Leave Management for Senior Medical Practitioners Policy

Applicable to: Senior Medical Practitioners employed by all Health Service Providers and the Department of Health


The Leave Management for Senior Medical Practitioners Policy details instruction for cashing out excess Annual Leave or excess Long Service Leave accrued in accordance with the Industrial Instrument.

The Policy aligns with the Mandatory Policy 0100/18 Management of Accrued Leave Policy, and the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety, Public Sector Labour Relations Policy Statement – Management of Accrued Leave in the Public Sector and is provided to promote strategies to manage Excess Leave. 

This Policy is a mandatory requirement for Health Service Providers under the Employment Policy Framework pursuant to section 26(2)(f) of the Health Services Act 2016, and a mandatory requirement for the Department pursuant to section 29 of the Public Sector Management Act 1994.

This Policy supersedes IC 212/15 Application of WA Health Leave Management Strategy and WA Health Leave Management Policy to Senior Medical Practitioners.

Date of effect: 23 December 2020

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