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

Casual and temporary workers

Using casual workers, including GTAs and the University Temp Pool

Employee benefits

Discounts, childcare, healthcare, transport, and give as you earn

Forms and templates

All our forms and templates

Health and well-being

Employee assistance, mental health support, occupational health

Learning and development

Personal and professional development opportunities

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, promotion, job evaluation and grading

Pensions

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

Recruitment

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

School teacher and rail strikes

Advice for staff who will be affected

Staff network announces new name: The Rainbow Alliance

The staff LGBTI+ Matters network has changed its name to the Rainbow Alliance

Implementing the latest real Living Wage rate

New rate effective from 1 January 2023

Extra bank holiday to mark the King’s coronation

Arrangements for the additional bank holiday on Monday 8 May 2023