The University has a duty of care to ensure all of its employees are able to attend work. All absences of half a day or more must be reported on the first day of your sickness to your line manager.
The University is required by law to keep records of all employees’ sickness absence in order to fulfil its obligations regarding statutory sick pay.
Any member of staff who is absent through sickness must complete the return to work/self certification form. This must be completed on your first day you return to work.
Managers responsible for recording sickness in their department must complete the weekly sickness absence return form.
For more information on sickness absence and the managing of sickness absence please see the Attendance Management handbook.