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Community Engagement Officer - Indigenous

Foundation Housing Ltd

Foundation Housing Ltd (FHL) is a not for profit organisation at the forefront of community housing. We understand that everyone needs a home and that safe, secure and affordable housing provides the basis for building other aspects of a fulfilling and healthy life. We are WA’s largest developers and managers of affordable housing for people in need, managing over 2000 homes across Perth, the Kimberley and Pilbara.

We are now seeking a Community Engagement Officer to develop our important community-facing work, building relationships with our customers (from diverse backgrounds and demographics) and offering opportunities for involvement, empowerment and connection. Importantly, this role will also engage and build relationships with our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander customers, developing programs in response to need, assisting engagement with the local community and will work as part of a team to deliver our Community Engagement Strategy. You will also work with a range of front line staff, providing advice and support on the management of complex tenancies.

To be successful in the role you will be a skilled communicator and relationship builder, who will have a strong focus on connecting with local services and networks and working together to improve customer outcomes.

This is an identified Indigenous position, therefore, to be considered for this position, you must identify as being Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander.

FHL provides a stimulating, positive and supportive work environment in what can sometimes be a challenging, but rewarding sector to work in. We offer attractive remuneration and benefits, including salary packaging. This is an outstanding opportunity to join a leading not-for-profit organisation.

Please visit www.foundationhousing.org.au/careers and click on “download application pack” to obtain a copy of the job description.

If you require additional information please contact Roisin Carmody, People & Culture Team on roisin@foundationhousing.org.au, using the subject line: Community Engagement Officer - Indigenous enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Please note: Final applicants for this position will be asked to provide a Working with Children Check and a National Police Check. Please note that applicants with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position, each application will be considered on its merits.

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