Learning and development

Access a range of learning and development opportunities through Ministry specific programs and the dedicated education provider My Health Learning.


Broaden your networks, discuss career goals or just get a better understanding of the NSW Health system - mentoring can be all of this and more.

The Ministry of Health Mentoring program is a self-guided program with support from Human Resources and access to online programs to support you through the process.

Performance management

  • Receive regular feedback through a structured performance management process.
  • Identify development needs and proactively work towards building your capabilities for the current role and future roles.

The NSW Public Service Commission's Performance Development Framework is the basis for the Ministry of Health's performance management process.

Study leave

  • Build your capabilities by enrolling in recognised courses (face-to-face or distance education). Prior manager approval is required.
  • Access up to four hours study leave per week or accumulate towards end of semester/year (subject to business priorities).

Assignments and secondments

  • Opportunities to work in a wide range of roles within the Ministry of Health based on your capabilities and career goals - Read more about our teams / divisions
  • Access secondment opportunities within the broader NSW Health system or other government departments via an 'Expressions of Interest' portal that is only available to employees.
Current as at: Monday 13 December 2021
Contact page owner: Workplace Relations