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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 lorena@foundationhousing.org.au.

Community Services Manager

Leederville Office | Full Time | Permament
Closing Date: Friday, 26 October 2020

Foundation Housing Ltd (FHL) is a not for profit organisation at the forefront of community housing in WA. We understand that safe, secure and affordable housing provides the basis for building other aspects of a fulfilling and healthy life. We are WA’s largest developers and managers of affordable housing for people in need, managing over 2000 homes across Perth, the Kimberley and Pilbara.

Reporting to the General Manager of Operations, this is a newly created position to lead the delivery of all community based outreach activities, to align with a strategic focus on achieving positive tenant outcomes.  Leading the Tenant Support, Street to Home and Community Engagement Team, you will bring experience of community based service delivery including case support and the management of complex cases, as well as methods of engagement and achieving connection with a broad community base. You will have proven experience in the development and implementation of an outcomes framework with appropriate reporting and monitoring capability.

To be successful in the role you will be an experienced people-focused leader with a commitment to enhancing the lives of customers. You will have strong communication, relationship and stakeholder management skills and previous experience in a community services or community engagement role.

FHL provides a stimulating, positive and supportive work environment in what is a rewarding and sometimes challenging sector to work in. We offer attractive remuneration and benefits, including salary packaging.  This is an outstanding opportunity to join a leading not-for-profit organisation and bring together a range of different community services into one outcomes focused team.

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

If you require additional information please contact Renée Lamberth, People & Culture Manager on renee@foundationhousing.org.au

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 5pm on Monday, 26 October 2020. Please note interviews will be held on Thursday, 29 October 2020.

Foundation Housing Limited is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people with a disability, people who identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander or those from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

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

Stakeholder Engagement & Communications Manager

Leederville | Full Time | Permanent
Closing Date: 2 November 2020

Foundation Housing Ltd (FHL) is a not for profit organisation at the forefront of community housing in WA. We are WA’s largest developers and managers of affordable housing for people in need, managing over 2000 homes across Perth, the Kimberley and Pilbara.  With a newly developed strategic plan and several growth projects in the pipeline in Perth and regional WA, this is an exciting time to join a thriving organisation and help grow the organisation’s brand and reach.

In this role, you will be responsible for delivering activities that enhance stakeholder relationships, as well as initiating engaging communications that show the outside world the scope, impact and quality of Foundation’s Housing’s work. As well as tasks such as managing a brand refresh and website update, you will develop stakeholder engagement and communications strategies, put in place a CRM, advise on marketing of new products and services and build positive relations across the business to develop a deep understanding of our work. You will have proven experience in the development and implementation of such strategies as well as the ability to craft engaging content, network and communicate with a range of stakeholders and evolve communications for different audiences and mediums to ensure they are relevant and sector-leading.

To be successful in the role you will be an experienced leader with a commitment to building positive relationships (both internally and externally), as well as a self-starter who takes the initiative to identify opportunities and deliver solutions. You will be enthusiastic and collaborative and have the ability to take information and communicate it in a manner which generates interest and excitement. A commitment to the ethos of the organisation and an understanding of the community sector would also be an advantage.

FHL provides a stimulating, positive and supportive work environment. We offer attractive remuneration and benefits, including salary packaging.  This is an outstanding opportunity to join a leading not-for-profit organisation and bring together a range of different community services into one outcomes focused team.

Please visit www.foundationhousing.org.au/careers and click on “download application pack” to obtain a copy of the job description.

If you require additional information please contact Renée Lamberth, People & Culture Manager on renee@foundationhousing.org.au

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 midday on Monday, 2 November 2020 and interviews will be held on Thursday, 5 November 2020 for those who are shortlisted.

 Foundation Housing Limited is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people with a disability, people who identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander or those from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

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