Employment

Aboriginal Hostels Limited’s (AHL) purpose is to provide safe, comfortable, culturally appropriate and affordable short-term accommodation for Indigenous Australians who need to be away from home to access medical services, education 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

Locations Position Position Documents: Closing Date
Allambie Heights, NSW

APS 3

Residential Youth Worker
 

 

VN0523 - Application Form

VN0523 - Vacancy Information

 

8 February 2023
(extended)
Canberra, ACT 

APS 3 to EL1

Bulk Round - HR & Business Strategy

(Affirmative Measures - First Nations applicants only)

VN0123 - Application Form

VN0123 - Vacancy Information 

15 February 2023
Canberra, ACT

APS 3 to EL1

Bulk Round - HR & Business Strategy

VN0823 - Application Form

VN0823 - Vacancy Information 

15 February 2023
Tamworth, NSW

APS 2

Cook

VN0923 - Application Form

VN0923 - Vacancy Information 

8 February 2023
Kalgoorlie, WA

APS 3

Assistant Hostel Manager

VN1023 - Application Form

VN1023 - Vacancy Information 

8 February 2023
Kalgoorlie, WA

APS 2

Cook and Night Attendant 

VN1123 - Application Form

VN1123 - Vacancy Information 

8 February 2023
Broome, WA

APS 2

Cook 

VN1223 - Application Form

VN1223 - Vacancy Information

8 February 2023
Adelaide, SA

APS 2

Casual Hostel Workers 

VN1323 - Application Form

VN1323 - Vacancy Information

8 February 2023
Adelaide, SA

APS 3

Casual Hostel Managers

VN1423 - Application Form

VN1423 - Vacancy Information

8 February 2023
Alice Springs, NT

APS 4

Facilities Administrator 

VN1523 - Application Form

VN1523 - Vacancy Information

15 February 2023
Canberra, ACT

APS 4

Facilities Administrator 

VN1623 - Application Form

VN1623 - Vacancy Information

15 February 2023
Broome, WA

APS 2

Housekeeper

VN1723 - Application Form

VN1723 - Vacancy Information

15 February 2023

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 Form 30 June 2023

Multiple Locations

ACT, NT, QLD, NSW, WA

National Office & Operations Temporary Employment Register Application Form 30 June 2023

 

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