Employment support services

To find a job in Victoria you need to use your personal contacts and networks, read job advertisements in newspapers, review online job websites, review jobs in professional or trade publications and find recruitment agencies who specialise in your field.

This list of resources below could assist you in your job search. 

jobactive is an online job search service provided by the Australian Government’. It connects job seekers with employers and is delivered by a network of jobactive providers in over 1,700 locations across Australia. The jobactive website is delivered by Australian JobSearch — a free online jobs website. The jobactive website is the ideal place to look for jobs, apply for jobs, search for apprenticeships and traineeships and find your local employment services provider.
Australian Apprenticeships provides quick and easy access to information regarding apprenticeships for apprentices, employers and Apprenticeship Support Network providers. The website is maintained by the Australian Department of Education and Training.
 The Community Development Programme (CDP) is Australia’s remote employment and community development service. CDP has two parts; helping people find work, and allowing them to contribute to their communities and gain skills while looking for work.
Doctor Connect provides a starting point for both doctors trained outside of Australia or doctors interested in incentives to work in regional, rural and remote Australia and employers seeking to recruit them.
New Enterprise Incentive Scheme provides practical small business training, business mentoring and financial assistance to job seekers interested in starting and running a small business.
 AMES Australia specialised employment services can help you find the right job. We work with the Department of Employment through the jobactive initiative. This means eligible migrants and refugees can receive our services for FREE. AMES Australia partners you with your own Employment Consultant who will work with you to find the right job. Your Employment Consultant will help you understand your career options and together you choose a training package that will allow you to reach your career goals.
 AMES Australia job seeker resource centre is an online assistance for job seekers with a set of helpful hints and tips on putting together the perfect resume and covering letter to help you present your skills in the best possible way.
 The Overseas Qualifications Unit aims to provide individuals with free, confidential and reliable information about their overseas qualification to help them achieve their personal and career goals. The Unit can provide qualified professionals who are living permanently in Victoria, with an assessment of their overseas qualification to assist them to undertake work in Victoria.
 Jobs Victoria can help build your skills to land that dream job! Jobs Victoria, a State Government initiative, will help more than 4,000 disadvantaged Victorians find work and keep it.
 Live in Victoria is a Victorian Government online resource with a wide range of useful information for skilled migrant and help them find a job in Melbourne.