Police Career Transition
Resources and support for NSW Police Officers transitioning to a new career.
Resources for workers, their families and employers to assist with prevention and recovery from work-related psychological injury or mental illness.
PTSD in Emergency Services
Resources for workers and clinicians to help protect emergency service workers from the impacts of post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and mental illness.
Diet and mental health
Watch and learn with Dietitian Dr. Scott Teasdale PhD, as he explains what happens to you and ways to manage your diet to help you on a path to a healthier life.
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Owning your injury – Chris and Robyn’s story
Chris’s life changed in an instant when he was involved in a serious car accident while on the job as an arborist.
First Appointment videos
The First Appointment videos help you be mentally and physically prepared to start treatment with a psychologist, psychiatrist and exercise physiologist.
These stories demonstrate that former officers overcome challenges and find fulfilling roles in new careers.
Former officers have many skills and characteristics that are highly valued by employers and recruiters.
Mell: My decision
From the age of five years Mell was drawn to action – her favourite character on TV was a female police officer.
Dave: Moving forward
Dave was a NSW Police Force Officer for 12 years before he sustained an injury that lead to his medical retirement.
Focus on making Police career transition easier
When it comes to police officers leaving the job due to injury, the organisation’s strength can create a challenge.
Managing finances - FAQs
These frequently asked questions (FAQs) are related to managing finances as part of the resources and information available for NSW Police Officers transitioning to a new career.
The following information provides general advice on the entitlements that may be available to NSW Police Officers depending on their capacity for work.
No capacity for work
You have had your last day of service with NSW Police and you remain certified as having no capacity for work.
Capacity for work outside of NSW Police
You are unable to return to work with NSW Police, however your treatment providers have certified you as having some capacity for work outside of the NSWPF.
Working in a new career
General advice on the entitlements that may be available to NSW Police Officers transitioning to working new career.
Earning Capacity Assessment
An Earning Capacity Assessment is performed to determine the appropriate weekly pay rate for a worker whose circumstances are described in Section 40A of the 1987 Act.
Mental health workers compensation claim: guide for employers
Ways to support an employee who has sustained a psychological injury at work, whether it’s ok to ask an employee about their mental health history, and providing a mentally heal...
Career progression after a mental health workers compensation claim
Career progression after a psychological injury: what to consider before lodging a claim, returning to work after time away, and looking for your next job.
Good for people. Good for business
EML uses NPS to understand how our customers perceive us and how we can refine our business model to improve the customer experience.
Family support for injured workers
When injury strikes, it impacts not only the injured person, but the people around them – most significantly, their family. And it’s usually their family who can have the most i...
Our commitment to the environment
Our environmental commitment takes into consideration people, buildings, what waste is produced and future needs. We grow our business responsibly.
Taking steps to better manage employee mental health
One in five Australians is expected to experience mental illness at some point in their lives. There are steps employers can take to prevent and better manage mental injuries in...
Love technology. Love people more
Customer centricity for us means using technology where we can to improve customer experience.
Pathways to new careers
Sometimes, getting your life back after injury means taking a different career path.
Preventing disability with PGAP
Chronic pain and long-term injury are among Australia’s most expensive health problems and a significant cause of people being unable to return to work.