Attendance Policy overview
This policy aims to encourage and support employee attendance, where health impacts their ability to be at work.
For the period 10 December 2021 to 26 January 2022, the provisions set out in DL(2021)53 will apply.
Who does this apply to?
The Attendance Policy applies to all employees and workers, including bank, agency and sessional workers.
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The flowchart outlines the key steps in the process at each stage when concerns have been raised about an employee’s attendance. An accessible text alternative to the visual flowchart is also available.
The Attendance Policy comes with extensive support to ensure the consistent application of the policies across all NHSScotland employers. These supporting documents form part of the standard for workforce policies that apply to all NHSScotland employees.
Principles and values
Learn about the principles and values that make sure employees and workers are treated fairly and consistently at work.
View the advice and support available to help anyone involved in workforce policy processes.
Right to be represented
The right to be represented applies to employees at any stage of a workforce policy process. Find out what this means for you.