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Community Programs Assistant


Employer: Link Housing Ltd
Work Type/s: Contract
Classification/s: Community Development, Housing & Homelessness
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Sydney

Job posted on: 10 September, 2019.
Applications close: 30 September, 2019.

  • 6 month fixed term contract

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Link Housing is a growing organisation. We currently manage over 3,800 social, affordable and disability housing tenancies. Our vision is ‘Enhancing Lives through Community Housing’. 

The role:

The Community Programs Assistant is required to support the work of the existing Community Programs Officers and work closely with all teams in Link Housing to ensure the progress and success of related projects and programs. The role plays an important part in wider information sharing/dissemination to their colleagues in Link Housing and the resident population.

Main deliverables of the role will include:

  • Co-ordinate and manage identified, new and existing programs within designated time-frames
  • Undertake regular analysis of the Link Housing resident population
  • Support and implement community and partnership development programs
  • Organise and manage regular meetings with residents, support providers and stakeholders to discuss progress on projects and programs
  • Engage with employees, support providers and relevant stakeholders to identify needs to ensure effective marketing and targeting of appropriate residents
  • Partner with other organisations who provide services to support our tenants’ development and record success

Who we are looking for:

This role is varied and requires a person who has:

  • Current NSW Driver's Licence
  • Minimum one year's experience in relationship management and/or community development, engagement and sustainment
  • Ability to develop and maintain professional relationships with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team to achieve organisational objectives
  • Ability to plan, organise and coordinate to a high standard
  • Highly collaborative approach, partnering skills and the ability to gain support and cooperation from others
  • High level problem solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills

Benefits to you:

Link Housing offers the successful candidate a competitive salary, plus superannuation and salary packaging, and the opportunity to make your mark.

In addition, Link Housing has a strong culture of collaborative teamwork.  We have an exceptional leadership team that empowers its people and rewards its employees with numerous other benefits such as paid parental leave, up to two weeks per annum purchased leave, study assistance and flexible working arrangements.

A full position description is available below.

How to apply for this job

To apply please send a resume and a covering letter outlining how your skills, experience and knowledge will ensure your success in this position, to careers@linkhousing.org.au, using the subject line: Community Programs Assistant application via EthicalJobs. This role requires the applicant to have the right to work in Australia and a police check will be conducted.

Please see www.linkhousing.org.au for more information on Link Housing or call Amanda or Denise in the People & Culture team on 9412 5111.

Supporting materials  Community_Programs_Assistant- 28 August 2019.pdf