Terms & Conditions For Job Advertisements
Terms and Guidelines for Job Advertisements
The Indigenous Employment Australia is an online job board which enables employers to advertise employment opportunities.
It is important to note that Access Community Engagement Services does not vet, review or select candidates who apply for opportunities posted on Indigenous Employment Australia website, and is not responsible for doing so.
It is the responsibility of the employer, agency or third party recruiter (as the case may be) to ensure that any advertisements submitted by them comply with these terms and guidelines.
Please review the following terms and guidelines prior to placing your advertisement. In placing your advertisement on Indigenous Employment Australia website, you are deemed to have accepted these terms and guidelines.
If you require clarification regarding any of these terms and guidelines, please contact Access Community Engagement Services on 0405 276 660 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note that the omission of details required by these guidelines or failure to comply with these terms and guidelines in their entirety will result in slowing the approval process, and may result in your advertisement being rejected or withdrawn.
All job ads submitted must comply with Commonwealth and NSW law
Anti-discrimination law prohibits advertisements that indicate an intention to discriminate on unlawful grounds, including:
- Marital status
- Ethnic or ethno-religious background
- Sexual preference
- Transgender status
- Family responsibilities
- Descent or national identity
- Political conviction
Further information regarding anti-discrimination laws can be found on the Australian Human Rights Commission website at www.hreoc.gov.au
Pay rates must comply with current legislation and applicable industrial instruments (such as a Modern Award). Information about employing staff and rates of pay can be found as follows:
- Fair Work Australia at fwa.gov.au
- Fair Work Ombudsman – essential information for all employers at fwo.gov.au
- Fair Work Online – includes information about pay scales and conditions fairwork.gov.au
- Fair Work Information Line on 1300 799 675
- NSW Office of Industrial Relations at industrialrelations.nsw.gov.au
Consumer law requires that job advertisements must not be liable to mislead persons seeking employment in relation to the availability, nature, terms or conditions of employment or any other matter relating to the employment being offered.
All employers, agencies and third party recruiters must provide:
- The name of the individual or organisation advertising the job vacancy.
- The name and contact details (phone and email) of a contact person.
- An adequate description of the nature of the work being offered. This should include:
- Job title
- Description / duties
- Skills required
- Experience required
- Hours offered
- Rate of pay
- Application closing date
Any costs to potential job applicants e.g. required training for the position, or the requirement for the job applicants to have, or to obtain, an ABN must be clearly outlined in the advertisement.
Disclosing Pay Rates
- A numeric figure or range. Note, as outlined above, employers, agencies and third party recruiters must ensure compliance with legislation and any applicable industrial instrument.
- While Access Community Engagement Services takes no responsibility for assessing or checking pay rates provided, if we believe a rate of pay may not comply with legislation or an applicable industrial instrument, the individual or organisation may be required to provide us with the Award code relevant to the advertised position.
- In the event that an individual or organisation has a policy against publishing pay rates on job advertisements, the hourly rate/range of pay must be provided to us in writing at email@example.com. This information will be retained for our records, but will not be published as part of the job advertisement.
- Please refer to Fair Work Ombudsman – Award Finderfor more information on Awards, including Award codes and correct rates of pay.
Special additional conditions for recruitment agencies and other third party recruiters
- Recruitment agencies and third party recruiters are required to provide the name and address of the individual or organisation for which they are recruiting.
- Access Community Engagement Services will not disclose the name of the individual client or client organisation unless required to do so by law or at the behest of the recruitment agency or third party recruiter.
- Access Community Engagement Services will not publish any job advertisement which requires/requests payment by potential job applicants in exchange for their placement in any capacity.
- Job advertisement should be for an individual, specific and genuine job vacancy.
- Expressions of interest may be accepted where it is known that a position will be available. Acceptance will be determined after direct consultation with the employer. These types of roles must be clearly labelled as such and posted under the search category “Expression of Interest”
Voluntary work or unpaid work experience
- All advertisements for voluntary work, unpaid internships or work experience will be subject to approval by Access Community Engagement Services staff before being advertised
- Access Community Engagement Services staff may refuse to accept advertisements where there is any reasonable concern that the voluntary work, unpaid internship or work experience does not comply with applicable law, including the Fair Work Act 2009.
- Voluntary work opportunities offered by not-for-profit and community organisations are accepted for advertising, following the guidelines of Volunteering Australia.
- Employers are encouraged to review the guidelines around unpaid internships and work experience to structure their internships appropriately. Information is available at: http://www.fairwork.gov.au/pay/unpaid-work/work-experience-and-internships
Access Community Engagement Services will not accept advertisements for the following:
- Commission-only jobs.
- Work involving any unpaid training / trial periods, or reduced pay for such periods, except where a Federal or State Award makes allowances for such arrangements.
- Work involving any illegal activity.
- Work which requires potential job applicants to purchase a product or service, or to offer a security deposit or similar payment as a condition of employment.
- Opportunities which are not genuine employment opportunities.
- A role in a tobacco company.
- Placements which require potential applicants to pay for the placement, whether the work is paid or voluntary.
- Work where the advertisement is unclear about the rate of pay, or states a rate of pay which is below the national minimum wage.
Access Community Engagement Services reserves the right to withdraw or refuse any advertisement for any reason. In particular, this right may be exercised where, in our opinion, any of the following has occurred:
- Access Community Engagement Services has a reasonable concern regarding non-compliance with any of these terms and guidelines or any applicable law or regulation.
- Misleading or incorrect information has been provided by the individual or organisation.
- A complaint about the individual or organisation which placed the advertisement has been received.
- The job opportunity or language used in the advertisement is considered to be inappropriate.
- The advertisement may, is likely to, or does, damage or lower the reputation or standing of our site.
Obligations of employers, agencies and third party recruiters
All employers, agencies and third party recruiters using Indigenous Employment Australia website warrant and agree to the following:
- they have the legal capacity to agree to be bound by these terms and guidelines and perform the obligations imposed by them.
- advertisements posted by them will comply with all applicable laws and these terms and guidelines and they will not use Indigenous Employment Australia website for any illegal purpose
- advertisements posted by them will comply with all applicable laws and these terms and guidelines and they will not use Indigenous Employment Australia website for any illegal purpose.
- advertisements submitted to Indigenous Employment Australia website do not breach any intellectual property rights of any person or company.
- to indemnify Access Community Engagement Services against all actions, claims, demands, proceedings, suits, costs, damages, expenses, liabilities and losses (including any legal costs and expenses) arising from or incidental to any claim made against Access Community Engagement Services in connection with: (i) any breach of these terms and guidelines by the employer, agency or third party recruiter (as the case may be); (ii) any negligence on the part of the employer, agency or third party recruiter; (iii) the publishing of any advertisement on Indigenous Employment Australia website; and (iv) any actual or alleged breach by the employer, agency or third party recruiter of any applicable law which occurs as a result of an advertisement appearing on Indigenous Employment Australia website.
Limitation of liability and disclaimers by Access Community Engagement Services
- To the maximum extent permitted by law, Access Community Engagement Services will not be liable for any loss or damage (including any indirect, economic, special or consequential loss or damage, or any loss of revenue or profit) suffered or incurred by any employer, agency or third party recruiter, arising out of or in connection with their use of Indigenous Employment Australia website.
- Access Community Engagement Services accepts no responsibility or liability for the content of any advertisements, including for any errors in any advertisements that are posted on Indigenous Employment Australia website. However, in the event that an employer, agency or third party recruiter notifies Access Community Engagement Services that an advertisement posted by it contains an error, Access Community Engagement Services agrees that it will make reasonable efforts to correct any such an error within a reasonable timeframe of being notified.
- Access Community Engagement Services accepts no responsibility or liability for any failure of an employer, agency or third party recruiter to comply with all laws that are applicable to job advertisements posted by them on Indigenous Employment Australia website.
- Access Community Engagement Services accepts no responsibility for, and makes no warranties or representations about, the suitability of any candidates who apply for jobs posted on Indigenous Employment Australia website.
Please note that the omission of details required by these guidelines or failure to comply with these terms and guidelines in their entirety and may result in your advertisement being rejected or withdrawn.
Access Community Engagement Services is committed to providing you with the best possible customer service experience. Access Community Engagement Services is bound by the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth), which sets out a number of principles concerning the privacy of individuals.
Collection of your personal information
There are many aspects of the site which can be viewed without providing personal information, however, for access to job posting features you are required to submit personally identifiable information. This may include but not limited to a unique username and password, or provide sensitive information in the recovery of your lost password.
Sharing of your personal information
We may occasionally hire other companies to provide services on our behalf, including but not limited to handling customer support enquiries. Those companies will be permitted to obtain only the personal information they need to deliver the service. Access Community Engagement Services takes reasonable steps to ensure that these organisations are bound by confidentiality and privacy obligations in relation to the protection of your personal information.
Use of your personal information
For each visitor to reach the site, we expressively collect the following non-personally identifiable information, including but not limited to browser type, version and language, operating system, pages viewed while browsing the Site, page access times and referring website address. This collected information is used solely internally for the purpose of gauging visitor traffic, trends and delivering personalized content to you while you are at this Site.
From time to time, we may use customer information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. If our information practices change at some time in the future we will use for these new purposes only, data collected from the time of the policy change forward will adhere to our updated practices.
Accessing Your Personal Information
You have a right to access your personal information, subject to exceptions allowed by law. If you would like to do so, please let us know. You may be required to put your request in writing for security reasons.
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