Welcome to Specialisterne Australia.

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Specialisterne Australia welcomes applications from all jobseekers who are on the autism spectrum. We regularly advertise job opportunities in a variety of industries in the government and corporate sectors, across many locations in Australia

 

Current Opportunities

EMPLOYERS

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FRESH TALENT & DIVERSITY PROJECTS?

Specialisterne Australia assists organisations in recruiting and providing autistic and neurodiverse inclusive workplace practices and cultures. We recognise that autistic individuals offer a range of skills that can be of benefit to any job.

 

Services for Employers

 

 

CANDIDATES

LOOKING FOR…
JOB OPPORTUNITIES?

Specialisterne Australia welcomes applications from all jobseekers who are on the autism spectrum. We regularly advertise job opportunities in a variety of industries in the government and corporate sectors, across many locations in Australia.

 

Current Opportunities

EMPLOYERS

LOOKING FOR…
FRESH TALENT & DIVERSITY PROJECTS?

Specialisterne Australia assists organisations in recruiting and providing autistic and neurodiverse inclusive workplace practices and cultures. We recognise that autistic individuals offer a range of skills that can be of benefit to any job.

Services for Employers

What we do for employers

Harnessing the Autism Advantage 

Specialisterne Australia assists organisations in recruiting and providing autistic and neurodiverse inclusive workplace practices and cultures.

We recognise that autistic individuals offer a range of skills that can be of benefit to any job. 

We also recognise that the traditional recruitment process disadvantages those on the autism spectrum.

Did you know?

Autistic employees are 92% more productive and 48% faster than non-autistic employees (JP Morgan Chase, 2016).

Some testimonials from employers

“Our team have all benefitted from having someone with a different way of thinking.” 

 

People Leader, Westpac

“Biggest learning is how amazing they can be when you tap into their special talents.”

 

Manager, Australian Taxation Office

“Amazing talent was sourced very suitable to our roles:”

 

 

Manager, IBM

“They have so much talent…we’re the winners here.”

Manager, DHHS

Some of our latest case studies

Some of our latest news and articles

The Autism Advantage Program

The Autism Advantage Program

Autistic employees are 92% more productive and 48% faster than non-autistic employees (JP Morgan Chase, 2016). The Autism Advantage ProgramIn 2019, Specialisterne Australia began conversations with the Department of Social Services (DSS) and the National Disability...

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Sean

Sean

“I think being able to show my skills in a less formal, more relaxed manner helps the hiring managers make better decisions as to who to hire. I for one have great difficulty in describing my talents, but I am quite adept at showing them. Standard recruitment...

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Ashley

Ashley

“Before doing this program, I was reeling from a job that left me feeling broken and self-critical, feeling like I wasn't deserving or good enough to find work, especially work which was stable and accommodating.”Specialisterne's NSW PSC Tailored Talent program not...

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What we do for candidates

Enabling employers to become autism confident

We are not just a recruiter, but also work with our client partners to build a foundation of understanding of autism and neurodiversity.

Throughout the recruitment process we work closely with hiring managers, team leaders and buddies so that when their new autistic employees commence employment, they are confident in supporting and developing them.

Specialisterne directly supports our client partners well beyond commencement of employment. 

Associate Infrastructure Services Specialist: Kogarah, Sydney

Associate Infrastructure Services Specialist: Kogarah, Sydney

We are excited to partner with Westpac in their search for an Associate Infrastructure Services Specialist to work in Group Technology from our community of talented autistic candidates.

Mainframe systems are a key foundation of running our core operations within the Westpac Group.

Most of the top 100 companies in the world run on a mainframe and it is a complex, highly skilled area to work in. Our teams are structured around how services are consumed. Candidates will be interested in building IT skills in supporting enterprise infrastructure.

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Assistant Designer (Projects | Engineering & Design): Sydney, NSW

Assistant Designer (Projects | Engineering & Design): Sydney, NSW

We are excited to partner with Transport for NSW in their search for an Assistant Designer (Projects | Engineering & Design) from our community of autistic candidates.

The primary purpose of the role is to undertake detailed design management activities, design review and research under supervision, for a project within clearly defined scope, quality, time and cost constraints.

Candidates with a background or interest in Engineering or Architecture are well suited to this role.

With the Northwest line already in operation and works well underway on the City & Southwest, West and Western Sydney Airport lines, Sydney will enjoy a fully operational Metro network by 2030.

Come and join one of the divisions that focus on achieving community outcomes for the greater good and on putting our customers at the centre and our people at the heart of everything we do.

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Governance and Assurance Officer: Sydney, NSW

Governance and Assurance Officer: Sydney, NSW

We are excited to partner with Transport for NSW in their search for a Governance and Assurance Officer from our community of autistic candidates.

The role is responsible for providing information and support, to enable decision making and to ensure that governance frameworks, policies and procedures are consistently applied. The role will support the branch in developing and implementing governance and assurance processes and systems.

The function of the team is to primarily to lead strategy and implementation of the CDM, however it is also responsible for the leadership of business planning activities for the division, delivery of strategic projects, and management and oversight of the governance functions across the division.

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Reporting Coordinator: Sydney, NSW

Reporting Coordinator: Sydney, NSW

We are excited to partner with Transport for NSW in their search for a Reporting Coordinator from our community of autistic candidates.

Sydney Metro is leading Australia’s biggest public transport infrastructure program, developing and delivering a new world-class metro railway system for Sydney.

The role provides coordination of reporting and support services for the development and maintenance as well as continuous improvement of regular reports.

The role also enables effective decision making across projects and provides high level administrative and communications support to contribute toward the effective operation of the social procurement and industry development team, and alignment to the wider Sydney Metro Workforce Development & Industry Participation strategy.

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Customer Service Representative: Lytton, QLD

Customer Service Representative: Lytton, QLD

We are excited to partner with Weir ESCO in their search for a Customer Service Representative from our community of talented autistic candidates.

Weir ESCO® is a world leading manufacturer and distributor of cast wear parts, bucket solutions and ground engaging tools for mining, construction and industrial customers. With more than 100 years of experience, ESCO’s global engineering and technical teams offer expert support to customers who need trusted mission critical components for their operation.

Your primary objective is to provide product and service information to customers and identify up-selling opportunities to maintain and increase income streams. You will provide new and existing customers with the best possible service in relation to billing inquiries, service requests, suggestions and complaints.

A hybrid work/home option may be offered.

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Project Development Officer: Parramatta, NSW

Project Development Officer: Parramatta, NSW

We are excited to partner with Transport for NSW in their search for a Project Development Officer from our community of autistic candidates.

The role is responsible for supporting the early development of road and bridge infrastructure projects through to completion of the detailed concept design and environmental approval.

The Project Development Officer is responsible for working effectively within large project teams to support project development staff in achieving optimum project outcomes.

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Some of our success stories

“Before doing this program, I was reeling from a job that left me feeling broken and self-critical, feeling like I wasn’t deserving or good enough to find work, especially work which was stable and accommodating.”

Ashley

I found it was a very interesting experience getting to meet others who were in similar positions to me, struggling looking for work, many of whom also went to the same university as me, and interestingly some of whom I even recognised from my own degree courses.”

Michael

“Last year I was diagnosed with autism. It clarified so many things that made me wonder why I was different to others, but it also gave me a sense of relief, and freedom to embrace my autistic identity.”

Annaliese

“I’ve struggled with a bit of imposter syndrome in the past, but after the thorough training and assessment program, I really felt I could demonstrate who I am and what I could do. I don’t feel as though I have to try and prove myself, I’m ready to just get in and learn the work.”

Cameron

Some of our business clients

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