Work Life Balance

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Flexible working conditions

Enjoy the lifestyle desired by many, with the ability for flexible rosters, part time, time off in lieu, parental leave and generous leave allowances.

Access to local gym at staff prices

A fully equipped, 24-hour staff gym is open to all employees and their partners at a heavily discounted rate.

Staff lifestyle and wellness program

Our Lifestyle Program offers yoga, group fitness classes, health assessments and competitions.

Extensive library

As an employee you are entitled to full access to the libraries associated with us including Western Health and Melbourne Health, as well as all non-health related publications.

On-site child care centre

The Northern Hospital has a fully equipped child care centre right next door to our campus, open every weekday.

Employee assistance and pastoral services

We facilitate a Peer Support program, as well as offer three counselling sessions per employee, per year to staff as required.  We also employ pastoral carers for employee wellbeing.

Public transport and parking

Northern Health staff have access to a range of transport options, including a bus station, railways stations, and on-site car parks at all campuses.

Staff discounts

Our employee intranet site features an ever-growing list of companies offering discounts to Northern Health employees, as well as purchase by ‘drip’ options.