All transitioning cleaners must attend an Assessment Centre to undergo pre-employment checks, complete and verify paperwork and provide copies of required documentation.
If you will be away during the Assessment Centre and you have not already done so, please contact the Taskforce immediately so that we can make alternate arrangements for you. If you have already provided us with the dates of your leave we will contact you directly to confirm your individual Assessment Centre arrangements.
Purpose of the Assessment Centre
At the Assessment Centre staff will work with you to check your paperwork and complete pre-employment checks and activities. This will include:
- Checking the information submitted through the online Pre-employment Information form
- Confirmation of your normal rostered hours
- Copying and certification of documents (Birth Certificate, Passport, Marriage Cert etc)
- Completion of a simple assessment of your cleaning skills and experience
- Sizing for uniforms (time permitting)
- Taking an Identification Photo (time permitting)
To do before you attend
- You must have completed the online Pre-employment Information form (details in email sent 27/11/2019)
- If you have a second job, you must print and complete a Second Job Declaration form
- If you are a visa holder, you must print and complete the Approval to access Visa Entitlement Verification Online (VEVO) form => this is an approval form to access Visa Information
See below for forms.
Assessment Centre Sessions
All transitioning cleaners must attend an Assessment Centre. These sessions will:
- be held at Hedley Beare Centre for Teaching and Learning (HBCTL), 51 Fremantle Drive, Stirling
- run Tuesday 3rd December 2019 to Monday 9th December
- run for 1.5 hours and cater for 15 people at a time. We expect that you will need to be at the session for the full 1.5 hours
- be grouped by language so you will have peer support if you need it
You can bring someone, including a family member or friend, to support you through this process if you want to.
You will be sent an email 28 November to let you know which session you are required to attend. Please contact the taskforce immediately if you are unable to attend your nominated session.
If you have already let the Taskforce know you will be away, we will send you a separate email to provide alternate arrangements.
You must bring all required documents - these must be the original documents and not a copy (see ‘to bring on the day’ section below)
To bring on the day
You must bring your:
- Superannuation fund details
- Birth Certificate
- Passport (if you have one)
- Drivers Licence (if you have one)
- Visa or Citizenship Documents
- WWVP Card
- Proof of change of name => If you have had a name change, you are required to provide certified copies of this change i.e.: marriage certificate or change of name by deed poll
- Additional documents required to meet the 100 points of ID => more information below
- Completed Second Job Declaration form (if applicable)
- Completed Approval Form to access Visa Information (if applicable)
Information on 100 points of ID
Category A – Each document is worth 70 points – Only one document can be accepted from this category:
Birth Certificate, Passport (current, or expired within the previous two years, but not cancelled), Australian Citizenship Certificate, Other document of identity having same characteristics as a passport e.g. diplomatic/refugee (Photo or Signature)
Category B – The first document is worth 40 points and each additional document is worth 25 points:
Current Licence or Permit (Government Issued), Working with Vulnerable People Registration Card, Public Employee Photo ID card (Government Issued), Centrelink Pensioner Concession Card or Health Care Card, Current Tertiary Education Institution Photo ID
Category C – Each document is worth 25 points:
International Drivers Licence, Proof of Age Card or Seniors Card (Government Issued), Medicare Card/Private Health Care Card, Rates Notice, Property Lease/Rental Agreement, Telephone Account with Name, Address and Phone Number, Credit Cart/ATM Card (if Submitting more than one, must be different institutions), Australian Tax Office Assessment, Superannuation Statement.
Your Employment Offer
Information collected at the Assessment Centre will be used to complete pre-employment checks.
Provided you meet the requirements of these checks you will be offered employment consistent with your status in Australia
- Australian Citizens and Permanent residents will be offered permanent employment, subject to normal probation processes
- Temporary residents and time-limited visa holders will be offered employment contracts consistent with visa length and conditions, with the possibility of extension in the event of their visas being extended, subject to normal probation processes
Please refer to the “How we hire” section of the ACT Government Careers and Employment website for further information on employment in the ACT Public Service.
Employment conditions and entitlements
Employment conditions and entitlements are outlined in the ACT Public Sector Infrastructure Services Enterprise Agreement 2018-2021 (section Q18 – Q36, Cleaning Services Officers), the Public Sector Management Act 1994 and Public Sector Management Standards 2016.