Work at Melba

Positions Vacant / Employment

The following permanent positions are currently available at Melba Support Services:

None currently

The majority of permanent positions are advertised internally in the first instance. Casual staff are invited to apply for permanent positions.

Casual Employment 

Casual Employment is available at Melba Support Services in both the Residential Services and Community Connections.

Information nights about working at Melba are held four times per year (held at 40-50 Melba Ave Lilydale).

In 2016, the scheduled information nights will be held commencing at 7.00pm on:

Tuesday 9th February 2016
Tuesday 12th April 2016
Tuesday 21st July 2016
Tuesday 6th September 2016
Advertisements will be placed in local papers two weeks prior to each information night.

After attending the information night, suitable applicants interested in casual employment are invited to a group interview.

Offers of casual employment are made following the group interviews and successful police checks. Comprehensive Induction and Orientation sessions are held over two days for new casual staff.

Mandatory requirements for employment at Melba are:

  • Current CPR certificate (within 3 years old) must be supplied in order for melba to proceed with your employment
  • Current Police Check (performed by Melba)
  • Manual Drivers Licence or ability to drive a manual vehicle

If you would like to attend an information night, please email your full name, contact number to and specify which night you would like to attend. You will then receive a confirmation email back along with an information pack. 
Please also note:

The Department of Health and Human Services operates a Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme (DWES) to which Melba Support Services (Melba) must comply. For further information regarding the DWES please visit (DWES check performed by Melba)

Melba Support Services offer a range of training for staff.

Mandatory training for all staff working within our Community Living Support Services are Medication Administration; Manual Handling; G-tubes; Communication Supports; Abuse, Neglect and Incident Reports and disability services in general.

Melba also offers specific skill development depending on individual needs of the people we support (for example employment, Autism Spectrum Disorder and Connecting People to Community) and skill development in areas of interest noted by staff (for example communication and planning).