Working with Real Life Choices

Work-life balance

We understand everyone’s situation is unique. We do our best to accommodate each person’s specific needs and provide a flexible work environment. We have many family friendly roles in most areas around Melbourne, Darwin Urban Darwin Remote and casual employment gives you the ultimate flexibility in the hours you work.

We invest in our staff

We will support you with advancing your career, including specialised training through Online Assessments and Face to Face Training. We provide ongoing support, professional development, best practise advice, refresher courses, client specific and accredited training to ensure you will continue to excel in your role.

Supporting the support

We check in with our staff on a regular basis in different ways: Keep you updated on important stuff, ask you for your feedback through surveys and research, encourage all of our staff to have input in how we can do things better, and we always recognise our people through our staff reward and recognition program.

Our Recruitment Process

Submit Application

Once your application has been submitted you will receive a confirmation email acknowledging receipt.

Telephone Interview

You will be asked questions to find out a little bit more about you, your work history and hands on support and your motivation for applying.

Application Reviews

Your application will be assessed by one of our Recruitment Consultants against our capability requirements and key selection criteria and shortlisted for interview

Face to Face Interviews

You will be asked to discuss in more detail your knowledge and experience through a series of behavioural based questions and quizzes and you will complete a simple language, literacy and numeracy test.

Probity Checks

You will need to supply two references, current Police Check and WWCC and agree to a DWES and Carers Register check. We will also ask for copies of your qualifications, as well as key training including Medication, First Aid, CPR and Manual Handling.

Candidate Assessment Briefing Day

You will spend the morning on legislation, processes and relevant information a good support worker needs to know. Those who successfully pass the morning assessment will be given an employment contract to sign and after lunch you will meet representatives from each RLC business unit.

Commence Employment

Congratulations, you have successfully completed the RLC recruitment process and are now ready to accept shifts. We hope that you enjoy being part of RLC and remind you to update your availability regularly.

Employment Requirements

Disability Support Workers & NDIS Support Workers

  • Current Criminal Record Check (Police Check)
  • International Police Check (if applicable)
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • Two reference checks
  • Current First Aid HLTAID003
  • Current CPR HLTAID001 (usually included in First Aid)
  • Certificate IV Disability or minimum six months recent relevant experience
  • Certification of Administration of Medication & Manual Handling
  • An understanding of the terms of the Disability Workers Exclusion Scheme and agreement to participate in the scheme

Out of Home Care Support Workers & Child, Youth & Family Support Workers

  • Current Criminal Record Check (Police Check)
  • International Police Check (if applicable)
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • Two reference checks
  • Current First Aid HLTAID003
  • Current CPR HLTAID001 (usually included in First Aid)
  • Current Driver’s Licence
  • Demonstrated experience as a Support Worker in residential care, child protection, out of home care
  • Certification of Assistance with Medication

In addition to the above requirements, it’s also a requirement for all applicants to participate and complete the following assessments during the process of their application and conducted during the pre-employment briefing.

  • National Quality & Safeguards Commission’s Worker Orientation Module (Online)
  • DHHS Fire Safety Training
  • Incident report writing
  • Skills-based assessment