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How to apply

Graduate Health Management Program 2024 intake applications are now closed.


To be eligible for the Program, you must hold an undergraduate degree from a recognised university and be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident. If your undergraduate degree is from an overseas university, please confirm with the University of Sydney that your degree is recognised.

Graduates for this Program are recruited from a range of backgrounds including, but not limited to, Accounting, Allied Health Sciences, Arts, Behavioural Sciences, Business, Commerce, Communications, Economics, Human Resources / Industrial Relations, Law and Health-related fields.

The Program is designed to develop leadership and management skills (previous management experience is not required). Please note: this program is not recommended for those with extensive management experience.

Our program is aimed at early career candidates (though there is no age limit).

In Sydney Local Health District we are very proud of the diversity of our workforce. All people, abilities, cultures, genders, identities, languages and sexualities welcome here.

Application process

Stage one: online application

Online applications for the 2024 intake must be submitted by 11.59pm on Sunday, 23 July 2023.

Due to the high number of applications received, late applications are not able to be accepted.

When submitting your online application, you will need to attach a current resume and a copy of your university transcript.

You will also need to provide a written response to the each of the eight selection criteria (found in the Position Description in the links above). Each response should be no more than 300 words each.

Please ensure you read all of the information in the job advertisement and attach all required documentation when applying, as only complete applications will be considered.

Stage two: preliminary assessment

Following review of the online applications, applicants selected to progress to the next stage will be invited to participate in a preliminary virtual interview, writing skills assessment and data skills assessment.

Further information will be provided to candidates invited to this stage.

Stage three: final assessment

Following stage two, successful applicant will be invited to attend an in-person interview.

The interview will involve a series of questions asked across three interview stations, with one station requiring the delivery of a presentation.

After the interviews, necessary reference and employment checks will be completed. Offers of employment will then be made to the successful candidates.

All applicants will be advised in writing of the outcome of their application once the recruitment process has been finalised.

2023 key dates  

Online applications

Friday 30 June to Sunday 23 July

Written assessment

Thursday 27 July to Tuesday 1 August

Virtual interviews

Monday 31 July to Wednesday 2 August

In person interviews

Wednesday 16 August

Contact us

For more information about the Sydney Local Health District Graduate Health Management Program, please contact Hannah Storey, Chief of Staff via Hannah.Storey@health.nsw.gov.au or on 02 9515 9600.