The Supporting Attendance toolkit will support managers in applying the requirements of the policy and procedure in a fair and consistent manner.
There is a toolkit for each key stage of the policy and procedure and each one contains guidance on how to apply the processes required at various stages and any associated forms. A quick guide flowchart for short and long term absence stages is available here.
Supporting Attendance Forms and Template letters for formal meetings are also available below. Please ensure that you familiarise yourself with the relevant toolkit before using any of these documents.
Supplementary Guidance on Section 5.7 – Industrial Injury/Disease of the Supporting Attendance Policy & Procedure can be found here
Employee Relations (ER) will also advise and support managers in implementing the policy and procedure.
There are 10 toolkits available and these can be accessed by selecting the relevant links below.
SA01 – Early Support Discussion
SA07 – Appeals Process
SA09 – Ill Health Retirement