Housing Services Officer, HSO2, Seymour/Shepparton

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Job Details

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Department: Department of Health and Human Services
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: HSO2
Work Location: North East - Mitchell
Reference: VG/DHHS/EED/380760
Closing Date: 23-May-2018
Salary Range: $58,207 - $72,753
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: HSO2Seymour2018PD.doc (Word, 973KB)
Job Specification

HSO2Seymour2018PD.pdf (PDF, 285KB)
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Contact: Aziz Tatai
Aziz.Tatai@dhhs.vic.gov.au

Position Details

Number of vacancies available: 1

Office Location(s): 8-10 Elizabeth Street, Seymour/163 Welsford Street, Shepparton

Position Summary:

 

Are you

 

  • An excellent communicator
  • An effective team player
  • Innovative

Housing Services Officers play a vital role in supporting the delivery of client-centred services to individuals and families who seek housing assistance or reside in public housing.

Based in offices across the state and working across two teams, the role undertakes a range of tasks relating to tenancy and property management and/or the provision of housing advice and assistance that may include:

 

  • Managing and maintaining tenancies
  • providing support and information on services
  • identifying and assessing Victorians' housing needs and their eligibility for services
  • allocating rental properties to eligible applicants
  • visiting and working with tenants to resolve tenancy issues
  • ensuring maintenance work is carried out on tenants' homes.

 

How to Apply:

Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note:

For this role, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document. Applicants are strongly encouraged to view the Information for Applicants document to obtain guidance on what to include in your cover letter and resume. This document also provides information on the department's recruitment and employment safety screening processes.

Click 'Apply Now' below to submit your interest in this role.
 
For further information please visit the Department of Health and Human Services website: https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/


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