Department of Human Services
Profile Industry : Government & Defence
SECTOR : Federal Government
INCLUSIVE PROGRAMS : Pride in Diversity
Australian Workplace Equality Index Tiers : AWEI Bronze

Who we are

We are about helping people and connecting them to the services they may need at different stages of their lives. We are responsible for the development of service delivery policy and provide access to social, health and other payments and services. These are delivered through our three main programs – Centrelink, Medicare and Child Support.

More about us

We touch the lives of almost every Australian. We operate in all corners of Australia, connecting Australians to the services they need.

Our website has more information –

Who we are looking for

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals with a desire to improve the services we offer. You will be a committed individual with a strategic focus and an innovative mind who can contribute to making a change in the lives of Australians through the delivery of high quality services.




Where we are
We have officers and service centres across Australia. Visit our website for locations.

What we do
We are about people and connecting them to the services they may need at different stages of their lives.

Please visit the Careers@HumanServices page on our website.

Qualifications needed
Qualifications required vary depending on the role.

Contact details
General recruitment queries: email or phone 1800 906 144 (select option 1 DHS then option 1 HR Services followed by option 3 Recruitment Services).

Approximately 35,000 staff

The benefits we offer are in our Enterprise Agreement on our website.

Our LGBTI Network provides:

•a confidential environment for staff to connect
•updates on LGBTI initiatives
•a forum to contribute to LGBTI inclusion inititives in the department
•an opportunity to network with other LGBTI professionals via our membershop with Pride in Diversity.

Diversity is important in our department. We mark days that are important to the LGBTI community such as International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and Transphobia and Wear it Purple Day.
You can make friends and find support through our LGBTI network and consulted about changes that affect the LGBTI community.
I’m proud to work for an organisation that celebrates the diversity of our staff and the Australian community. I feel accepted, able to be open about my life and family, and that’s thanks to our workplace culture of respect, safety and inclusion.

Company Attribute
AWEI Bronze Employer
AWEI Gold Employer
AWEI Participating Employer
AWEI Platinum Employer
AWEI Platinum Qualifier
AWEI Silver Employer
LGBTI Diversity Strategy
LGBTI Employee Network
LGBTI Recruitment Policy
Pride in Diversity Member
Pride in Health Member
Pride in Sport Member
Transitioning Policy for Trans Employees
Department of Human Services