NSW Department of Health Reviews

Updated 16 Sep 2020

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3.7
76%
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71%
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NSW Department of Health Ministre Jillian​ Skinner
Jillian​ Skinner
26 Ratings
Pros
Cons
  • "Shift work difficult work life balance(in 3 reviews)

  • "non innovative; culture; red tape; non data driven; silo culture(in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Awesome place to learn"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Officer in North Shore, New South Wales
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at NSW Department of Health full-time

    Pros

    Lots to learn great staff.

    Cons

    Slow to move up to higher pay

  2. "great place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at NSW Department of Health full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    great people, supportive work environment

    Cons

    Management di d no t listen to staff issues

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  3. "Good beginning for nursing career"

    2.0
    Current Employee - Undergraduate Assistant In Nursing in Sydney

    I have been working at NSW Department of Health part-time

    Pros

    Easy going staff members and always helpful

    Cons

    Not enough manpower (short staffed)

  4. "Great once you actually get in"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Administrative Officer in Liverpool
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at NSW Department of Health part-time

    Pros

    Solid position when you're in, really beneficial as they pay super and provide annual leave (and long service leave). Opens up opportunities into other departments and hospitals as well.

    Cons

    It is very competitive, be prepared to go to multiple interviews for many hospitals and wait for a call. They are completely horrible at getting back to you if you don't get the position.

  5. "Great"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at NSW Department of Health full-time

    Pros

    Great colleagues - I think they make it easier to come into work each day

    Cons

    Management questionable. It depends on the department you’re employed in

  6. "Good"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Administration Assistant in Campbelltown, New South Wales
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at NSW Department of Health full-time

    Pros

    Close to home And accessible to public transport

    Cons

    Minimal salary to all administration employees

  7. "Supportive Organisation"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Clinical Psychologist in Sydney

    I worked at NSW Department of Health part-time

    Pros

    Good teams, supportive, good benefits.

    Cons

    Bureaucracy and can be slow to make positive change, as with any large government organisation.

  8. "Work experience"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse 

    I have been working at NSW Department of Health full-time

    Pros

    Nice staff, positive experience overall

    Cons

    Lack of flexibility in the system

  9. "Good progression opportunities"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at NSW Department of Health full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good progression opportunities Good leave

    Cons

    Poor upper management at times

  10. "Meaningful Work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Occupational Therapist in Sydney

    I have been working at NSW Department of Health full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Making a lasting difference in client's lives , meaningful work

    Cons

    Long working hours , lack of resources

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