Visiting Medical Specialists Enterprise Agreement
The SA Health Visiting Medical Specialists Enterprise Agreement 2019 (PDF 2142KB) (VMS Enterprise Agreement) came into force on 10 May 2019 and nominally expired on 30 June 2021.
All Visiting Medical Specialists who are employed in the SA public sector are covered by the VMS Enterprise Agreement.
A Visiting Medical is a specialist who is appointed by the Employing Authority as a Visiting Medical Specialist or a Senior Visiting Medical Specialist.
Process for negotiations
We are pleased to advise that negotiations have concluded in relation to a new proposed Visiting Medical Specialists Enterprise Agreement 2023 (the proposed agreement).
Employees who are to be covered by the proposed Visiting Medical Specialists Enterprise Agreement 2023 will now be given the opportunity to vote in regard to the proposed Agreement.
If the ballot results in a majority ‘Yes’ vote, an application will be made to the South Australian Employment Tribunal (SAET) for the agreement to be approved.
SAET will give notice for any party to set out in writing any objection or any other consideration and return to SAET before the approval date.
Conduct of the ballot
The Ballot to vote on the proposed Visiting Medical Specialists Enterprise Agreement 2023 will soon open for all eligible employees who will be covered by the agreement.
The ballot process is being conducted by CiVS, an independent online voting service.
The Ballot will be open from 9:00am on Monday, 24 July 2023 until Monday, 14 August 2023 at 12:00pm.
To lodge a vote, eligible employees can go to the CiVS ballot website and log into the portal using the 6 digit user name and 4 digit pin sent to you by CiVS via text message or email.
You can also vote via text message by replying YES (in favour of the agreement) or NO (against the agreement) to the text message from CiVS.
Anyone having difficulty accessing the voting portal can contact CiVS on 1300 798 994 between 10:30am and 6:30pm ACST Monday to Friday.
Please cast your vote by following the voting instructions ensuring your vote is submitted before Monday, 14 August 2023 at 12:00pm.
You will be advised of the outcome of the ballot as soon as possible after the ballot has concluded.
- Proposed Visiting Medical Specialists Enterprise Agreement 2023 (PDF 326KB)
- Agreement Explained (PDF 152KB)
- CiVS Employee Introductory Letter (PDF 99KB)
- CiVS How to Vote (PDF 739KB)
If you have any questions about the proposed agreement or the ballot process, please email Workforce Relations.