The Ministry of Health recruits employees on the basis of merit. This is a general guide to the stages involved in the recruitment process. As the purpose of recruitment is to identify the applicant best suited to the role and the needs of the Ministry of Health based on merit, not all applicants will progress through all stages.
We are committed to employment practices that are fair, responsive and inclusive. This means that only persons from under-represented groups may be eligible to apply for some roles, or different steps may be used to recruit persons from under-represented groups. If this is the case, we will make this clear in the job advertisement.
If required, additional screening checks may be conducted, including:
Given the high number of applications received for some roles as well as our commitments to employment practices that are fair, responsive and inclusive, the time for recruitment does vary and can occasionally take longer than expected.