The information in this area is intended to answer the questions you most frequently have about your employment with the Council. It is not, however, intended to be exhaustive. The employee handbook area should be read alongside your contract of employment. Unless otherwise stated the content within this area is non-contractual and may be subject to change as the Council revises its policies.
The Council reserves the right to amend this handbook and any of its policies and procedures from time to time, and where appropriate, in consultation with Trade Unions.
If you have a problem or query related to your employment, which is not answered on CERi-net, you should talk to your Line Manager or a member of the Human Resources team.
The aim of the Staff Performance - Annual Appraisal is to provide you with the opportunity to review your progress over the previous year, agree objectives for the forthcoming year and identify learning and Development (L&D) requirements with your manager.... Read More
The public expects and is entitled to demand the highest ethical standards of conduct of any local government employee. Public confidence in an employee’s credibility and integrity would be shaken should the least suspicion arise – however ill-founded – that... Read More
Resignation The period of notice which you are required to give the Council in order to terminate your employment is as follows: For employees on Grade 1 - 9: 4 weeks For employees on Grade 10 & above 12 weeks... Read More
Below is a list of the main policies and procedures in alphabetical order. Each employee has a responsibility to make sure that the Council’s policies and procedures are followed at all times. It is therefore your responsibility to ensure that you... Read More
In addition to our statutory duty of care to provide a safe and healthy working environment to our employees, we are committed to enhancing the health and wellbeing of our people. A happy and healthy workforce will increase our capacity... Read More
The hours of work in any service area will reflect the needs and activities of that service. All employees will have an agreed working profile that sets out their working pattern, guaranteed minimum number of contracted hours and base salary.... Read More