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Manager, Housing Programs

Believe Housing Australia
  • Job no: 1871BH
  • Full-time position based in Regency Park
  • Base salary + $12,000 travel allowance + salary packaging + super
  • Lead Tenancy Services, empower lives and transform communities 

What we offer

  • Flexible working options - tell us what you need for that work-life balance*
  • Access to our fantastic salary packaging options – increase your take home pay by decreasing the amount of tax you pay with $15,899 tax free each year
  • Meal Entertainment and Holiday Accommodation Card provides you with an additional $2,650 tax free per year
  • Paid parental leave, including superannuation paid on parental leave
  • Paid study leave, and financial education assistance up to $6,000
  • Genuine career development opportunities across Believe Housing Australia and AnglicareSA
  • Discounted motor vehicles and gym memberships
  • BUPA and Medibank health cover discounts
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program for you, and your family

*Believe Housing Australia/AnglicareSA offers a range of flexible working arrangements that are aimed at meeting your diverse needs and the different operating environments across AnglicareSA. This includes working from home, part-time work, compressed working weeks and flexible working hours. The suitability of different arrangements will depend on your individual needs, the position you are applying for, and team and customer requirements. You are encouraged to discuss your needs during the application process.

Who are we looking for?

We are seeking a passionate and proven leader to join Believe Housing Australia. In this role you will assume operational management and people leadership of our Housing Programs suite of properties located across Adelaide's northern and western suburbs.

You will bring to the table a wealth of leadership experience, honed business acumen, and a deep understanding of the community housing landscape – all invaluable assets in this crucial role. You'll be entrusted with overseeing the operational management, quality and risk management, and people leadership of a dynamic team of approximately 20 staff.

With your guidance and expertise, you'll empower them to deliver exceptional service, navigate challenges effectively, and contribute to Believe Housing Australia's ongoing success.

As a Senior Manager of Housing Programs, you will:

  • Lead and inspire: Foster a collaborative and engaging team environment, guiding and developing your direct reports and staff to achieve their full potential.
  • Be an operational expert: Manage our Social and Affordable Housing Programs, including Tenancy Services, Specialist Disability Accommodation, and Housing Options functions, with a focus on continuous improvement and efficiency.
  • Drive strategic growth: Develop and implement plans to expand our service offerings and partnerships, positioning us for sustainable growth and impact.
  • Champion customer focus: Ensure that residents are at the heart of everything we do, delivering exceptional service that fosters dignity and respect.
  • Be a trusted partner: Build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders, collaborating effectively to achieve shared goals.

To be successful, you will have:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification in Business, Property Management, Social Housing, or extensive experience in the field.
  • Proven leadership experience in team management, staff development, and creating positive work environments.
  • In-depth understanding of tenancy services and experience working within the community/social housing sector.
  • A strong track record in delivering high-quality administrative support services.
  • The ability to develop operational plans that consider risk, budgetary requirements, business development and organisational needs.
  • A commitment to Believe Housing Australia's values and vision.

Who is Believe Housing Australia?

Believe Housing Australia is a leading social and affordable housing provider, delivering safe and secure housing, and tenancy services.

Formerly known as AnglicareSA Housing, Believe Housing Australia continues to be a part of the AnglicareSA family and remains a fully owned subsidiary company of AnglicareSA. The organisations still share core values and a strong belief in the vision of justice, respect and fullness of life for all.

Believe Housing Australia is a nationally accredited Tier 1 Community Housing Provider with a strong track record in the provision of social and affordable housing throughout South Australia. The Believe Housing Australia brand was launched in March 2022, however the business has been operating for more than 20 years.

At Believe Housing Australia, we understand that housing is fundamental to people leading a full life. Having a place to call home enables individuals and families to believe in a better future, find their sense of belonging, and become all that they want to be.

Believe. Belong. Become.

How to Apply

View the attached Job Description via the vacancy's application page on the website for further details on the role requirements.

If this sounds like you please click on "Apply Now" and submit your application!

We do not accept applications via email but, for more information, please contact: Renee, Recruitment Business Partner at [email protected] using the subject line: Manager, Housing Programs enquiry via EthicalJobs.

We are assessing applications as they come in, so please do not hesitate to apply.

*Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to the closing date. Applications may also close before this date.


At AnglicareSA/Believe Housing Australia, we want everyone to feel that they can be themselves and that they belong. We value diversity and inclusion and the benefits this brings to the people who work with us and the communities we serve. We encourage applications from people with diverse backgrounds and abilities.

AnglicareSA/Believe Housing Australia is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. We encourage all suitably qualified candidates apply.

We are committed to the employment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Please contact the person listed above to discuss joining Believe Housing Australia and visit our website for details on our Aboriginal Housing Services.

A position description is attached.

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