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.
We manage staff working operations, including leave, absence, inductions for new starters and disciplinary processes.
What is required from new members of staff and their line 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.
The flexible working options available for staff at the Univeristy and the procedure for applying to work flexibly.
Flexi-time allows you to vary your start and finish times around core working hours.
Understand how to make a flexible working request.
Information on managing different working patterns.
This page outlines the different types of leave available to you as a member of staff.
Information on what disability leave is, when it may apply and how it can be requested.
Important guidance on what to do to report and manage sickness absence.
Our policy and procedure for supporting staff with health issues to manage sickness absence and thrive at work.
Information on who to inform if you are ill, where you can seek 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.
Guidance for managers on how to support a member of staff who is expecting a baby.
Explains what paternity leave is, the eligibility to receive it and how to apply for it.
This policy provides information and guidance to help you when considering your options for taking shared parental leave.
How we ensure that employees who breach the rules of conduct are treated reasonably, consistently and fairly in every case Updated Oct 23 Resolution Framework
How employees can raise a grievance and the subsequent roles and responsibilities for how it will be handled.
Information on the University's policy regarding personal and professional relationships.
We aim to make the process of leaving our employment as smooth as possible.
The process to follow if you are handing in your resignation.
Understand what is flexible retirement, who is eligible and how to apply for it.
This guide provides information on the arrangements for retirement.
The process for managing staff who may face redeployment, and the roles and responsibilities of those involved.
This policy outlines how we manage changes to our people and resources effectively, fairly and in line with our legal requirements.