Engaging talent and supporting career progression for cultural and linguistically diverse people helps NSLHD create a workforce that reflects the diverse community we serve. This empowers NSLHD to offer culturally safe services for all our patients and consumers.
NSLHD works to ensure culturally and linguistically diverse workforce groups feel valued, empowered to contribute, and to progress in their healthcare careers.
The district aims to attract and promote career development and leadership development opportunities for people from CALD backgrounds. We actively seek to uplift the representation of CALD people in senior leadership positions.
We celebrate the cultural and linguistic diversity of our people and will continue to strive to build an inclusive workplace for people from diverse cultural backgrounds.
We strive for greater social cohesion for all our people by addressing racism where it arises in our workplace and promoting anti-racism campaigns.
26% of our staff speak a language other than English at home
We offer all our culturally and linguistically diverse employees, and their allies, an opportunity to join NSLHD’s CALD Employee Network which supports people from culturally diverse backgrounds to feel valued and to progress in their careers, whilst ensuring a culturally safe workplace.
To view the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging Strategy 2023-2027, please click here.