First listed on: 24 June 2019

     Housing Manager

Housing Manager - Clerk Grade 7/8
Temporary Full Time 12 months
Location: Dubbo
About us

The Department of Family and Community Services (FACS) directly supports approximately 800,000 people every year and reaches a further million people through local community-based programs.

Our vision is to empower all people to live fulfilling lives and achieve their potential in inclusive communities. We collaborate with government, non-government and community partners to work with children, adults, families and communities to improve lives and realise potential, with a focus on breaking, rather than managing, disadvantage.

About the Opportunity

This role provides leadership to our Housing Access and Demand team covering Western and Far West NSW. The role is essential to ensuring fair and equitable access to social housing pathways. It is an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of vulnerable or homeless individuals and families by applying excellent business process skills. The successful applicant will demonstrate a commitment to community service, strong leadership and quality management skills. Some travel and field work is a requirement of this position. This role will provide expert advice to both internal and external clients as well as providing mentoring and training to other HNSW staff through the:

  • Monitoring of service standards
  • Development and implementation of flexible and innovative service and management
  • Compliance with legislation and policy requirements and to support performance reporting.
  • Assistance with complex service issues and policy interpretation.

This is a temporary full-time role for 12 months in accordance with the Government Sector Employment Act 2013.

A Recruitment Pool may be created to fill similar roles for both ongoing and temporary opportunities across the Western District, which could include opportunities in Dubbo, Orange, Bathurst, Parkes and Cowra.

Essential Requirements

  • Current driver’s license
  • Salary Range $94,782 - $104,918 pa plus employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
  • 5 weeks annual leave per year of service
  • Generous salary packaging options and other fringe benefits
  • Flexible work practices
  • Opportunities for learning and development and Internal career progression
How to apply

To apply candidates must submit a covering letter (2 pages maximum) and an

Up-to-date resume which clearly details their skills and experience as relevant to this role.

Part of the assessment process may include additional online capability testing, skills testing or work samples in accordance with the new Government Sector Employment Act 2013; therefore you may be contacted to participate. You may also be asked to complete a Health Declaration Form in later stages of the assessment process.

Find out more
Click here to view the role description

For more information on how to apply for a role in the NSW Public Sector please click here

Please submit your application online including the information outlined above.

If you experience technical difficulties when submitting your application, please contact ‘I Work for NSW’ on 1800 562 679.

Closing date: 07 July 2019 at 11:59 pm (AEST)

For enquiries: please contact Kim Campbell – email: or phone: 0419532880

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

FACS is committed to building a workplace culture that values diversity and inclusion. We actively promote the employment of people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTI and other diversity groups.

FACS encourages applications from people with disability and will provide reasonable adjustments in our recruitment processes and in the workplace.

If you need an adjustment in the recruitment process, please call or email the contact person listed below, and also advise us of your preferred method of communication.

FACS is also the first NSW government agency to become a White Ribbon accredited workplace, for taking active steps to prevent and respond to violence against women.

Thank you for your interest in this position. We look forward to receiving your application.


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