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Place Manager - Patch 5

Unison Housing
  • One of Victoria’s leading social and affordable housing services
  • Enjoy a career that makes a difference
  • Ongoing, full-time role

Opportunity to work within our dynamic teams to deliver high quality tenancy & property management services to a diverse range of people.

Would you like to work for a leading housing services provider? If you are looking for a career-enhancing role with a friendly and professional work environment where your contribution is valued, then we would love to hear from you!

About Unison

Unison provides a diverse range of housing services across Victoria, including social housing, affordable housing, transitional housing and owners’ corporation services.

We believe that affordable housing is the foundation on which to build a life of value, and a good life takes more than just housing. A good life takes place in a community.

Unison also assists over 3500 people each year who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

About the role

Reporting to the Team Leader, you will deliver high quality tenancy and property management services. This includes actively working towards sustaining successful tenancies for a diverse range of people, many of whom have complex needs.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • End-to-end property management such as arrears management, routine inspections, represent Unison at VCAT.
  • Ensure that properties are maintained to a high standard
  • Effectively manage rent for all properties in the portfolio
  • Work with the Team Leader in allocating people to vacancies
  • Arranging and participating in house meetings and leading place making events
  • Work closely with housing support workers to facilitate positive outcomes for clients

About you

To make this role a success, we are seeking a person with:

  • Qualifications in Social Work, Community Development, Social Sciences, or experience in the Housing or Real Estate sector
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Victorian Residential Tenancies Act
  • Highly experienced in working effectively and sensitively with a broad range of clients, including those with high and complex support needs and behaviours
  • Ability to listen, understand and act with a solution focussed approach
  • Possess a current full Victorian driver’s licence
  • Undergo relevant screening checks

On Offer

  • Permanent Full-time position
  • Salary $84,421 per annum (plus super, salary packaging and 17.5% leave loading)
  • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% annual leave loading
  • Salary packaging of up to $15,900 tax free
  • Rostered day off option for eligible staff
  • Supportive working arrangements
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Program for independent and confidential counselling

To Apply

Apply through the 'Apply Now' link below.

Please ‘sign up for recruitment’ on the sign in page to create your account.

Your application should include a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria which can be located in the attached Position Description.

Questions about the role or the recruitment process can be directed to [email protected] using the subject line: Place Manager - Patch 5 enquiry via EthicalJobs.

This position will commence immediately, and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We will review applications as they come in so if you meet the requirements of this role, please APPLY immediately.

The successful applicant will be required to undertake a Police Check and a Working with Children Check.

Unison is an equal opportunity employer and encourages individuals of diverse backgrounds including but not limited to those from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse, the LGBTIQ+ communities and those living with a disability to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be advised of the application outcome.

Recruitment Agencies please note: This recruitment assignment is being managed directly by our Unison People team. Your respect for this process is appreciated.

A position description is attached.

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