NSW Government NSW Health
South Eastern Sydney Local Health District
nsw health

Benefits of Working with SESLHD


Paid Maternity and Parental Leave

We offer attractive maternity and parental leave options for employees who have completed 40 weeks of continuous service within NSW Health. This includes 14 weeks paid maternity leave which can be taken at full pay over 14 weeks or half pay over 28 weeks. One week paid parental leave with up to 51 weeks of unpaid parental leave is also available to the other parent.

Family and Community Services (FACS) Leave

FACS leave is available for a range of personal reasons encompassing family responsibilities, performance of community service or cases of pressing necessity.

Study Leave

There are various types of development opportunities available including training, conferences and tertiary study, and you can access study leave for opportunities that are aligned to your current role and/or future career prospects.