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South Eastern Sydney Local Health District
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Welcome to the employment page of the South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD). We are one of the largest health districts in NSW and employ enthusiastic, professional health workers, allied and support staff working in locations from the CBD in the North of the district, through the Eastern Suburbs down to Waterfall in the South.

Join SESLHD and you can expect excellent career opportunities in modern, world class facilities, professional learning and development opportunities, and a great lifestyle.

We care for you while you care for others...

Joining our workforce you will experience:

  • cohesive multidisciplinary teams and environments
  • supportive teamwork and interpersonal working relationships
  • an employee support system designed to ensure the health and welfare of our workforce

Employment at SESLHD


Attractive Benefits

Competitive rates of pay:
You will be covered by appropriate State Awards. Conditions and rates of pay will vary dependent on the position you apply for, and the Award that you are covered by, but conditions will generally include provisions for penalty rates for shift work, overtime, rostered days off and allowances. Find out more on pay rates and Awards

An attractive salary packaging scheme allowing you to increase your take home pay:
If eligible you can salary sacrifice up to $9094 a year on a range of benefits including your mortgage, health insurance, child or aged care expenses, HECS fees, rent, or self education expenses. You can also salary sacrifice meal and entertainment costs. Find out more about salary packaging

Employment at SESLHD


First class child care facilities:
Employer-sponsored onsite child care facilities are provided at:
St George Hospital

Privately run child care facilities are provided at:
The Sutherland Hospital

Caring For You...

SESLHD embraces diversity and encourages applications from people with disability
We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive workplace. If you are applying for jobs with SESLHD and have support or access requirements, let us know through your application or Hiring Manager. We will work with you to identify the best way to assist you.

An Employee Assistance Program:
You will have access to an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) which is a work-based, early intervention strategy which provides a free professional and confidential counselling and referral services for you and your family to assist you with professional, personal, health or work related issues.

A Smoke free workplace:
We are committed to providing a smoke free workplace and all hospital campuses, including the grounds, are smoke free environments. We provide assistance to staff to help them to quit smoking.

Equality of opportunity for all staff:
We encourage equal opportunity in employment, and a work environment where everyone is treated with respect, fairness, equality, and dignity.

View the SESLHD Workforce Diversity Annual Report

A Healthy Workforce:
We care about our staff. As an employee of SESLHD you will have access to our ‘healthy workforce’ initiative which provides advice on healthy weight, healthy eating and getting active. We also provide access to a free coaching and information service.

Senior Medical Officers (SMO)