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What does DSA look for in an applicant?

We have a few requirements that successful applicants need to supply during the interview process. There are certain aspects that are mandatory, and others that preferable.  Listed below are some – not all aspects that we look for.  Different roles may have extra requirements. 

DSA requires successful applicants to have:

  • The right to work in Australia
  • Current NSW Drivers Licence (Minimum Green P Plate)
  • Working with Children check

DSA prefers successful applicants to prove:

  • Experience in a Community Services role such as Disability, Youth, Mental Illness or another relevant role focused on building life skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, changing environment where no two days are the same.
  • Current Senior First Aid Certificate or be willing to obtain
  • Certificate III in disability services or be willing to obtain.

What do I need in my resume?

You can use the above list to ensure you have covered everything in your application:

When applying

  • A Cover letter.  It gives you an opportunity  to explain why you think you are suitable for this role
  • A 2-3 page resume.  At this stage we are looking for a summary of your work history and study

When attending an interview

  • Proof of work rights
  • Copy of any relevant qualifications
  • Photo ID and suitable documents for a 100-point  ID check
  • References.  Make sure they know they may get a call about this role you are applying for 

How do I apply?

You can click on the Jobs Available  section and follow the prompts to apply.
When you click "apply" this will bring up a new email window where you can attach you cover letter and resume to send, using Microsoft.

Recruitment is coordinated through the Head Office at Condell Park, Sydney.
CONTACT      Recruitment Officer
PHONE          02 8709 0934

Go to the Jobs Available page click on this icon Jobs-Available.aspx

Last Modified: 11/12/2014 4:35 PM