Please be aware that the Criminal History Check Procedure has recently been updated. Please see the below email to ensure your school/unit is meeting the Department’s requirements.
A criminal history check will need to be initiated for an employee or applicant, for any duration of employment, who is;
Engagement with the department cannot commence until a cleared CHC outcome has been provided from the Recruitment Services Unit. However, current employees of the department can commence in temporary or relieving duties prior to receiving the outcome of a criminal history check (however, an outcome must be finalised within 3 months).
A criminal history check is not required for;
To check if a position requires a CHC to be initiated please refer to the role description (it is stated within the 'Additional Information' section).
Please also note that the Recruitment Services Unit will continue to pay for all Criminal History Checks completed.
Further information can be found in the Criminal History Check Procedure.