Human Resources

Information, advice and support for employees and managers at the University of York.

About HR

Who we are, how to contact us, news and updates

Appointing staff and managing contracts

Making appointments, fixed-term contracts, leavers, terms and conditions

Attendance, leave and absence

Includes holidays, parental leave, sickness and flexible working

Employee benefits

Childcare, healthcare, travel, staff discounts and give as you earn

Forms and templates

All our forms and templates

Health and well-being

Employee assistance, Well@York, and occupational health

Learning and development

Skills development for staff, leaders and students

Management information

Workforce data for staff and managers

New starters

Help and advice, induction and probation processes

Online services

Access HR systems for recruitment, data, training, benefits and support

Pay and grading

Getting paid, rates of pay, and job evaluation and grading


USS, University of York, People's Pension and NHS pension schemes

Performance management

Setting expectations and reviewing performance

Policies and guidance

Formal policies, procedures and guidance


How to advertise vacancies and assess candidates

Trade unions and employee relations

How we consult and engage with employees

University careers

Explore different career paths at the University

Working in the UK

Checking, obtaining and maintaining permission to work in the UK

News and updates

User Group members needed for Casual Worker Compliance Project

Do you engage or administer casual workers in your department?

USS dispute: information for staff

Member of USS will soon be consulted over changes to future benefits

  Ongoing project

Casual Worker Compliance Project

A new system and processes for engaging, paying and managing casual workers

  Ongoing project

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