Human Resources Policies

 Adverse weather conditions transport disruption policy (PDF, 99Kb)

Adverse weather conditions transport disruption policy Equality and Health Impact Assessment.

 Annual Leave and Bank Holiday Policy (Word, 110Kb)

Annual Leave Request Form

 Annual Leave Purchase Scheme (PDF, 418Kb)

This scheme sets out Public Health Wales’ provisions regarding purchase of annual leave, ensuring a balance between the needs of the individual with those of the organisation.

Annual Leave Purchase Scheme – Request and Approval Form

Annual Leave Purchase Calculation

Annual Leave Purchase Scheme FAQs

 Breastfeeding Guidelines (PDF, 118Kb)
 Capability Policy (PDF, 235Kb)

All Wales Capability Policy Equality Impact Assessment

This policy is applicable to all staff employed in Public Health Wales, except Medical and Dental staff. Medical & Dental staff should refer to the Professional Conduct / Competence for Medical Staff policy.

Staff should contact the People and Organisational Development team for template letters.

 Death in Service Guidelines (PDF, 154Kb)

Death in Service Guidelines Equality and Health Impact Assessment

 Dignity at Work Process (Word, 66Kb)

Policy details process for dealing with any cases of bullying and harassment that may arise within Public Health Wales.

See the Manager's Guide: How to Promote Dignity & Respect intranet page (NHS Wales) for more information and guidance.

 Disciplinary Policy and Procedure (PDF, 232Kb)

Disciplinary Policy and Procedure Equality and Health Impact Assessment

Delegation of authority: Issuing warnings and dismissals

 Employment Break Policy with Equality and Health Impact Assessment (PDF, 1011Kb)
 Flexible Working Policy (PDF, 515Kb)

The purpose of the policy is to advise staff of different flexible working options available and their rights in respect of flexible working.

Flexible Working Policy Equality and Health Impact Assessment

 Grievance Policy (Word, 85Kb)
 Managing Attendance at Work Policy (PDF, 2.0Mb)

Sickness absence Self Certification Form

Managing Attendance at Work Policy Equality and Health Impact Assessment

Delegation of Authority for Sickness

Managing Attendance at Work Templates (NHS Intranet)

Managing Attendance at Work Policy FAQs

 Managing Personal Relationships at Work Protocol (PDF, 184Kb)

Managing Personal Relationships in Work Equality and Health Impact Assessment

 Maternity Adoption Parental Support Shared Parental Leave and IVF Policy (Word, 64Kb)

Maternity Adoption Parental Support Shared Parental Leave and IVF Policy EHIA

Maternity Leave Form

Adoption Leave Form

Notice to Curtail or Reduce Maternity or Adoption Leave

Procedure for Pay and Leave- Maternity Adoption Paternity Maternity Shared Parental Leave

Risk Assessment - New and Expectant Mothers

Paternity Leave Parental Support Leave form

Return to Work following Maternity Adoption Shared Parental Leave

How to apply for Shared Parental Leave and Shared Parental Pay

Shared Parental Leave FAQs

Staff should also visit the Being a Parent intranet pages (NHS Wales).

 Menopause policy (PDF, 837Kb)

Menopause Policy Equality Impact Assessment

 My Contribution Policy (PDF, 256Kb)

My Contribution Policy Equality and Health Impact Assessment

My Contribution guidance

My Contribution Form

 NHS Injury Allowance Guidelines (PDF, 128Kb)
 Organisational Change Policy (PDF, 470Kb)

Organisational Change Policy Equality Impact Assessment

 Pay Progression Policy (PDF, 311Kb)

Pay Progression Policy Equality and Health Impact Assessment

See the About Pay Progression intranet page (NHS Wales) for more information and guidance

 Prevention of Stress and Management of Mental Wellbeing Policy (PDF, 213Kb)

Prevention of Stress and Management of Mental Wellbeing Policy Equality and Health Impact Assessment

Appropriate agencies for signposting

Working Together to Reduce Stress at Work

Workplace Stress Risk Assessment Form

Guidance for managers in supporting the disclosure of mental health problems by employees

 Procedure for NHS Staff to raise concerns (PDF, 208Kb)

Raising Concerns - Manager's Guidelines

 Recruiment and Retention Payment protocol with EQIA (PDF, 527Kb)

For information on how to recruit to a post, please refer to the Recruitment intranet pages (NHS Wales).

 Recruitment and Selection Policy (PDF, 903Kb)

Incremental Credit Application Form

 Redeployment policy (Word, 157Kb)

The Redeployment Policy contained within the Organisational Change Policy takes precedent in assisting employees to find suitable alternative employment, to enable them to continue their career within the NHS. This policy will consequently be updated.

 Redundancy policy (PDF, 99Kb)

Redundancy policy - Equality and Health Impact Assessment

The Redundancy Policy contained within the Organisational Change Policy takes precedent in setting out all the measures Public Health Wales must explore to avoid compulsory redundancy and the procedure to be followed, n the event of compulsory redundancy having to be initiated. This policy will consequently be updated.

 Registration for Health professionals policy (PDF, 183Kb)

Registration For Health Professionals Equality and Health Impact Assessment

Validating registration of health professionals procedure

 Religious Observation Guidelines (PDF, 95Kb)

Religious Observation Guidelines Equality and Health Impact Assessment

 Relocation Expenses Scheme (PDF, 460Kb)
 Reserve Forces Policy (Word, 75Kb)

See the Armed Forces Covenant intranet page (NHS Wales) for more information and guidance.

 Retirement Procedure (PDF, 123Kb)

Retirement Guidance Equality and Health Impact Assessment

Retire and Return Scheme

 Secondment Policy (Word, 80Kb)

Secondment Application Form.

 Special Leave Policy (PDF, 107Kb)

This policy covers arrangements for additional leave at times of urgent and unforseen need, such as emergency carers leave or bereavement leave. It also covers civil and public duties such as jury service.

Application for Special Leave

 Statutory and Mandatory Training Policy (PDF, 423Kb)
 Substance Use and Misuse Policy (PDF, 264Kb)

Substance Use and Misuse EQIA

 Supporting Learning and Development Policy (PDF, 188Kb)

Supporting Learning and Development Process

Supported Learning and Development Equality and Health Impact Assessment

Supported Learning Request form and study log

 TOIL Procedure (PDF, 138Kb)
 Transitioning at work guidance (PDF, 258Kb)
 Voluntary early release scheme (PDF, 179Kb)

The Voluntary Early Release Scheme has been designed as an enabling tool to support the flexibility of NHS Wales organisations in addressing the demands of rapid change and service re-design.