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Employment Process

PRE-EMPLOYMENT AND SAFETY SCREENING PROCESSES

Melba will undergo the following Pre-employment and Safety screening processes before offering employment and permitting any applicant to commence work. All information received by Melba will be treated in a confidential manner in accordance with relevant employment and privacy legislation, Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme, VEVO and the Department of Health and Human Services’ recruitment, safety screening and performance monitoring requirements.

 

Reference Checks

Melba will complete a minimum of 2 reference checks prior to employment being offered.

  

National and International Police Checks

All prospective employees must have a satisfactory National (and where relevant International) Police Record check prior to the commencement of employment.

 

Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme (DWES) Checks

The DWES is an employment screening safety check designed to protect the safety and wellbeing of Victorians living with disability and applies to all disability services (as defined by the Disability Act 2006).

 

Visa Entitlement Verification Online (VEVO) Check

Melba is required to conduct a VEVO Check for any persons who are not a permanent resident and/or hold a currently working visa to work in Australia.   

By applying for a position with Melba Support Services you are acknowledging that you have read, understood and agree to undergo Melba’s employment and Safety Screening processes and requirements.   

Training

Melba Support Services offer a range of training for staff.

Mandatory training for all staff working within our Community Living Support Services are Medication Administration; Manual Handling; G-tubes; Communication Supports; Abuse, Neglect and Incident Reports and disability services in general.

Melba also offers specific skill development depending on individual needs of the people we support (for example employment, Autism Spectrum Disorder and Connecting People to Community) and skill development in areas of interest noted by staff (for example communication and planning).

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