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Other pre-employment checks

The Department of Health has a responsibility to ensure the safety and security of our employees and volunteers. Pre-employment checks will be conducted on the successful candidates prior to being appointed. Your hiring manager will advise which checks apply to the role.

Pre-employment checks that may be undertaken (if required for the role) are:

  • Working with children
  • Qualification
  • Registration
  • Australian working rights
  • Corrective services
  • Aged care
  • Citizenship and visa
  • Radiation licensing safety
  • Biosecurity fit and proper person check.

More specific information is provided for two common checks:

Where specific qualifications are a mandatory requirement of the role, candidates will be required to present original or certified copies of supporting documents.

The Department of Health will accept copies certified by a justice of the peace, commissioner of declarations, barrister or solicitor or notary public.

Further information is contained within Queensland Health's HR policy B40 Criminal history checking policy (PDF, 244KB).

Last updated: 26 July 2019