Here are the different types of leave available to you as a member of staff.
We manage staff working operations, including leave, absence, inductions for new starters and disciplinary processes.
Explains what Disability Leave is, when it may apply and how it can be requested
How the sabbatical leave scheme for academic staff works.
Important guidance on what to do to report and manage sickness absence
This document details the sickness absence policy and procedure
If you are ill there is information here on who to inform, where to get medical advice and if you are entitled to any sick pay.
How we can advise and support you if you are a member of staff expecting a baby.
How to support a member of staff who is expecting a baby. This guidance should be read in conjunction with the Maternity Leave Policy
Explains what is paternity leave, the eligibility to receive it and how to apply for it
This guide provides information on shared parental leave.
Read this guide for more information on the flexible working options available, and the procedure for applying to work flexibly
Flexi-time allows you to vary your start and finish times around ‘core working hours'.
As a member of staff to understand how to make a flexible working request. As a line manager to consider a flexible working request from a member of your staff.
This guide provides information on managing different working patterns
What to consider when contemplating homeworking
Probation is a period of time at the start of your employment for the University to assess your performance, conduct and suitability for your job.
Supporting new members of staff and their managers during the probationary period
Use these forms to review performance and set objectives during the probation period.
How to upload probation forms to MSS.
The Effective Behaviours Framework (EBF) describes the behaviours that distinguish effective performance and are highly valued in the University.
Nine key behavioural areas which we value and have found to be consistent with high performance across the organisation.
We aim to make the process of leaving our employment as smooth as possible.
To understand what to do to resign or if a member of staff resigns
This guide provides information on the arrangements for retirement
Explains what is flexible retirement, eligibility to receive it and how to apply for it
Considering and evaluating the need for redundancy and how to manage the redundancy process.
guide to redundancy pay
This document explains the scope of our policy and key responsibilities for individuals both within and outside the University community
This guide explains the University's policy around personal and professional relationships.
Use this policy and procedure to manage any capability concerns at the University.
This section provides information on the webpages, policy and guidance available in relation to difficult situations.
How we ensure that employees who breach the rules of conduct are treated reasonably, consistently and fairly in every case.
How employees can raise a grievance and the subsequent roles and responsibilities for how it will be handled.