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Housing Officer

Branch: Canberra

Full time position with competitive salary and benefits


Newly created role in our expanding property portfolio


Great location working with a small dedicated team


CatholicCare is a registered Housing Provider with the National Regulatory System for Community Housing and provides Property Management to over 100 properties in the ACT.  Our Team is looking for an experienced, enthusiastic person who is committed and wanting to join a performance orientated Team.


Your New Role


The Housing Officer will be responsible for supporting the delivery of professional tenancy management services to an allocated portfolio of properties within prescribed guidelines and the Residential Tenancy Act. If you thrive in a dynamic environment and have a passion for working towards housing people and sustaining safe and secure tenancies, then we would love to hear from you.


What we offer


Rewarding opportunities for enthusiastic people seeking meaningful careers. CatholicCare's employment benefits include a generous salary packaging option and professional development in a family friendly environment.


About us


CatholicCare is the social services arm of the Catholic Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn. Our mission is to provide quality services to people by promoting healthy, inclusive communities through relationships, partnerships and collaboration while adhering to our values of Solidarity, Stewardship, Respect and Excellence.


Ideal person


The ideal person we are looking for has:

  • Demonstrated experience in property and tenancy management, preferably with a solid understanding of and sensitivity to, issues affecting socially disadvantaged groups in a community setting.
  • Excellent planning, organisational and time management skills.
  • Excellent stakeholder relationship skills.
To be considered for this role you will be also required to hold:
  • a current driver’s license, and
  • a Working with Vulnerable People’s Card (if working in the ACT)


You will also be required to undergo a National Police Check. To apply you must:

  • Attach an updated resume
  • Covering letter


Applications that do not meet the above requirements will not be considered.


Please download the selection criteria:Housing Officer PD


Please send your applications to: Melissa McCarthy - Director People & Culture melissa.mccarthy@catholiccare.cg.org.au



Closing Date: 30th November, 2020


*Please note shortlisting and interviews will be ideally undertaken within two weeks of the closing date. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. CatholicCare is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Applications are strongly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people; people with a disability; people who identify as LGBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.