Deferred Salary Scheme Policy
The Department of Health Deferred Salary Scheme Policy was developed in consultation with key stakeholders across Health, and in accordance with the 'Department of Health's Human Resource Policy Development Framework'. The policy was endorsed by the State Health Management Team on 17th March 2004. Local Human Resource Services are responsible for the implementation of this policy.
The policy outlines principles of the Deferred Salary Scheme in accordance with eligible Department of Health Industrial Awards/Agreements and the Department of Consumer and Employment Protection (DOCEP) guidelines. The scheme is designed to provide employees the opportunity to self fund a period of 12 months' leave as a means of balancing life style/work interests/obligations, by receiving a reduced salary over the preceding four years.
This policy applies to all persons employed within the Department of Health, which incorporates the following entities:
The following industrial agreements contain the Deferred Salary Scheme option:
The Workplace Policy and Standards Branch and local Human Resource Services are responsible for the implementation of this policy. The Human Resource Management Committee has identified the minimum implementation requirements for this policy as Steps 1 - 6 as contained in the Framework. They are as follows:
Action Undertaken by Workplace Policy and Standards Branch
Action Undertaken by Local HR Services
IF YOU HAVE A QUERY
Employees who have any questions are to contact their supervisor or manager. Managers or supervisors with queries should contact their Human Resources Department.
To maintain continuous improvement in the development of human resource policies, please refer any feedback regarding this policy to the Policy Officer, Workplace Policy and Standards Branch at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mr Marshall Warner
This circular last updated: Thursday, 12 August 2004 at 12:00am