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Welcome to the Aboriginal Housing Victoria Talent Community. Talented people are core to our business and we are always keen to identify people that are highly skilled and potential aspiring employees. We invite you to be part of our talent community and create a web resume so you can be the first in line to be considered when a new opportunity comes up at Aboriginal Housing Victoria.

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Housing Officer – Bairnsdale region

  • Work Type: Full time, ongoing contract 
  • Location: Bairnsdale region
  • Applications close: 21 June 2024

We are seeking applications from highly motivated, reliable people who are keen to work in an Aboriginal organisation that is taking the next step towards self-determination and self-management by ensuring that the organisation is able to maintain a sustainable and financially viable housing portfolio across Victoria for Aboriginal people.

The Housing Officer (HO) reports to the Senior Housing Officer. The HO role is responsible for establishing sustainable tenancies with AHV’s client base, including undertaking property management duties with a complex client base. Housing Officers are required to build relationships with support services in their region to assist clients and support community capacity building.

We are looking for someone with awareness of Aboriginal cultures and the issues affecting Aboriginal people in contemporary Australia. They will bring a client centred focus to the role whilst being able to work within the legislative framework. Key attributes and skills required for the role include:

  • Awareness and appreciation of Aboriginal societies and cultures and an understanding of the issues affecting Aboriginal people in contemporary Australia and the diversity of circumstances of Aboriginal people.
  • Knowledge of the tenancy and property management requirements of an Aboriginal housing provider or public housing provider, including the Residential Tenancies Act 1997, and other relevant legislation (or a demonstrated ability to acquire that knowledge quickly).
  • Demonstrated capacity to work autonomously and to operate at a high level of personal responsibility for the effective completion of tasks.
  • Experience working effectively with clients with complex needs and an ability to effectively and confidently manage conflict.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with AHV colleagues and management, external services and government organisations in order to achieve positive outcomes.
  • The ability to monitor data integrity and apply appropriate procedures for maintaining accurate records.
  • Strong attention to detail and exceptional time management skills with the ability to prioritise a demanding workload and remain solution-focused.
  • Proven experience with the Microsoft Office suite and ability to learn new software programs.

This position will be based in Bairnsdale at the Gippsland and East Gippsland Aboriginal Co-Operative (GEGAC), which operates as a health service and requires proof of COVID vaccination status. Some travel in regional Victoria is also required. 

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter addressing the key selection criteria in the attached position description by COB 21 June 2024.

Applications should be sent to jobs@ahvic.org.au using the subject line: Housing Officer - Bairnsdale.

Please direct inquiries about the position to Leonie on 0474 741 190.

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Public Relations Officer

  • Employer: Aboriginal Housing Victoria
  • Work Type/s: Full-Time -2-year employment contract
  • Location: Based in Melbourne (Fitzroy North)
  • Applications close: COB 6 June 2024
  • Salary: Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Award (Level 5.2 at $95,875 per annum plus Superannuation plus Salary Packaging, with hybrid working arrangements)
  • Qualifications and experience: Relevant tertiary qualifications and relevant work experience of 2 years

Aboriginal Housing Victoria’s vision is to ensure that Aboriginal Victorians secure appropriate, affordable housing as a pathway to better lives and stronger communities. AHV's housing services are targeted to those most in need of support. Through the provision of secure housing by an Aboriginal rental provider, AHV helps strengthen and maintain Aboriginal communities and cultural ties.

The main purpose of the role is to ensure that AHV’s communications are effective, targeted and engage appropriately with our tenants, the Victorian Aboriginal community, and our stakeholders. The position will be responsible for coordinating the implementation of the objectives outlined in AHV’s communications strategy, including, print and news media, social media, and publications.

We are looking for someone who will bring a client-centred focus to the role and with the following key attributes and skills (key selection criteria):

  • Awareness and appreciation of Aboriginal communities and cultures and an understanding of the issues affecting Aboriginal people in contemporary Australia and the diversity of circumstances of Aboriginal people.
  • Demonstrated experience planning and delivering events with qualifications in Events Management highly desirable.
  • Highly organised with the ability to work on multiple tasks and manage competing priorities, with the ability to solve problems through critical thinking.
  • Resilience to adapt to changing circumstances and maintain stable performance when under pressure.
  • Ability to work evenings/weekends when required.
  • Experience in event planning, coordination, and management, preferably within a community or cultural context.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with diverse groups of people.
  • Knowledge of relevant policies, regulations, and permits related to event management.
  • Proficiency in computer applications including event management software and Microsoft Office.

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter addressing the key selection criteria in the attached position description by COB 6 June 2024.

Applications should be sent to jobs@ahvic.org.au using the subject line: Public Relations Officer.

Please direct enquiries about the role to Tim on 0460 880 030.

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