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Position Available – Tenancy Support Officer – Victoria

The primary purpose of this role is to support tenancy transitions and manage key stakeholders including the tenancy/property managers and disability support providers. This person will work closely with tenants, and collaboratively with project partners whilst maintaining strong governance structures and reporting to drive/measure performance and optimal outcomes for tenants.

A candidate who has an understanding of the NDIS and Specialist Disability Accommodation is desirable, together with a mix of housing and case management or support coordination experience. Some travel will be required in this role.

Responsibilities and Duties include:

  • Ability to respond and engage with people with disability in a housing / accommodation setting,
  • Assist tenants to achieve their independent living goals,
  • Engage, inform and collaborate with key project stakeholders on assigned housing portfolio to achieve sustainable tenancies,
  • Maintain current waiting list of prospective tenants and fill vacancies,

Essential Skills and Experience include:

  • Demonstrated awareness of the key issues faced by people with disabilities relating to housing with case management or support coordination experience desirable,
  • Understanding of NDIS, with particular reference to Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) preferred,
  • Skilled in managing customer expectations and applying discretion in dealing with sensitive issues and environments,
  • Experience in delivering quality client services,

This is a  part-time (30 hours per week) 12 month fixed term position based in Melbourne. A full position description is available here.

How to apply for this job

To apply please send through your resume and covering letter to admin@summerhousing.org.au, using the subject line: Tenancy Support Officer 

Application closing date is Wednesday, 22 May 2019, or earlier if a suitable candidate is identified.