Glossary

Above Award Wage

Pay rate above the minimum outlined in an award

Angel ID

A unique identification number given to a registered Angel®

Angels Corner

A private section of the DIAL-AN-ANGEL® website that Angels® can login to using their Angel ID to find information relating to being employed by DIAL-AN-ANGEL

Angel®

An applicant accepted for registration with DIAL-AN-ANGEL® after having been personally interviewed and fully screened (with all references confirmed verbally). Police clearances and "Working with Children Checks" are undertaken where State Laws allow. They are covered for Workers Compensation, Professional Indemnity and Public Liability Insurances; Superannuation is paid and lodged with an approved fund if the Angel meets the superannuation threshold within a payroll month; Income tax deductions PAYG are made by the Agency and forwarded monthly to the Australian Tax Office (ATO)

Applicant

Person applying for a job 

Au Pair

An au pair generally lives-in and assists a host family with childcare and/or light housework. The idea of having an au pair is to regard it as a cultural exchange. Although not intended as an employment situation, the au pair is provided with a small allowance (or pocket money). The au pair is usually a traveller from another country and intends to learn about the culture, traditions and language of the host family during his /her stay

Australian Business Number (ABN)

This is a unique number allocated to a business based in Australia by the Australian Tax Office. For more information about ABNs, visit the ATO website

Australian Qualification Framework

Specifies the standards for educational qualifications in Australia

Award

The setting out of terms and conditions of employment, along with salary levels, through an industrial agreement between employers and employees

Babysitter

A babysitter provides supervisory/custodial care of children typically on a part-time or an as-needed basis