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Benefits of working at Chisholm

Leave entitlements

A variety of leave options are available to Chisholm staff:

  • annual leave / long service leave
  • paid maternity leave (14 weeks at full or half pay)
  • adoption leave
  • personal carers leave
  • leave loading
  • leave without pay
  • bereavement 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

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.

Employee Assistance Program

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

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

Professional and personal development

At Chisholm we provide staff 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
  • staff professional development calendar
  • career assistance program through our EAP.

Information and resources

  • 24-hour employee self-service (KIOSK)
  • Chisholm connect - staff newsletter
  • digital and online resources
  • free wi-fi
  • onsite libraries

Benefits, services and memberships

  • free library memberships
  • access to superannuation advice and retirement planning advice via designated superannuation company
  • discounted health insurance
  • discounted newspapers offers
  • discounted merchandise items
  • discounted IT products
  • 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 staff.  These include:

  • superannuation
  • laptops
  • novated leasing.


We offer staff free parking on all campuses.

All staff will be provided with a yearly parking sticker identifying their car as belonging to a staff member.


Our facilities include:

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