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TPWF201 - Access to Personal Records Policy V.2.pdf

Staff Personal records covered by this policy will include:

  • Personal Files held by the Human Resources Department
  • Any additional material kept by line managers, which should also be kept in a locked confidential filing cabinet
  • Computerised records held on ESR either by HR or payroll
  • Information held on e-recruitment

This policy refers only to personal data which is identifiable to the individual.

This policy does not apply to medical records held within the Occupational Health Department.  The only persons with access to these records are the Occupational Health Adviser and the Occupational Health Nurse.  If you wish to access your Occupational Health records you should contact Occupational health directly.

Where managers hold local files with data about individuals, they should inform members of staff that they have such a file.

pdf Alcohol and Substance Misuse Policy Popular


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TPWF202 - Alcohol & Substance Misuse Policy V.2.pdf

This policy and procedure applies to all employees of Sussex Partnership NHS Trust.  It details the rules and procedures that will be applied in relation to the use and misuse of alcohol and other intoxicating substances.  The Trust recognises that addiction to an intoxicating substance should be dealt with in the same way as other causes of ill-health where employees can demonstrate that they are complying with a programme of treatment.

The aim of the policy is to ensure that the rules on the consumption of intoxicating substances are clear, that procedures for dealing with breaches of the rules are clear, and to encourage those with an addiction to an intoxicating substance to seek help.

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TPWF203 - Annual Leave policy.pdf

  document Workforce 109a Annual Leave Policy Toolkit (229 KB)

This policy summarises the general principles relating to annual leave for non-medical staff within the Trust in line with Agenda for Change terms and conditions. It sets out the process for booking and taking annual leave; provides guidance on calculating leave entitlements for joiners and leavers and for staff whose work patterns are other than a standard full time five day working week; and sets out the policy on sickness occurring during a period of leave.

pdf Appendix 4 - Template - Invite to 1:1 Meeting/Management of Organisational Change Policy Popular


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App 4 - Template - Invite Letter to 1to1 Meeting.pdf

pdf Appendix 9 - Template - Notice of Dismissal of Redundancy Letter/Management of Organisational Change Policy Popular


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App 9 - Template - Notice of Dismissal of Redundancy Letter.pdf

pdf Appraisal Policy Popular


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TPWF249 - Appraisal Policy.pdf

This policy provides managers and staff with guidance on the how to effectively carry out and participate in the Appraisal process, to ultimately enable staff to be successful in their role and contribute to the delivery of a high quality, efficient, effective and safe service.


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TPWF249 - Appraisal Policy on a Page.pdf

pdf Associate Specialists Discretionary Points Policy Popular


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TPWF204 - Associate Specialists Discretionary Points Policy V.3.pdf

Discretionary points are consolidated payments, in addition to the maximum of the associate specialists€™ salary scale which may be paid at the discretion of the Trust in the light of professional advice. The discretionary points€™ scale consists of six points of equal value. 

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TPWF206 - Local CEA Policy V2.1.pdf


This Policy establishes the Trust€™s commitment to managing the process of awarding Clinical Excellence Awards effectively and efficiently and in line with Advisory Committee on Clinical Excellence Awards (ACCEA) guidance. The Policy covers:

  • the annual timetable, procedures and processes for the application and awarding of Clinical Excellence Awards; and
  • the Appeal arrangements.

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TPWF207 - Dignity at Work Policy (Managing Bullying Harrassment Grievances) V.2.1.pdf

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This policy and procedure addresses issues of bullying and harassment and unacceptable behaviour in relation to employees. It outlines the procedure for dealing with these issues, concerns and complaints that flow from them.