Trainee Housing Officer

• Exciting and dynamic career pathway
• Full training provided to achieve a Certificate IV in Community Housing
• Location: Gosford
• Aboriginal Identified role

As one of the largest Aboriginal providers of housing on the Central Coast, Bungree has been providing social and affordable housing since 1995.
Our mission is to provide secure and affordable housing to the Aboriginal communities. We also support youth and families who reside on the Central Coast or are in transit and are homeless or at risk of being homeless in accessing services such as crisis accommodation, health, or advocacy services.
Reporting to the Housing Manager, the Trainee Housing Officer will be responsible for supporting our families with their housing needs and assisting tenants to maintain their tenancy.

The opportunity:

As the Trainee Housing Officer, you will get the opportunity to learn the requirements of the role and have access to in-house training, tuition and mentoring, while undertaking study to attain a Certificate IV in Community Housing.

This traineeship opportunity will allow for you to further develop your interpersonal, organisational and communications skills, as well as exposing you to a range of essential duties within the Bungree Housing program. You will also have the opportunity to become familiar and interact with staff in other Bungree programs.

If you a confident communicator, self-motivated and passionate about helping others, you could be the right person for this opportunity. To be successful you must be reliable, passionate, and willing to complete the required training.

Essential Requirements:

• Confirmation of Aboriginality (Aboriginal Designated position under section 14 of the NSW Anti-discrimination Act 1977)
• Willingness to undertake the required training.
• Experience using MS Office.
• Vaccinations – Bungree is a mandatory FLU SHOT and COVID-19 vaccination workplace (if for medical reasons you cannot get the flu shot or COVID-19 vaccination please provide evidence).
• National Police Check (willingness to obtain).
• Working with Children’s Check.
• Valid Driver’s Licence.

Working with us:

• Salary Packaging options.
• Great team environment and organisational support.
• Access to our Employee Assistance Program for work or non-work related matters.
• Safe and inclusive culture.
• Professional development opportunities.
• Supportive, talented and passionate leadership.

Apply Now:

We welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates and request that you provide a current copy of your resume and a cover letter telling us why you would like to work with Bungree Aboriginal Association, highlighting your suitability based on the role requirements and skills mentioned above.

Applications and Resumes can be addressed to: Fiona Hobbs using the seek application process.
Applications close 19th January 2024.

We thank all applicants for your interest in our organisation and this role however please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.