What to do
The way you apply for a job at SSI is through SSI People, our recruitment platform. Creating a profile when you apply for a job allows us to search your profile for other opportunities with SSI in the future as well. The more detail you include the better.
Apply for a job, set up your online profile including as much detail as possible and upload your resume.
We review all applications and may contact you for further information about your skills and experience.
If you have been shortlisted we will contact you to arrange an interview. This could be over the phone or a face-to-face interview. Our face-to-face interviews are conducted by a panel which usually includes two or three SSI managers. During the interview you will discuss your career history, skills and experience. You will be asked role based and competency based questions to assess your skills and experience against the key criteria for the role. Behavioural questioning is used so that we can draw out specific relevant examples from your previous experience. So make sure you prepare for these questions and think about comparable work that you have done which you can discuss during the interview. For many of our positions there will be a two stage interview process to ensure the right people have met you and had an opportunity to assess your experience. This is also to give you an opportunity to reflect, ask questions and ensure the job is right for you.
4. Background check
We strongly believe in protecting the safety and wellbeing of children and vulnerable communities and take child protection very seriously. All employees will undergo reference checks with a minimum of two previous employers. Your referees should be people you have reported to in a work environment. They should not be family, friends, colleagues or peers. Please check that your referees are comfortable in providing a reference for you before providing us with their details. You will also need to undertake a National Police Clearance and a Working with Children Check as a condition of employment.
At SSI we have zero tolerance for child abuse and we are committed to creating and maintaining a child safe organisation where protecting children and preventing and responding to child abuse is embedded in the everyday thinking and practice of all employees, contractors and volunteers.
All successful candidates will be required to undergo pre-employment checks including reference WWCC, a Criminal History Check and NDIS Screening check (if applicable) as a reasonable condition of employment.
If excited by the information above, we look forward to receiving your application, including your resume and cover letter expressing your interest and suitability for the role. A recruitment pool may be created for permanent and temporary opportunities of the same role or role type that may become available in the future.
Our commitment to Diversity
SSI strives to be an inclusive workplace for all people. We recognise that we operate in a diverse community and welcome and encourage applications from all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culturally and linguistically diverse groups, the LGBTIQ+ community, veterans, refugees and people with disability.
Our commitment to flexible working
SSI is committed to ensuring that we reflect the NSW community that we serve. We support an inclusive workplace where staff have access to opportunities, enabling our team members to drive innovation and delivery of high-quality services. We are open to discussing flexible working arrangements and encourage our people to explore new ways of working – including part-time, job-share or working from different locations. Everyone can ask about it.
5. Job offer
We will make you a job offer if you have been successful and passed all checks. If you are unsuccessful at any stage of the process we will notify you.