Returning to work after parental leave or a career break
This is a guide for adults in NSW returning to work for the same employer after maternity or paternity leave, or following an extended career break.
It covers how to keep up to date during a break, upskilling and training options as well as rights and responsibilities on your return.
Key aspects of returning from an extended break are the benefits of:
- preparing in advance
- being aware of any flexible working arrangements
- knowing your rights to parental leave pay provisions
It's also important to consider how you might be able to keep your skills and learning up to date while on leave. This could be achieved by: