Benefits of working at Chisholm

Leave entitlements

A variety of leave options are available to Chisholm employees:

  • annual leave / long service leave
  • paid paternal leave
  • personal carers leave
  • leave loading
  • leave without pay
  • bereavement leave
  • family violence leave.

Flexible work arrangements

Chisholm supports work life balance through the following options:

  • Full time, part time and casual employment
  • Time in lieu
  • 48/52 work options
  • Flexible start and finish times
  • Flexibility to work from home part of the week.

Health and wellbeing

We offer a variety of health and wellbeing initiatives, including:

  • general health programs with services including yearly flu vaccinations, health and wellbeing information sessions
  • participation in corporate challenges
  • mental health programs and awareness weeks
  • individual ergonomic assessments, proactive safety management and return to work assistance
  • discounted gym membership.

Employee Assistance Program

The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a professional, confidential and free counselling service for Chisholm employees.

The free and confidential services are provided independently of Chisholm and provides employees with access to qualified professionals, including counsellors, social workers and management coaches.

Professional and personal development

At Chisholm we provide employees with professional practice programs and strong professional development offerings. We ensure capable employees are available for succession into roles when these become available and we recognise and reward exceptional contributions and behaviours aligned to our values.

How we recognise contributors:

  • bi-annual awards ceremony
  • e-learning
  • individual professional development plans
  • secondment opportunities
  • professional development calendar
  • career assistance program through our EAP.

Information and resources

  • 24-hour employee self-service (KIOSK)
  • People Talk weekly newsletter
  • digital and online resources (LinkedIn Learning)
  • free wi-fi
  • onsite libraries.

Benefits, services and memberships

  • free library memberships
  • access to superannuation advice and retirement planning advice via designated superannuation company
  • reduced prices on meals from the student patisserie
  • reduced prices on hair, beauty and massage services from the Student Clinic

Salary packaging options

Ranges of salary packaging options are available to employees.  These include:

  • superannuation
  • laptops
  • novated leasing.


Chisholm staff can currently park on all our campuses for free and without any specific parking permits.


Our facilities include:

  • campus cafes (most campuses)
  • disability access
  • ergonomic work stations
  • learning commons (Library)
  • prayer rooms
  • onsite security
  • employee breakout rooms.