5 elements of a diverse workforce

NSW Health will be the health employer of choice by recognising and valuing the skills and strengths each person can bring to the organisation.

NSW Health will recruit in a fair and equitable manner which ensures the best candidate is selected.

NSW Health will empower all staff to develop the competencies needed to be successful in their role.

NSW Health will be an innovative health service in which staff have a sense of belonging, are proud of, and want to work for.

NSW Health will encourage all staff to seek development opportunities through the identification of talent for progression.

How do we know we are on track?

Statement of commitment

NSW Health welcomes people from diverse backgrounds. We are committed to having a workforce that reflects the communities we serve.

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Gender balance in leadership

Gender balance in leadership provides organisations with a range of positive outcomes. Improving the number of women in leadership positions is not only considered good organisational practice, but also supports diversity in thoughts, experiences, knowledge, ideas and perspectives.

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Case study: Employ-my-ability

Employ-my-ability is a multi-award winning transition-to-work training program for school leavers with significant intellectual disability. It has been in place in Sydney Local Health District (SLHD) since 2008 when Royal Prince Alfred (RPA) Hospital partnered with a local disability training and employment agency, Jobsupport.

Read more about Employ-my-ability

Further information and resources are available

Download the full version of the Diversity Inclusion Belonging Guide

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Current as at: Tuesday 22 September 2020