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Assessment Centre


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:

To do before you attend

See below for forms.

Assessment Centre Sessions

All transitioning cleaners must attend an Assessment Centre. These sessions will:

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:

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.

Contact us

If you have any questions or concerns about the transition process, please contact the Taskforce via email (schoolcleaning@act.gov.au) or by phone on 6207 0788.  We are happy to help.

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

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.

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