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Job Application Cover Sheet

This document is required for all applications and provides information of basic pre requisites for work with NWDS.

If not born in Australia are you an Australian Citizen?
Visa status - Are you on a Student or any other work permit visa ?
Details of visa, regarding ability to work and maximum hours are required with application. Original passport showing visa to be supplied if offered an interview. Do you agree to meet these requirements ?
Do you have a Valid Snr 1st Aid Certificate ? Original required* - required


Senior First Aid Certificate - obtained in own time and at own expense.

If No, please note it is a pre-requirement that you hold a 1st Aid Certificate or obtain one within 2 months of your employment and maintain a current certificate throughout your employment at your own expense and in your own time. Do you agree to meet these requirements ?
Do you hold a Certificate III in Disability Studies ?* - required

Disability Studies - obtained in own time and at own expense.

If you do not hold a Certificate III in Disability you must commence it within the first 3 months of employment. I agree to commence within 3 months of starting with NWDS and will finish the course within 12 months and understand this is done in my own time and at my expense. Agree?* - required
Further Tertiary study is required for higher level positions, if you are successful in obtaining employment with us, are you willing to continue studies as required?

LR Licence - obtain in own time and at own expense.

A manual LR licence is a pre-requirement except in approved circumstances. I am prepared to gain and maintain a manual LR licence within the first 2 months of employment or at such time as I am legally allowed and understand this is done in my own time and at my expense.



You must be aware that to work hands on in the Disability field you must be physically able to lift, bend, push a wheelchair, use a hoist, provide full personal care and to be physically active throughout the full day. Therefore as an employee of NWDS you need to focus your attention on your physical well being with a personal fitness regime to continue to develop core body strength, flexibility and fast reflexes. Developing physical fitness aids in maintaining your physical and mental balance to meet a demanding work role.

Are you aware of any physical or mental incapacity that may require NWDS to assess reasonable adjustment requirements?* - required
ALL staff agree to complete to do NDIS Workers Screening check (Police Check)* - required
Covid-19 Vaccination Evidence


Please provide at least 2(two) references from your present or immediate past employer and include contact details below. Please note, you need to provide written references once you are offered an interview.

Mandatory field(s) marked with *