Maternity Policy overview
The Maternity Policy outlines the procedure employees must use to request maternity leave. It also details their statutory and contractual rights and arrangements for maternity leave and pay.
Who does this apply to?
The Maternity Policy applies to all employees, including bank, agency, and sessional workers who meet specific eligibility criteria.
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The flowchart outlines the key steps in the process when an employee notifies their manager that they want to access the maternity policy or of their intention to take maternity leave. View an accessible text alternative to the visual flowchart.
The Maternity 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 with personal or workplace difficulties while 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.