Apply for a Department of Human Services (DHS) Working with Children Check and Disability Employment Screening

Please complete the form below in order for the Clinical Placement Unit to initiate the screening application process on your behalf with the Department of Human Services (DHS).

Once you have submitted the form, it may take up to four weeks for the screening branch (DHS) to send a confirmation email requesting that you activate your account. Once you have activated your account, you will be able to complete and submit your application online with DHS.

Once submitted, screening processing times can take up to 30 business days. However, the time taken in each case will depend on the amount, complexity and relevance of background information identified during the screening process that pertains to the applicant.

To read more about the screening and assessment process, please visit the DHS website

Types of checks required*

* To participate in a clinical placement, students will require a Working With Children Check to be valid for the entire duration of their placement activity. If you are updating your DHS clearance, select this box to show that you require a clearance.