How to apply

You will apply for the Aurora Neurodiversity Program through Specialisterne Australia.

There are 2 stages to our recruitment process:

Before you apply

Before you apply, check if you’re eligible.

To be eligible, you need to provide evidence of your autism diagnosis.

Evidence may include either:

  • a full diagnostic report, or a redacted section of your report that states autism as a diagnosis
  • a letter from a psychologist, psychiatrist or general practitioner confirming a diagnosis of autism.

Reasonable adjustment

If you need additional assistance, you can request workplace modifications or reasonable adjustments to help you apply for positions and participate in the recruitment process. We’ll make sure you have the tools and equipment you need to do your job.

Read more about how we provide employment support for people with disability.

If you need reasonable adjustments to participate in the recruitment process, please email Specialisterne.

Step 1: register with Specialisterne Australia

To begin the process, you need to register on the Specialisterne Australia website.

A member of the Specialisterne Australia team will check your eligibility.

Once they’ve confirmed, you’ll receive a link to complete an online application form with Specialisterne Australia. This may take up to 24 hours.

If you’re already registered as an eligible candidate with Specialisterne Australia, you can start your application through their candidate portal.

Step 2: complete an online application

Once you receive a link, you can complete the online application form.

Upload the required documents, including all of these:

  • proof of diagnosis
  • proof of citizenship
  • cover letter.

Accepted documents for proof of citizenship include any of these:

  • Australian Birth Certificate
  • current Australian Passport
  • certificate of Australian Citizenship.

Specialisterne Australia will shortlist eligible candidates from this stage.

If you’re shortlisted, Specialisterne Australia will contact you so you can participate in a tailored selection process.

Contact us

If you have any questions about the application process, please email Specialisterne.

Page last updated: 9 September 2022