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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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AWF Administrative Support Officer

  • Work Type/s: full time, 12 month contract
  • Location: Melbourne (Fitzroy North)
  • Applications close: COB 21 June 2024
  • This position is open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants only

The AWF (Aboriginal Workforce Fund) Administrative Support Officer provides administrative support to the Aboriginal Housing Services division, as well as some assistance across the other four divisions, to ensure exposure and experience across the entire business. The Support Officer will have the opportunity to upskill with different teams to develop their knowledge of the different AHV services with an aim to provide the best possible exposure to as many skills and roles as possible.

We are looking for an Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander candidate looking to start their career in the Aboriginal community organisation and/or housing space. Key attributes and skills required for the role include:

  • Ability to work independently, including capacity to exercise effective personal judgement.
  • 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.
  • Willingness to participate in learning and development opportunities and to work across all areas of AHV.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Possess a strong a customer service ethic.
  • Experience working effectively with clients with complex needs.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Good time management skills.
  • Good computer literacy skills, including MS Office and willingness to learn new systems.

This position will be based in our Fitzroy North office with travel 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: AWF Administrative Support Officer

Please direct inquiries about the position to Lauree on 0439 888 076.

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Housing Officer

  • Work Type/s: full time, ongoing contract
  • Location: Melbourne (Fitzroy North)
  • Applications close: COB 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 our Fitzroy North office with travel 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

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

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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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