Housing Officer, Access & Demand – Nowra

The OrganisationSouthern Cross Housing is a leading Tier 1 provider of social and affordable housing across the Illawara, Shoalhaven, Eurobodalla and Snowy Monaro Local Government areas.  Their mission is 'to provide high quality housing and tenancy management, and access to support people who need affordable and stable housing.'They are a forward-thinking, innovative organisation which has diversified their service areas over recent years, developing a range of new business activities to complement their housing provision. Service areas now include construction, real estate, community development and financial services.  Over 2,200 properties are now under Southern Cross's management, delivered by their team of over 70 employees based within 6 regional offices.  Southern Cross provides a range of career opportunities to employees, with a fully funded and comprehensive employee development program.The roleThe housing team within Southern Cross deals with both tenancy management for existing clients and also applications for housing assistance and allocation of vacant properties to the right candidates. We are looking for people with experience working with those at risk of homelessness and who have some knowledge of the social housing and/or community housing sector.  Knowledge of the relevant NSW waiting list and policy around eligibility, priority and allocation is an advantage, however for the right person our client is willing to train.You must be:Able to multi task and use and pick up new IT systems quickly;Have experience or training and a desire to work with vulnerable clients demonstrating empathy, patience and understanding;Work well in a team and want a career supporting the community in the Shoalhaven.How to applyPlease submit a covering letter explaining how your experience, skills or transferable skills would meet the requirements of this role and a resume outlining your qualifications, training and work experience.Housing Officer (Tenancy, Access & Demand) 65000 AUD Australia - NSW Wollongong, Illawarra & South Coast Nowra 2541