Services to help job seekers in South Australia include jobactive, websites, and special services for skilled migrants and new graduates.
Services to help you find a job
Centrelink and jobactive providers
If you’re unemployed Centrelink may refer you to a jobactive provider to discuss your existing skills, job prospects and training options.
Visit Centrelink for services and income support.
Visit jobactive website for services and support to help you find work.
Online jobs services
Try online job sites such as the jobactive online jobs board.
Commercial websites can be useful. Try searching the web using terms such as jobs; jobs mature (if you are a mature aged worker); jobs South Australia.
Australian and South Australian Public Service
The South Australian and Commonwealth governments regularly advertise for staff in newspapers or online at www.apsjobs.gov.au and iworkforsa, including some entry-level (graduate) positions.
SA Government Graduate Register
If you’re a graduate with a university degree, you can join the SA Government Graduate Register. Your details will be available to all state government agencies looking for recent graduates.
See SA Government Graduate register.
If you are nearing the end of your public sector, local government or not-for-profit community sector apprenticeship, traineeship, cadetship or graduate placement, and wish to continue working for the State Government, then the Skills Register can help you.
See Skills Register.
For skilled migrants
If you are a skilled migrant with qualifications or skills from overseas there are a range of services available to support you to get a job when you arrive in South Australia.
Visit employment services for new arrivals.
Tips for finding work
- look at advertised positions in newspapers, journals and on community noticeboards
- visit potential employers and ask them about their hiring policies and methods
- talk to people you know who work in the industry already
- ask your school, social, and community contacts for ideas about finding a job.