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Application Process

When you are ready to apply, simply click the ‘Apply now’ button.
The application form will guide you through all the mandatory questions (e.g. personal information, contact details, recent work history and education) and will allow you to attach any relevant documentation. You may also be asked to indicate your availability to work over a selected period (e.g. weekly, fortnightly) and your salary expectations.
We ask our applicants to record a single 5 min video in response to the provided questions, normally just 2 questions. Finally, we ask that you answer some questions about your relevant work experience and / or the job requirements, before you submit your application.
You will be able to review a summary of your application before submitting. Once you have reviewed your application, click ‘Submit’ to send your application to us.

Will I Require Pre-employment Checks?

Yes. As a registered NDIS provider, Challenge Community Services must ensure that all new staff undergo pre-employment screening and obtain the checks required to maintain the organisation’s compliance with NDIS registration standards.
If you are recommended for appointment, proof in support of the requirements listed below will be required before you can commence with us:
  1. Right to Work Check
  2. Working with Children Check (Blue Card), or eligibility to obtain one.
  3. Criminal History Screening (Yellow Card), or eligibility to obtain one.
  4. National Disability Insurance Scheme Worker Check, or eligibility to obtain one.
  5. Mental Health Assessment (non-client facing roles only)
  6. A physical assessment if required for the position
  7. Drug and alcohol Screening.
  8. Reference Check
  9. Vaccination against COVID-19

After the Interview

Once your interview is complete, your selection panel will advise of the next steps required. Often this is waiting for your necessary clearances to be entered into our onboarding system.
If you are the successful applicant, you will be contacted by the team and offered an official offer of employment.

Equal Opportunity Employment

Challenge Community Services is committed to being an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage applicants from all walks of life to apply. We strive to ensure that our workforce is as vibrant as the communities we support.
If you require any adjustments to the application or interview process to accommodate for a disability or impairment, please get in touch with our HR team so we can discuss the best way to adapt the process to your needs.
Challenge Community Services has provided innovative and people-focused services to the community for over 60 years. Our offering to regional and metropolitan communities includes Disability Services, Foster Care, Therapeutic Services and supported employment for people with a disability as part of our range of Business Services.

Challenge operates throughout NSW and QLD, from Albury through to Brisbane and serves both regional and metropolitan communities. To see what Challenge Services are located near you, check out our locations.

We have a number of Accommodation and Supported Independent Living vacancies across NSW and South East QLD. Check out our current vacancies near you below.

Our offering to regional and metropolitan communities includes Disability Services, Foster Care, Allied Health and supported employment for people with a disability as part of our range of Business Services.

Supported Independent Living, Community support, Support coordination, Employment, Foster Care, or more, we are available at 1800 679 129. Or Contact Us below.

Our Values






The Perks

We are committed to making Challenge an amazing place to work. That’s why we strive to
reward our team members with perks and benefits that help them flourish.
Salary Packaging Options
Rostered Day Off (role dependant)
Employee Training Programs
Employee Assistance Program
Wellbeing Focus
Career Growth
Vehicle Options

First Nations Roles

People Focused
Using our First Nations Practice Framework to build a more inclusive workplace and stronger community relationships.
Whether you are giving a child a permanent home or stepping in to help in a crisis, being a foster carer is a hugely rewarding and life-changing experience.
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