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At Foundation Housing we strive to be a leader in our sector and an employer of choice.

Foundation Housing understands that staff are our organisation’s most important resource. We employ around 100 people in Perth, Broome and South Hedland – people with a commitment to helping those in need secure and retain a home.
Foundation Housing provides a stimulating, positive and supportive work environment in what can sometimes be a challenging sector. Our staff are professional and empathetic people who understand that providing a safe and secure home has the potential to change lives.
The organisation has a very clear set of values that assist staff in their day-to-day dealings with tenants, residents, stakeholders and other staff. This provides a useful framework for staff and managers to check that their behaviours are consistent with these values.

If this sounds like an organisation that you can positively contribute to, please review the job vacancies section for a list of roles currently being recruited.

For any enquiries, please contact Renee@foundationhousing.org.au

Housing Services Administrator

Leederville Office | Full Time
Closing Date: Friday, 18 June 2021

Want to make a difference? Then this job may be the one for you.

Foundation Housing is a not for profit community housing organisation, leading the delivery of housing and associated services for those in need across WA.  With a strategic imperative to deliver more housing and ensure that our tenancies are positive and sustained, this is an exciting time to join a thriving and innovative organisation wanting to do things differently to help those in need of housing.

We now have an opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic Administrator to join one of our housing teams, to help ensure the front line staff are supported whilst out on the road working with clients. The role provides administrative support across the team and includes responsibilities such as liaising with tenants and support providers, preparing sign up packs, leases and all other forms of tenancy documentation, maintaining records and assisting with day to day activities across the portfolio. On occasion, you will also accompany our housing staff on visits.

To be successful in the position, you will need to have exceptional time management skills, excellent communication skills (both verbal and written), be competent in the use of IT and various software packages and have a strong focus on delivering exceptional customer service.

Foundation Housing provides a stimulating, positive and supportive work environment in what can sometimes be a challenging, but rewarding sector to work in. We have a very clear set of values that assist staff in their day-to-day dealings with tenants, residents, stakeholders and other staff.

We also offer attractive remuneration and benefits, including salary packaging.

Please click on “download application pack” to obtain a copy of the job description.

If you require additional information please contact the People & Culture Team.

When applying for this position, please include a copy of your current resume and a cover letter which addresses three of the essential criteria.

Applications close on Friday, 14 May 2021, however, we reserve the right to close earlier than indicated.

Foundation Housing Limited is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion. We encourage people with a disability, people who identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, those from culturally diverse backgrounds and people who identify as LGBTIQ+ to apply.

Final applicants for this position will be asked to provide a National Police Check.

Night Caretaker (Job-Share)

Live-in position | Broome
Closing Date: 28 June 2021 at 5pm

Foundation Housing is a not for profit community housing organisation, leading the delivery of housing and associated services for those in need across WA.  With a strategic imperative to deliver more housing and ensure that our tenancies are positive and sustained, this is an exciting time to join a thriving and innovative organisation wanting to do things differently to help those in need of housing.

We have a job share opportunity for a live-in Night Caretaker at our Frederick Street complex in Broome.  Subsidised rent is provided, with on-site accommodation suitable for a couple.

You will work a minimum of 4 nights per week (and a maximum of 7 nights per week to cover absences with notice in advance).  The job share arrangement is filled with an off-site employee who will work a minimum of 3 nights per week.

You will be rostered to work 4 hours per night, which will be determined by a roster and the hours of work will vary from 6pm to 10pm, 7pm to 11pm and 8pm to 12am.

Reporting to the Regional Manager you will be responsible for providing professional customer service with residents and visitors.  The key responsibilities include:

  • Carrying out inspections each evening, including closure of communal laundry and kitchen.
  • Carrying out cleaning of communal laundry, kitchen, office and vacant rooms.
  • Handling disturbances from residents or their visitors.
  • Responding to emergencies during the evening, including contacting emergency services and emergency repairs (outside of office hours).
  • Reporting any incidents, repairs and maintenance as per procedures.

This is a great opportunity for an individual seeking part time employment, coupled with central living and with the flexibility to combine this role with other commitments.

To be successful in this position, you will be required to demonstrate strong organisational and prioritisation skills, with the ability to communicate clearly and effectively with emergency services, residents and visitors.  You will be a reliable, trustworthy individual who has the ability to provide fair and equal responses when dealing with the complex nature of the residents/tenants we assist.  An understanding of the current Occupational Health & Safety standards and a WA Driver’s Licence is desirable.   You will be required to provide a National Police Clearance and current First Aid Certificate if successful.

FHL provides a stimulating, positive and supportive work environment in what can sometimes be a challenging, but rewarding sector to work in. We have a very clear set of values that assist staff in their day-to-day dealings with tenants, residents, stakeholders and other staff.

Please click on “download application pack” to obtain a copy of the job description.

Please apply on SEEK by 5pm on Monday, 28 June 2021.  If you have any queries, please contact People and Culture on 9422 0700.

To be considered your application should include a copy of your current resume.

 Foundation Housing Limited is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion. We encourage people with a disability, people who identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, those from culturally diverse backgrounds and people who identify as LGBTIQ+ to apply.

 Final applicants for this position will be asked to provide a National Police Check.