Emergency & Transitional Housing

Transitional Housing Operation Manager

Are you ready to take on the challenge of a overseeing our Transitional Housing operation?

Can you lead from the front, be motivating and motivate a team of social service, tenancy and property departments?

STRIVE Community Trust supports over 500 families in transitional housing and emergency motel accommodation. We have experienced significant growth in the past 12 months and have created this new role which is at senior management level. The purpose of the positional is to provide strategic oversight, leadership to staff and operational management of the service.

You will be required to:

  • provide strong sound leadership
  • ensure services are delivered as per contractual specifications and obligations, as well as within the objectives of the Trust
  • operationalise the transitional housing services
  • ensure housing assets are effectively maintained and compliant with all legal requirements
  • ensure progression towards the achievements of the Trust objectives by establishing new or maintaining existing relationships with stakeholders
Apply Here

Tenancy Manager

STRIVE Community Trust supports over 500 families in transitional housing and emergency motel accommodation. The Tenancy Manager is an integral role in our Transitional Housing operation that manages a team of tenancy coordinators, credit controllers and administration staff. You will be part of a supportive TH management team who work in collaboration to achieve positive outcomes for our clients.

The role will:

  • provide strong sound leadership;
  • manage the administrator services of tenants from induction to exit
  • experience in providing excellent tenancy management or related service
  • ensure services are delivered as per contractual specifications and obligations, as well as within the objectives of the Trust
  • take ownership of the tenancy database to ensure accurate record-keeping and safety of data
  • manage arrears to be at targeted levels
Apply Here

Whanau Support Worker

The position supports tenant’s complex or serious needs by addressing the underlying causes that led to homelessness and thereby leading to better outcomes. This role works within the  housing social work team and other  health, education, social sector agencies and community organisations with the purpose  to:

1)      Identify longer-term housing solutions ;

2)      Assisting in the transition into longer-term accommodation;

Please apply through the registration of interest form below.

Social Worker

The primary purpose for the Social Worker is to apply the paramountcy of the child principle in terms of safety, and work in partnership with children and their families to provide a relationship of trust.

The social worker collaborates with vulnerable families/whanau to identify and develop family led interventions that aim to

  • Address the tenant’s complex or serious needs by addressing the underlying causes that led to homelessness and thereby leading to better outcomes.
  • Increase family support systems
  • Link the family to community agencies to sustain positive outcomes.

Social Services

Family Counsellor

The Counsellor works as part of the Strive Social Services Team to provide a counselling service to the wider community.

Counsellors help people to explore feelings and emotions that are often related to their experiences, allowing clients to reflect on what is happening to them and consider alternative ways of doing things.  The aim is to enable them to cope with challenges or to make positive changes in their life where necessary.

Please apply through the registration of interest form below.

MASSiSS Social Worker

The Social Worker in Secondary Schools (SWISS) works in partnership with the young person to provide a relationship of trust, and collaborates with social, health and education agencies and other community services to ensure a coordinated and integrated approach of early intervention/prevention strategies to promote individual safety and well-being that will foster and achieve a positive life outcome.

STRIVE Community Trust employs eleven Social Workers to support students in six high schools. The Social Workers provide assessment; individual and family support, reside within the social services team based within each school, develop and facilitate the group programmes and refer to a network of social services agencies.

Cleaners

Strive Community Trust is currently seeking a hardworking, dedicated individual to join our cleaning team. We aim to make sure that overall cleanliness and hygiene is maintained in all our sites. Your past experience working in the cleaning or hospitality industry is desirable.

Whilst the main function of the role is cleaning in any of our 6 office sites, the role is varied and no two days may be the same, so you must be adaptable at short notice.

There may be occasional Saturday and Sunday work.

Apply Here

If you are interested in other positions for future vacancies please click here