Application Process

If you are interested in any of the positions currently advertised and would like to proceed with your application, please be aware of our recruitment and selection process outlined below.

1. Applications Submitted

When you apply for a role, you must ensure the following documentation is included with your application:

  • Cover Letter: Your cover letter should clearly indicate the position you are applying for, provide an outline of your qualifications and experience and address all areas of the selection criteria as outlined in the job description.
  • Resume: A current, brief resume including your contact details; work history; education, training and qualifications.  You should also include the contact details of at least two professional referees.
  • Original Certificates: Please DO NOT send any original certificates, transcripts or references with your original application.

2. Short List

At the conclusion of the application period a selection committee will meet to select a short list of applicants, based on the selection criteria, to attend an interview.

3. Interviews

Interviews for all Koorana positions are undertaken at Koorana’s offices in Belmore or Campsie. The interview panel generally comprises two or more people, including the manager responsible for the advertised position.

4. Reference check

Koorana undertakes reference check for all successful applicants.  A professional referee should be someone with whom you have worked closely or a previous supervisor/manager.

5. Criminal Checks

A  current NSW Police Check and a Working with Children background check is required for all Koorana staff.  It is the responsibility of all successful applicants to ensure they have a copy of their current NSW Police Check  and Working with Children Check available when they commence employment with Koorana.

6. Offer of employment

The successful applicant will be notified verbally prior to a formal written offer of employment being sent.

7. Unsuccessful applicants

Unsuccessful applicants who have attended an interview will be notified by email.

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