People are at the heart of everything we do

With a national shortage of affordable housing and increasing unemployment, there has never been a more pressing need for the services we provide.

If you are a people person who wants to make an impact, why not come and work with us?

Our office is located at West Hindmarsh and the homes we own are spread across the metropolitan Adelaide region.

Current vacancies

Administration Officer – Property Management (part-time)

Job description

Are you working in Real Estate, or do you have transferable skills from another industry such as community housing or building?  Are you seeking greater satisfaction in your job and want to work for a company that helps people?

Are you looking for a part-time role up to 25 hours per week?

If the answer is yes then keep reading!

At Westside Housing we are passionate about housing people. 

Everyone has a right to a home and it is our job, alongside government and other agencies, to make that a reality.

Westside Housing is an award-winning, values based not-for-profit housing organisation providing affordable rental properties to people who are locked out of the private market.

We own 450 homes and are poised to launch a property management service for private landlords to support our work.

About the role

Our housing team focus on tenants and this role provides administrative support to help plan and organisation their work and ensure our record keeping is accurate and up to date.  Key tasks include:

  1. Daily rent receipting and water charging;
  2. Administrative support for leases and inspections;
  3. Assistance with tenancy applications and offers (office based);
  4. Maintaining tenancy database (ingoing tenants etc)
  5. Correspondence and liaison with tenants and applicants
  6. Providing a kind and professional customer service

About you

To be successful in this role you will be adaptable, self motivated and be able to work in an environment with competing demands and a varied workload.   You will be an enthusiastic team player, have an eye for detail and be a whiz at administration.  You will need to have:

  • Exceptional accuracy and attention to detail
  • Be organised and be able to manage competing tasks at any one time
  • Experience with databases and spreadsheets (ie tenancy software)
  • Preferably have experience or qualifications in Real Estate or community housing (not essential).
  • A positive attitude and the capacity to embrace change and look for efficient ways of doing things

To apply

Please apply via SEEK.  This position is subject to National Criminal and Child Safe screening checks (pre-employment and ongoing). Evidence of current and full Covid-19 vaccination status or valid proof of medical exemption temporarily required.

Screening for 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.

Closing date will be 16 May 2022.  No recruitment agencies please.

Why work for us?

  • Working for a not-for-profit entitles you to salary packaging up to $15,900 per year.
  • You will be contributing to social fairness in society, providing people facing homelessness with a safe and secure place to live.
  • As a small team you will get exposure to all parts of operations and projects.

Students

We welcome higher education students to join us for their placements. Our team is here to help future community and housing professionals build experience and knowledge.

Our business covers a diverse range of professions from tenancy management to community services, customer service, community development, housing development, sustainability and business management.

If you are interested in joining us for your placement, please contact us by sending an enquiry to admin@westsidehousing.org.au.