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Absence Management Procedure

INTRODUCTION:



1    Notification Procedure



2    Sick Pay



3    Sickness Certification



4    Return to Work



5    Monitoring and Reviewing Sick Absence



6    Short Term Sick Absence


Informal Meeting:


Outcome of Informal Meeting – Non Medical Reasons:


Outcome of Informal Meeting – Underlying Medical Condition:


Outcome of Referral to Occupational Health – Underlying Medical Condition:


Outcome of Referral to Occupational Health – No Underlying Medical Condition 



7    Long Term Sick Absence


Maintaining Contact:


Sickness Review Meetings:


Action to be taken when Trigger Point Has Been Met:



8    Medical Appointments



9    Sickness and Annual Leave



10    Sickness Whilst at Work



11    Equality Act 2010



12    Unauthorised Absence


Action after Absence of Two Working Days:


Action after Absence of 5 Working Days following a Previously Advised Sickness Absence:


No Response After Period Allowed for Response to First Letter:


No Response after Period Allowed for Response to Second Letter:


Disciplinary Hearing/Action:


Summary Dismissal:


Return to Work Following Unauthorised Absence:



13    Self Certification and Return to Work Format


To be completed by Employee:


To be completed by Line Manager:



14    Trigger Point Guidance


Bradford Scores:



15    Unauthorised Absence Letters


Letter from Line Manager to Employee after Absence of 2 (two) Working Days with no Communication:


Letter from Line Manager to Employee after Absence of 5 (five) Working Days with no Communication following a previously advised Sickness Absence:


Letter from Line Manager to Employee where there has been no Response to First Letter after Period Allowed:


Letter from Manager with Authority to Dismiss to Employee where the has been no Response to Second Letter after Period Allowed:



16    Ill-Health Capability


Consideration of Factors:


Final Sickness Review Meeting:


Ill Health Retirement:


Dismissal on grounds of ill-health capability:

This is a controlled document. Whilst this document may be printed, the electronic version posted on the internet is the controlled copy. Any printed copies of the document are not controlled. Policies, guidelines and procedures are designed to reflect legal requirements, best practice and {n}.bora’s objectives. Failure to comply with any policy may therefore lead to formal action under the disciplinary or performance management procedures. All policies, guidelines and procedures are monitored by {n}.bora’s Directors, who will ensure that all policies are consistent. Policies, guidelines and procedures are reviewed at intervals of 3 (three) years, or earlier if required by changes to legislation or the business needs of {n}.bora, in conjunction with the relevant stakeholders.


Author: Peter Hastings

Owner: Peter Hastings

Last Updated: 8th April 2020

Version: 2

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