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Prime Minister and Cabinet Vacancy N.N. 10749878
Aboriginal Hostels Limited Closing date: Sunday, 19 May 2019
Job Title: Residential Youth Worker
Division: Frontline Services
Job Type: Non-ongoing (Temporary), Full-time, Part-time, Casual
Salary: $57,583 - $61,106
Location: Allambie Heights - NSW
Classification: APS Level 3
Agency Employment Act: PS Act 1999
Agency Website:

Job Description


Aboriginal Hostels Limited (AHL)
AHL’s purpose is to provide culturally safe, fit-for-purpose, affordable accommodation for Indigenous Australians who need to be away from home to access employment opportunities, health, education and other essential services.

AHL operates nine Secondary Education hostels across Australia for youth aged 12-18 years requiring access to a secondary education (school years 7-12). Accommodation is provided for students who are accepted into schools that are located within the hostel catchment area.

The Position:
AHL is seeking to engage suitably qualified and experienced people who can fill the role of Residential Youth Worker in our Biala Hostel located in Allambie Heights. AHL is seeking to create a merit list for filling future vacancies and to establish a pool of on-call casual employees who are available to work at short notice.

For detailed information about the positions please visit AHL's website


To be eligible for engagement (and continuing employment) with AHL, applicants must meet AHL’s requirements for the following conditions:

- Hold Australian citizenship;
- Obtain a Working with Children’s Check in the relevant state
- Satisfactory National Criminal History Check
- Satisfactory Medical Assessment
- Satisfactorily complete a Probation period.

Additionally, all applicants must hold (or be willing to obtain) the following qualification:

- Certificate IV in Community Services – Student Residential Care (or equivalent)
- Mental Health First Aid Certificate
- Senior First Aid Certificate


Non-ongoing opportunity will be offered for a specified term

Non-ongoing opportunities may be offered for up to 12-18 months with the possibility of extension.

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: Hannah Simpson, 02 6212 2084
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 PS19-Mon - 06 May 2019 Published by Australian Public Service Commission.
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