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Prime Minister and Cabinet Vacancy N.N. 10757217
Aboriginal Hostels Limited Closing date: Sunday, 8 September 2019
Job Title: Head of Boarding
Division: Frontline Services
Job Type: Non-ongoing (Temporary), Full-time
Salary: $78,730 - $82,788
Location: Wadeye - NT
Classification: APS Level 6
Agency Employment Act: PS Act 1999
Agency Website:

Job Description


Aboriginal Hostel Limited's (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.

An exciting opportunity is available for passionate and experienced individual who can fill the role of Head of Boarding in our hostel located in Wadeye NT. The position is available for immediate filling and we are also seeking to establish a merit pool for future vacancies that may arise over the next 12 months.

We offer rewarding experiences and rewarding employment conditions. Benefits of the positions include a diverse and inclusive workplace; salary sacrifice of up to $15,900 per FBT year for mortgage, rent or living expenses, allowing staff to further reduce their tax payments resulting in more net pay; generous leave for school holiday periods; and more.

Further information on the position and how to apply is available on our 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 NT Working with Children’s Check
- 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 qualifications:

- Certificate IV in Community Services – Student Residential Care (or equivalent)
- First Aid Certificate
- Bus Licence for light-rigid vehicles (up to 25 seats).


Non-ongoing opportunity will be offered for a specified term

A Non-ongoing opportunity will be offered for 6-12 months initially, 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: Laura Richmond, 02 6212 2042
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 PS33-Wed - 14 Aug 2019 Published by Australian Public Service Commission.
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