LGBT+ Policy and Support
This page provides information relating to appropriate policy, support and development opportunities available to you as a member of staff at the University.
Equality Reports and documents
- Equality and Diversity webpages
Our webpages outline equality policies, recent University and sector-wide equality news and how to get involved. Also see our Excellence Through Inclusion Strategy.
- University Council Statement on Equality of Opportunity
These outline the expectations of all University staff in terms of behaviours and respect towards colleagues.
- Update your Staff Equality Information
We encourage all staff to update their equality information via MyJob in order to inform future action.
For full details see Policies, Procedures and Related Guidance.
- Equal Opportunities Policy
- Flexible Working
- Statutory Sick Pay
- Elective Procedures
- Sickness Absence Management Policy
- Paternity/Partner Leave
- Maternity Leave
- Annual Leave
- Parental Leave
- Special Leave
- Compassionate Leave
Developing and supporting you
Staff Development offers a range of options for developing yourself, such as online courses and resources and face-to-face instructor led sessions on a variety of topics. See their pages for further details.
Sheffield Leader is leadership development for University staff who lead, or have the potential to lead. Participation is by nomination for one of 4 levels which vary according to experience, scope and responsibilities.
The Sheffield Professional is a new initiative which aims to recognise the value of Professional Services staff across the University. To date 2 Registrar events have been held and a website has been launched to enable online networking, sharing of ideas and to celebrate our successes. See the pages for ways to get involved.
•Equality & Diversity Essentials
To access these courses, or for more information, please see E-Learning for Staff.
There are also a range of online resources available to University staff on a range of topics in the Useful Guides Library.
Policy and Procedural support
Benefits - University benefits are applicable to all and specifically use language which is inclusive of LGBT+ staff. These include core benefits such as annual leave and work-life balance initiatives such as Juice and flexible working.
Pensions - There are 2 pension schemes available to all University employees dependent on grade. See the pension webpages for further details.