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Placement Support Specialist, Fixed-Term - 30 June 2018 (Manawatu)

Housing New Zealand Corporation
Job Category:
Community Services
Manawatu - Wanganui - Palmerston North
Manawatu - Wanganui
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

  • Fixed-term or secondment opportunity until June 2018
  • Based in our Manawatu Office

Housing New Zealand's vision is to be the social housing provider of choice. We continue to achieve this through our dedicated teams of professionals within our organisation.

Our teams consist of people who are passionate about making a difference. We work together to achieve our goals, help one another, are positive and enthusiastic in everything that we do.

As the Placement Support Specialist you will manage the process of matching new applicants with suitable Housing New Zealand housing. This will mean quickly establishing relationships with Ministry of Social Development, potential and existing tenants as well as internal teams. This is a busy and exciting role so you will need to work efficiently and be highly organised to ensure a successful outcome for our customers.

To be successful in the role you will have:

  • solid experience in a service delivery role
  • sound organisational and time management skills
  • the confidence and capability to take ownership for delivering successful outcomes
  • proven communication and relationship management skills
  • experience with how large organisations function and interact and how to get best results for customers
  • ideally an understanding of social housing and knowledge of the Residential Tenancies Act.

We offer:

  • the opportunity to grow your career, working with the best, in an organisation that is committed to your development
  • a competitive salary and a comprehensive set of benefits to protect your future
  • being part of a professional team who are highly committed to excellence.

If you are up for the challenge of this dynamic role and environment, and want to join a team of professionals who are passionate about what they do, we welcome your application.

To apply please follow the online process.

The reference code for this position is 41325GJO.

To see a copy of the position description and apply for the job, go to

To find out more about this opportunity please contact Kristine Evans (Recruitment Advisor) on

Applications close at 5.00 pm on Friday, 24 November 2017.

Housing New Zealand Corporation is a team of professional people who are passionate about social housing - join us!

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