Human Resources

My Role- Swifts




My Role

Help and support for you while working at the University of Portsmouth.

 My responsibilities

  • Personal Information
  • Probation period
  • Declaration of interests
  • Performance
  • Conduct at work
  • Working with specific client groups
  • Travelling overseas on University business
  • Dealing with situations

My benefits

  • Health and wellbeing
  • Staff discounts
  • Pensions
  • Leave
  • Travel
  • Family friendly

My pay

  • Pay structure
  • Payroll deadlines*
  • Recognition Awards
  • Long Service Awards

Leave and absence

  • Annual leave
  • Bank Holiday entitlement
  • Christmas closure dates*
  • Sickness absence
  • Entitlement to sick pay for Variable Hours staff
  • Family- friendly entitlements *
  • Compassionate leave
  • Sabbaticals
  • Other absence and leave
  • Adverse weather and travel disruption
  • Unauthorised absence

Managing my contract

  • Changing my working pattern
  • Disclosure & Barring (DBS) checks
  • Research Passports
  • Confirmation of employment
  • Information for staff about Brexit
  • University Negotiating and Consultative Committee (UNCC)

Developing my career 

  • My career and development goals
  • The University Staff Mentoring Scheme
  • Development opportunities
  • The Performance and Development Review (PDR)

 Managing my pension

  • Pension schemes available
  • Annual and Lifetime Allowances

Ensuring my health, safety and wellbeing

  • Health & Safety
  • Occupational Health
  • Procedures for travelling overseas on University business
  • Wellbeing
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Equality and Diversity
  • Dignity and Respect
  • Staff forums
  • Support for staff with a disability
  • Harrassment Adviser Network

Dealing with change

  • Online resources
  • Additional support
  • Change Management
  • University Negotiating and Consultative Committee (UNCC)

Also, if you are leaving the University or changing roles within the University, the information on the Leaving my Role page will help to make your move run smoothly.

Further assistance

Use this help form to get in touch (please note that you need to be logged into your UoP staff email account to access this form).


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