Employment

Aboriginal Hostels Limited’s (AHL) purpose is to provide safe, culturally appropriate and affordable accommodation for First Nations people who need to be away from home to access services and economic opportunities. 

A career with us will provide you with a chance to contribute to improving the quality of life and economic opportunity for Indigenous Australians. We offer rewarding experiences and rewarding employment conditions.

What We Offer

A diverse and inclusive workplace, attractive remuneration package including generous employer superannuation contributions (currently at 15.4%), Salary Packaging Program for employee superannuation (salary sacrifice) contributions and novated vehicle leases, PLUS an additional benefit of up to $15,900 per FBT Year to salary sacrifice rent, mortgage or living expenses - this benefit is available to eligible* staff due to AHL's status as a Public Benevolent Institution

*Casual employees, and non-ongoing employees engaged for less than 3 months are not eligible. 

View AHL's Enterprise Agreement | View AHL’s s.24(1) Determination (current salaries)

Current Vacancies

Location

Position 

Position Documents

Closing Date

Canberra, ACT

VN0724

APS6 Recruitment Team Lead

VN0724 - Application Form

VN0724 - Vacancy Information

3 March 2024
Tennant Creek, NT

VN2724

APS 5 Head of Boarding

VN2724 - Application Form

VN2724 - Vacancy Information

6 March 2024
Allambie Heights, NSW

VN1924

APS2 Cooks

VN1924 - Application Form

VN1924 - Vacancy Information

6 March 2024
Sylvania Heights, NSW

VN2424

APS 5 Head of Boarding

VN2424 - Application Form

VN2424 - Vacancy Information

6 March 2024
Alice Springs, NT

VN2624

APS 2 Hostel Workers

 

VN2624 - Application Form

VN2624 - Vacancy Information

6 March 2024
Adelaide, SA

VN2824

APS 5 Relief Hostel Manager

VN2824 - Applicaiton Form

VN2824 - Vacancy Information

6 March 2024
Adelaide, SA

VN2924

APS 2 Hostel Workers

VN2924 - Application Form

VN2924 - Vacancy Information

6 March 2024
Broome, WA

VN3024

APS 2 Housekeepers

VN3024 - Application Form

VN3024 - Vacancy Information

6 March 2024

Tamworth, NSW

VN3324

APS 2 Housekeeper

VN3324 - Application Form

VN3324 - Vacancy Information

13 March 2024

Tamworth, NSW

VN3424

APS 2 Weekend Cook

VN3424 - Application Form

VN3424 - Vacancy Information

13 March 2024

Leichhardt, NSW

VN3524

APS 2 Housekeeper

VN3524 - Application Form

VN3524 - Vacancy Information

13 March 2024

Tennant Creek, NT

VN3624

APS 2 Night Managers

VN3624 - Application Form

VN3624 - Vacancy Information

20 March 2024

Multiple Locations

NT, QLD, NSW, VIC, SA, WA

Hostel Temporary Employment Register: 

Head and Deputy Head of Boarding

Residential Youth Worker

Hostel & Assistant Hostel Managers

Cook, Kitchenhand, Housekeeper, Night Attendant.

Application Form30 June 2024

Multiple Locations

ACT, NT, QLD, NSW, WA

National Office & Operations Temporary Employment RegisterApplication Form30 June 2024

Eligibility for employment:

To be eligible for employment with AHL, applicants must meet AHL’s requirements for the following conditions:

  • Hold Australian Citizenship 
  • Satisfactory National Criminal History Check
  • Satisfactory Working with Children Check in the relevant state or territory (predominantly NT, NSW, VIC, QLD)
  • Satisfactory Medical Assessment/Fitness for Duty

Pre-employment checks for successful applicants will require the following identification:

  • Australian state/territory Birth Certificate or Current Australian Passport or Certificate of Australian Citizenship and three AHL nominated forms of identification. 
     

Qualifications:

A number of hostel positions require mandatory qualifications/training, including:

Housekeeper (Cleaner/Domestic)Chemical Handling Training through AHL's approved supplier (currently Jaysol) (or ability to complete within the first six months of employment)

Cook/Kitchenhand Food Safety Handling Certificate (or ability to obtain in the first six months of employment)

Residential Youth Worker – First Aid Certificate (or ability to obtain in the first six months of employment); Certificate IV in Community Services – Student Residential Care provided through Boarding Training Australia, or an equivalent/higher qualification (or ability to obtain in the first 12 months of employment). A valid driver's/bus licence may also be required. 

Hostel and Assistant Hostel Manager, Head and Deputy Head of Boarding First Aid Certificate; Emergency Warden Training; Food Safety Supervisor Certificate; (or ability to obtain in the first six months of employment). A valid driver's licence may also be required.

Night Attendant First Aid Certificate; Emergency Warden Training; (or ability to obtain in the first six months of employment)

 

How You Can Contact us

If you have any questions concerning employment in AHL, please contact the AHL Recruitment Team on (02) 6212 2001 or applications@ahl.gov.au