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Internal Policies and Guidelines

Our aim is to enable staff to have convenient and easy access to the HR related Policies and Procedures they need to effectively manage their teams.

The full policies are listed alphabetically.

You can get access to Leeds City Council policies and procedures here.

Please note: With all Policies and Procedures, where there is a local agreement in place please defer to this in the first instance.  In cases of doubt, please refer to your line manager.

Policies and Guidelines A-Z

Adoption Leave Guidance 

Alcohol, Drugs and Substance Misuse Policy

Annual Leave Policy

Appeal Policy and Procedures

Appraisal Policy and Procedure

Bullying and Harassment Policy

Child Protection Supervision Policy

Confidentiality Code of Conduct

Cover for Absent Colleagues

Covid-19 Mandatory Vaccinations in Care Homes (if you need this document in an accessible format please contact

Data Protection Policy

Disciplinary Policy

Domestic Violence Policy

Dress and Appearance Policy

Employment Break Scheme

Flexible Working Policy

Freedom to Speak Up Policy (formerly Whistleblowing Policy)

Grievance Policy and Procedure

Induction Policy

Information Governance Policy

Long Service Award Policy

Maintaining High Professional Standards

Managing Concerns with Performance Policy

Managing Personal Relationships in the Workplace Policy 

Maternity Leave Guidance

New Parent Support (Paternity) Leave Guidance (formerly Maternity Support (Paternity) Leave Guidance)

Medical and Dental Appraisals and Revalidation Policy

Medical and Dental Job Planning Policy

Mortality Review and Responding to Deaths Policy

Organisational Change Policy

Overpayments and Underpayments Policy

Patient Experience, Dealing with Compliments, Concerns and Complaints

(if you need this document in an accessible format please contact )

Pay Protection Policy

Personal and Professional Development Policy 

Professional Registration Policy

Records Management Policy

Remediation, Re-skilling and Rehabilitation Policy for Doctors and Dentists

Recruitment and Selection Policy (if you need this document in an accessible format please contact )

Relocation Grants Policy

Safeguarding Children Policy

Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme

Secondment Policy

Smokefree Policy

Special Leave Policy (if you need this document in an accessible format please contact

Carer’s passport

Statutory and Mandatory Training Policy

Study Professional Leave Policy for non-training grade Medical & Dental staff

Travel and Expenses Policy

Temporary Staffing

Trade Union Facilities Policy

Transitioning at Work Policy

Wellbeing at Work Policy -  (Formerly the Managing Attendance Policy, if you need an accessible version of this please contact HR

Work Experience Policy

Working Time Regulations Policy

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