local barriers and difficultiesThe ability to work independently as part of a wider teamHigh level time management and organisational skillsExcellent communication skillsA current drivers licence and reliable vehicle (vehicle allowance payable)A commitment to the right of all people to affordable and sustainable housingIn return we offer a competitive salary, 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 https://chl.org.au/careers/working-at-chl/benefits-of-working-at-chl/.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 emergingApplications close: Monday 27 July 2020 Position Description 70000 AUD Kununurra 6743

Housing Officer

  • A tenancy and property management role with purpose!
  • Full time permanent role based in Kununurra
  • Sector leading not for profit

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. As part of this group, ACHL is a national Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community housing organisation that manages properties across Australia, with an aim to build partnerships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander services through respectful and productive relationships.

Join our housing services team in delivering high quality customer and tenancy management services. This is a full time permanent position.

You will: 

  • Undertake tenancy & property management of ACHL portfolio of properties, working alongside tenant’s support providers.
  • Portfolio located across the Kununurra area.
  • Managing arrears, rent reviews and day to day issues.
  • Routine Inspections, PCRs and Bond Finals.
  • Work closely with government departments, clients, support agencies, and relevant CHL departments

Please note, this role requires significant amount of travel to reach communities and properties across the portfolio.

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 WA Residential Tenancies Act and a current WA Property Management Registration.  You will also have:

  • A talent for building relationships and working in partnership with clients
  • 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 current drivers licence and reliable vehicle (vehicle allowance payable)
  • A commitment to the right of all people to affordable and sustainable housing

In return we offer a competitive salary, 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 https://chl.org.au/careers/working-at-chl/benefits-of-working-at-chl/.

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: Monday 27 July 2020

 

To be considered applicants must respond to the application questions and submit a cover letter and resume. For a confidential conversation about the position please call Jenna Wilson- Housing Services Coordinator on 08 9166 6367  

We look forward to hearing from you.