Woden Community Service Supported Tenancy Service [STS] works with people whose tenancy is at risk (Tenancy Support) or who are facing barriers in establishing a private tenancy (Housing Options).

About the Role

In this role you will be responsible for leading and supporting a professional team, focussing on on-going improvement of services to people facing tenancy issues, taking an early support and strength-based approach.

This Service is a true partnership between Woden Community Service, Capital Region Community Service, and YWCA Canberra.

You will foster and sustain positive working relationships and networks with the community, private and government agencies. As part of the Woden Community Service management team, you will also collaborate with services across the organisation to ensure the best support for your clients.

If you are passionate about making a difference in a role that is both challenging and rewarding, we would be keen to hear from you!

Why WCS?

  • Full-time fixed term position (38 hours per week to 30 June 2023). Possible extension dependent on funding availability
  • Annual salary between $92,999 – $97,114 depending on qualifications and experience plus 10% superannuation
  • Generous leave benefits including study, domestic violence and community service leave
  • Salary packaging up to $15,899 per Fringe Benefits Tax year, with an additional Meals and Entertainment package available up to $2,650 per Fringe Benefits Tax year
  • 24/7 Nationally recognised Employee Assistance Program (EAP), including 3 holistic sessions (Nutritional, Financial and Legal)
  • Ongoing professional development, supervision and a supportive team environment


  • Tertiary qualification relevant to the role
  • Knowledge of and experience in the housing and homeless sector
  • Qualifications and/or experience in leadership/management is highly desirable

Under WCS policy, staff are required to have an up to date COVID 19 vaccination. During the recruitment process you will be asked to confirm your vaccination status or approved exemption.

To be eligible for employment, you must also have an ACT Working with Vulnerable People (WWVP) Card, working rights in Australia, and be willing to undertake background checks required for the position.

For a full position description click HERE

Prior to submitting your interest, we encourage you to contact Jessica Aulich, Manager Housing and Homelessness, WCS. Please email Jessica.Aulich@onelink.org.au

To apply, if you are interested in joining our Team, please submit your interest HERE with a current resume addressing the following questions (one page each):

  • Outline your skills and experience working in a high paced, busy environment, and
  • Describe your skills and experience in connecting and engaging with people with multiple and complex support needs.

Applications close 5 June 2022

For more information about WCS and services that we provide, including Youth & Family, Community Development, Housing and Homelessness, Disability, Mental Health and Aged Care, please visit our website at www.wcs.org.au .

WCS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and encourage applications from people of all abilities and life experiences. We also encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to apply.