Human Resources

Managing my team

This section provides help and support with managing your team. It provides quick links to information and resources available online, including supporting documents, forms and templates.


Effective leadership and management  

Effective Leadership and Management

  • Effective leadership and management
  • Leadership Attributes
 Planning ahead  

Planning ahead

  • Delivering the University’s strategy
  • People Strategy
  • Creating a new post
  • Cost of employment figures (COE)
 ‌Recruitment and Visiting Academics  

Recruitment and Visiting Academics

  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Essential information and forms for recruiters 
  • Guidance on writing a job description  
  • Visas and immigration  
  • Visiting academics
 Welcoming new team members  

Welcoming new team members

  • Preparing for a new member of staff
  • Managing induction
  • Managing probation
 ‌‌Developing my team  

Developing my team

  • The Way We Work
  • Core training
  • The Performance and Development Review (PDR) process and developing team members
  • The University Staff Mentoring Scheme 
  • Exploring development opportunities for team members
  • Staff aspiring to management roles
 Delivering team performance         

Delivering team performance

  • Academic workload planning
  • Measuring and monitoring performance
  • Managing underperformance
  • The Disciplinary Procedure
Rewarding team members  

Rewarding team members

  • Recognition Awards
  • Long Service Awards
Leaving the University  

Supporting leavers

  • Leaving my role- information for staff, to help during either changing roles or leaving the University
  • Notice periods                              
  • Returning resources
  • Calculating leave balances
  • Support networks
  • Pensions information
128 x 128  

Managing change  

  • Organisational Change, Redeployment and Redundancy Policy (OCRR)
  • Online resources
  • Additional support
Leave and absence  

Managing leave and absence

  • Annual leave
  • Bank Holiday entitlement
  • Christmas closure dates
  • Managing sickness absence
  • Entitlement to Sick Pay for Variable Hours Staff
  • Family friendly entitlements
  • Compassionate leave
  • Sabbaticals
  • Adverse weather and travel disruption
  • Unauthorised absence
 128 x 128  

Managing individual contracts

  • Supporting team members on secondment
  • Regrading an existing role
  • Dealing with flexible work requests
  • Disclosure and Barring Service Checks
  • Research Passports
  • Managing visa restrictions
Ensuring team health, safety and wellbeing  

Ensuring team health, safety and wellbeing

  • Ill health, managing sickness absence & medical issues
  • Managing health and safety
  • Family friendly entitlements
  • Travelling overseas on University business
  • Wellbeing
  • Recognising and dealing with issues
  • Support networks
  • Advice & information  















































































Further Assistance

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