Night Attendant

  • Full Time

Website Aboriginal Hostels Limited

About this Job

Our purpose is to provide safe, culturally appropriate and affordable accommodation for First Nations people who need to be away from home to access medical services, education and economic opportunities.

Across its network of hostels, dedicated Aboriginal Hostels Limited (AHL) staff provide accommodation and meals for residents in a supportive environment, assisted by local First Nations service providers and referral agencies.

AHL also supports the Australian Government’s efforts to improve economic outcomes for First Nations people. By purchasing goods and services from First Nations businesses at every opportunity, we help support a more inclusive economy. We are proud to be one of the largest employers of First Nations people in the Australian Public Service, First Nations employees make up approximately 50% of our workforce.

A career with AHL will provide you with a chance to contribute to improving the quality of life and economic opportunities for First Nations people. We offer rewarding experiences and rewarding employment conditions.

AHL is looking for experienced Night Attendant who is highly motivated, energetic, enthusiastic and passionate about delivering quality services to our residents.

Under the general direction of the Hostel Manager/Assistant Hostel Manager, provide high quality care and support within a residential setting for First Nations people.

Manage the night security of the hostel in accordance with AHL’s policies and relevant legislation, including:

  • Maintain the security of premises, monitor premises to preserve order and protect property.
  • Monitor and authorize entrance and departure of residents, staff and visitors.
  • Respond to emergencies.

Undertake administrative tasks:

  • Write reports on daily activities and irregularities, such as equipment or property damage, theft, presence of unauthorized persons, or unusual occurrences.

Undertake general domestic duties:

  • Perform other general cleaning duties to ensure hostel grounds, gardens, windows, and the property are kept clean, tidy and clear for residents.
  • Ensure rooms are ready for housekeeping the following day
  • Clean amenity areas.


Prior to engagement, you are required to:

  • Provide evidence of Australian Citizenship.
  • Consent to undergo, obtain and maintain a Satisfactory National Criminal History Check.
  • Meet Fitness for Duty requirements.
  • Hold or ability to obtain the essential qualifications.

For further information about the role and how to apply, please refer the Vacancy Information, available on our website: Work with us | Aboriginal Hostels Limited (

Contact officer: Nikki Jafari – 0439 000 162

Applications close: 11:59pm AEST on Wednesday, 19 June 2024

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