Transitional Housing Property Co-ordinator | The Salvation Army

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Transitional Housing Property Co-ordinator

Nelson Tasman Bays, Nelson
  • Unique opportunity to make a difference to your community and your career.
  • Bring your tenancy and/or property management experience (or similar background) and be part of our team that makes a real difference in people’s lives.
  • Working for an organisation that believes in their mission.

Part Time – Permanent Position, 20 hours per week.

About The Salvation Army (TSA)

The Salvation Army has been transforming lives since 1865.  We work in over 130 countries, coordinated by our International Headquarters in London and we are a registered charity under the Charities Act 2005.  The Army has over 2,000 officers and employees in New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga and Samoa and is recognised as a high value employer.  The mission of The Salvation Army in New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga and Samoa is caring for people, transforming lives and reforming society.

About The Salvation Army Transitional Housing Programme

A programme that supports our whanau to secure suitable long-term accommodation.

About the role/job description

This is an exciting opportunity to develop your career within a community housing environment. The Transitional Housing Property Co-ordinator is primarily responsible to provide specialist property co-ordination services whilst building and maintaining respectful and effective relationships with occupants, their whanau, Government agencies (Govt. and NGO) and support & service providers within our community.

Key Tasks

  • Provide property co-ordination support to occupants entering and exiting our transitional housing properties.
  • Ensure houses are clean, well maintained and provide a welcoming environment for occupants.
  • Assist in the setup of new properties and ensure furnishings, utensils and appliances in existing properties are fully functional.
  • Organise repairs and maintenance in partnership with landlords.
  • Conduct regular property inspections.
  • Addressing antisocial behaviour complaints against occupants from neighbours, landlords and other relevant people.
  • Support Team Leader with procurement of properties for transitional housing.
  • Engage with the wider transitional housing and TSA team.
  • Meet all Health and Safety requirements.
  • Developing effective working relationships with existing agencies (Government and NGO) and supporting agencies within the community.

Person Specification

Our ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Experience in property or tenancy management.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and deal with problematic behaviours.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills.
  • Ability to work in a team.
  • A high level of personal integrity and professionalism.
  • Competency in using IT systems and accurate data entry.
  • A proactive approach to problem solving.
  • An eye for detail.
  • An understanding of, and heart for, social justice issues.
  • Commitment to The Salvation Army and ongoing learning and development.
  • Current full and clean drivers’ licence.

Contact information

For more information about this role please contact Richard Currie on 021 905 882 or by email


To apply please send your cover letter, CV (including referee details) and completed application form to:

An Application Form and job description can be downloaded from:

Applicants for this position will need to have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.  All employment offers are subject to the completion of a satisfactory Ministry of Justice clearance/Police Check.

Closing date

Applications close by 12 noon on Friday, 7 October 2022.

The Salvation Army is a worldwide evangelical Christian church and human service provider. It is committed to caring for people, transforming lives and reforming society – all through the love of God shown in Jesus. The successful applicant should therefore show an ability to identify with the mission and values of The Salvation Army.

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

The Salvation Army is committed to cultural diversity, and in New Zealand, our Tiriti partnership.

The Salvation Army is committed to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of vulnerable people, including children, and upholding their rights to protection from abuse and/or neglect.