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Human Resources

From recruitment to retirement and everything in between, we're here to provide support and guidance to help you make the most of your career at Bath.

HR Recruitment

We manage staff recruitment and offer support and insight to help you attract and select the right candidate for your role.

Staff recruitment resources

Information and resources for recruiting members of staff − from preparing to recruit through to interviewing, selection, and welcoming new starters.

Staff Immigration Team

We provide information for current and prospective staff and visitors on immigration matters, including the available support.

HR Services

HR Services is your go-to for guidance and advice on HR best practice and operational processes. We provide expert support on employee relations and collaborate with departments to align practices with strategic goals.


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.

Flexible working

The flexible working options available for staff at the Univeristy and the procedure for applying to work flexibly.

Redeployment procedure

The process for managing staff who may face redeployment, and the roles and responsibilities of those involved.

Workforce Development

We offer guidance on performance reviews and co-ordinate training, development and coaching opportunities. We manage how the University recognises, rewards and celebrates staff, including pay structure, awards for excellence and other benefits.

Pay and Reward

We value the commitment, achievements and talents of our workforce and recognise these contributions through a range of initiatives and benefits.

Safety, Health and Employee Wellbeing

We offer advice and support on all health and safety matters including compliance, policies and procedures. We promote wellbeing at work by providing information, advice and support to create a thriving, sustainable and safe community and workplace.

Staff wellbeing champions

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Understand the role of a wellbeing champion, the support they offer and how to sign up if you'd like to become one.

Staff wellbeing

We promote staff wellbeing at work by providing information, advice and support to create a community and workplace that is thriving, sustainable and safe.

Culture and Inclusion

We provide advice, support and guidance on equality and diversity-related issues.

Athena SWAN toolkit

Chemists at the University are developing a new way to transport vaccines without refrigeration, in an effort to increase the availability of life-saving immunisation programmes around the world. Staff and students pictured in the lab.

Find out useful resources that will support you at any stage of the Athena SWAN process.

Race Equality Taskforce

Prof Rajani Naidoo, Head of Race Equality Taskforce

The Race Equality Taskforce will lead the University's commitments to race equality and oversee their effective implementation and communication.

Staff Networks and Groups

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Our Staff Networks are dedicated spaces for colleagues sharing particular circumstances or characteristics to connect with others and share their experiences.

Protected Groups

There are nine protected characteristics identified in the Equality Act 2010.

About us

We oversee staff recruitment and leaving processes, learning and development, safety, health and wellbeing, and implement policies for official staff procedures.