Property Assets Officer. NISS - permanent, full time - Dandenong / Sunshine

Life Without Barriers

VIC: Dandenong, VIC: Sunshine
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  • Attractive remuneration including salary packaging 
  • Work for one of Australia's largest social purpose organisations
  • Hybrid role, work from the office and home
  • Monthly rostered days off 

About the Organisation

Every day, Life Without Barriers provides support and care to children and young people, as we work collaboratively with families, carers, and communities, to ensure they have the environment they deserve to grow. With a focus on ensuring safety and respect, this is an opportunity to make a positive and meaningful difference in these young lives and help pave a brighter future.

Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose organisation of 8,000 employees working in more than 500 communities across Australia. We support children, young people and families, people with disability, older people, and people with mental illness. We work with people who are homeless and refugees and asylum seekers. Join a community of people dedicated to breaking down barriers.

We want to employ people who reflect the diversity of our clients to ensure we can support each client's individual needs and wants. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability to apply. 

About the Service

Our National Immigration Support Service (NISS) provides a broad range of support to Asylum Seekers and Refugees who are living in the Australian community while their immigration status is resolved.

As an asylum seeker or refugee in Australia, the path to stability can be rocky and we acknowledge the relentless fight for freedoms that some of us take for granted. Life Without Barriers supports people to reach their goals, one step at a time to navigate what can be a complex and challenging system.

Within this stable and agile team, you can play a vital part in enhancing the lives of refugees and asylum seekers in Australia. If you, like us, value inclusivity and respect, this could be the best career move you ever make to truly make a difference. Life Without Barriers is the largest national provider of the Status Resolution Support Service (SRSS), contracted by the Department of Home Affairs.


About the Role

We are currently seeking a full-time Property Assets Officer (PAO) to manage a portfolio of residential properties across Melbourne, with a component of the time spent supporting interstate PAO’s remotely. You will be required to maintain sound working relationships with clients, internal and external stakeholders and community groups whilst facilitating the implementation and delivery of property and asset needs as well as completing ongoing property inspections.

The Property Assets Officer role requires regular travel to properties across their allocated regions of Sydney and will have access to a company vehicle to undertake all required travel. This position is being offered as permanent, full-time position based at our Dandenong / Sunshine office with flexibility to work from home and office (minimum two days).

Skills & Experience

  • Proven experience in end-to-end Property Management
  • Understanding and experience of VCAT processes and tenants’ rights
  • Comprehensive understanding of the Residential Tenancies Act
  • Certificate IV Property Services  
  • Current driver's licence
  • Previous experience in property management experience in residential Real Estate
  • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to build and nurture relationships with multiple stakeholders including clients from CALD backgrounds, some with significant mental health issues or suffering trauma and torture related issues.
  • Ability to oversee all property-related requirements for vulnerable clients including sourcing, managing and returning rental properties.
  • Ability to furnish homes within budget and protocols as well as manage the removal and storage of household goods.

Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check (where relevant to the role).


  • An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful applicant.
  • Excellent tax benefits and salary packaging options
  • Monthly rostered day off

How to Apply

   Include your resume and covering letter in one document, click ‘Apply’ and follow the prompts. For confidential enquiries including persons with disability that require application adjustments, contact

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications may be reviewed prior to the closing date; and as such the closing date is subject to change without notice.

Current application closing date is midnight Tuesday 23rd July 2024. 

Life Without Barriers supports the Royal Commission into violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability. We believe people with disability need to be heard and for these experiences to influence how support services like ours are delivered. View our statement here (

To be considered for and appointed to a position at Life Without Barriers, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or hold a valid medical exemption certificate.  You will be required to provide evidence of your vaccination status during the recruitment process.

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