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Prime Minister and Cabinet Vacancy N.N. 10718183
Aboriginal Hostels Limited Closing date: Wednesday, 10 January 2018
Job Title: Head of Boarding
Branch: Biala Student Hostel
Job Type: Ongoing, Non-ongoing (Temporary), Full-time
Salary: $69,331 - $73,610
Location: Sydney - NSW
Classification: APS Level 5
Agency Employment Act: PS Act 1999
Position No: NP
Agency Website:

Job Description


Under the direction of the Business Manager, the Head of Boarding will provide leadership in the management of the day-to-day operations of the facility, maintain existing and establish new working relationships with an expanded scope to improve outcomes for Indigenous students and community.
- Direct, coordinate and mentor the Youth Workers and Senior Youth Worker and hostel staff, while overseeing efficient and effective operations of a boarding facility.
- Provide line management, support and leadership to all hostel staff, including regular development and routine performance management.
- Participate in forums and meetings to promote AHL’s hostel operations.
- Develop and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders to continuously improve services for the hostel.
- Promote and safeguard the safety and welfare of students, adhering to AHL’s child protection policy at all times.
- Monitor the implementation and delivery of mentoring and recreational programs for students, to assure participation addresses key development initiatives for students in culturally appropriate ways.
- Coordinate and oversee hostel operations and practices that are responsive to the needs of the students, including compliance with health and safety requirements.


- Hold Australian citizenship
- Obtain a Working with Children’s Check (or equivalent)
- Satisfactory National Criminal History Check
- Satisfactory Medical Assessment
- Satisfactorily complete a Probation period


Non-ongoing opportunity will be offered for a specified term

Up to 18 months

Indigenous jobseekers are encouraged to apply for this vacancy. If the job is 'Identified', then part or all of the duties impact on Indigenous Australian people and/or involve interaction with Indigenous Australian communities or their representatives.

RecruitAbility applies to this vacancy. Under the RecruitAbility scheme you will be invited to participate in further assessment activity for the vacancy if you choose to apply under the scheme; declare you have a disability; and meet the minimum requirements for the job. For more information see:

To Apply

Position Contact: Nick Fabriziani, 0407 216 726
Agency Recruitment Site:
Applicants to vacancies notified in all formats of the electronic Public Service Gazette should be aware that;
.  the names of successful applicants may also be notified in all formats of the electronic Public Service Gazette
.  applicants found suitable may be offered similar employment opportunities by other Australian Public Service agencies
This notice is part of the electronic Public Service Gazette PS51-Thu - 21 Dec 2017 Published by Australian Public Service Commission.
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