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Tenancy Manager

The Salvation Army Supportive Accommodation, South Auckland

40 hours per week – Fixed Term (1 Year)

The Salvation Army Supportive Accommodation team is committed to providing a professional service and care to our community. A programme we are offering is a transitional housing facility in Papakura.  This service provides transitional accommodation to all different client groups.

We require a Tenancy Manager to join our current tenancy team, to help continue this vital work.  This role will operate alongside our Social Worker team to provide property related support.  

The role includes:

  • Property management functions including inducting occupants into accommodation, conducting inspections etc;
  • Oversight and assistance with the movement of clients into and out of the emergency houses;
  • Support with house finding;
  • Basic property maintenance;
  • Maintaining responsibility for keys and property access;
  • Ensuring houses are clean, including some light cleaning and household duties;
  • Help to provide a well maintained and welcoming environment for clients;
  • Working with Social Workers to provide support for our clients;
  • Managing debt recovery.

If you have the following attributes, we would like to hear from you:

  • Experience as a tenancy manager;
  • The ability to be self-motivated and work both independently and part of the team;
  • Hands-on practical person who takes the initiative required to get a job done;
  • Ability to work from a bicultural perspective, and with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures;
  • Empathy with the values and mission of The Salvation Army;
  • Experience in dealing with conflict resolution;
  • Ability to multi task;
  • Excellent time management;


To apply please send a covering letter, current CV and completed application form to

Our application form can be downloaded and needs to be included as part of your application.

To be appointed in this role, applicants must have NZ residency. A Police check will be required as part of the application process.  Please note this role operates on a roster Monday to Friday 8.30 am to 5 pm.

Closing date

Applications close by 10 pm Thursday, 24 October 2019.