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

Appointments and contracts

Appointments, terms and conditions, managing contracts, leavers

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


Advertising, shortlisting, assessing and appointing new staff

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

Rewarding Excellence nominations

We are now accepting nominations for for this employee recognition scheme

Information Security Awareness training

Information security training will be automatically assigned to new staff

Casual Worker Compliance Project

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

  Ongoing project

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