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Housing Manager – Churches of Christ in Queensland

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Housing Manager – Churches of Christ in Queensland

Housing Services


Permanent full time opportunity

  • $47+/hr + super + salary packaging + retail discounts
  • Work across the Ipswich and Gold Coast regions
  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • Supportive leadership and friendly team

About the role

An opportunity exists for an experienced Manager and housing extraordinaire seeking work in a rewarding environment and sector. Working from our Ipswich regional office, you will oversee the management and daily operations of our housing services across the Ipswich & Gold Coast regions. The role will require you to provide leadership to a team of Housing Officers, Housing Chaplains and Administration Officers, ensuring they have the support required to thrive. You will coordinate the management of a growing portfolio of over 500 properties and will provide a sensitive and compassionate, client-centred service approach for our tenants across the region.

Churches of Christ Housing Services is a leading and growing provider of affordable and community housing managing a portfolio in excess of 1200 properties. We believe a fundamental aspect of being human is our need for belonging and acceptance and that a home is critical in helping people feel safe and secure.

About you

You are a dynamic, innovative and confident Housing Manager who thrives on supporting the achievement of team goals and organisational objectives. You can work autonomously, possess the proven ability to think on your feet and proactively find solutions to issues as and when they arise. Communication skills and your capacity to build relationships will definitely be drawn upon in this role. In addition, you are highly driven and committed to providing excellent service to all stakeholders and understand the importance of confidentiality.

As the Housing Manager, you will ideally possess:

  • Diploma in social housing or other equivalent community services qualification, from a recognised tertiary institution, or equivalent relevant experience commensurate with the role requirements;
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the housing needs and issues of people on low incomes, those discriminated against or with specific needs, or who are homeless or at risk of homelessness;
  • Minimum five years with demonstrated service coordination responsibilities;
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare business documents including management reports, briefing papers and business cases;
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills in the analysis of financial and or other performance data.

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

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,community and affordable housing, and seniors and support living, making us one of Australia’s largest, most diverse not-for-profit organisations.

Churches of Christ Housing Services is a leading provider of housing solutions for individuals and families facing housing stress and homelessness. We are one of the most diverse and successful growth providers in Queensland managing a portfolio in excess of 1200 properties we are responsible for housing more than 3000 people and providing homelessness advice and assistance to many more.


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). Most importantly, you will help us to positively impact the lives of thousands of vulnerable Australians. Just imagine that.

To apply

Please apply below with a cover letter and resume. For further information, please contact Chris Preston on 07 3327 1674.

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

Applications close: Applicants will be assessed as received

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