Maternity Options Pay Structure

The following guidance should be read in conjunction with the University’s Maternity Leave Policy and Procedure.

This model has been designed to illustrate how the maternity pay is structured, in relation to the:

  • University Maternity Scheme - 39 weeks (Option A)
  • University Maternity Scheme - 45 weeks (Option B)
  • Statutory Maternity Scheme (Option C)
  • Maternity Allowance Scheme (Option D)

Should you have any questions, please contact the Payroll Team.

Further guidance and support 

FamilyFrequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

If you have any questions relating to all aspects of family leave, the FAQs below have been developed to support and guide both staff and managers.

FamilyFamily Leave

If you need information, guidance and support relating any of the family leave provisions available to staff at the University of Sheffield, this can be found at the link below.

FamilyCharities & Support Networks

The following links provide details of charities and support networks which may be helpful to both staff and managers.

JuiceJuice, Everyday Health & Wellbeing

Juice helps you take care of your everyday health and wellbeing at work, bringing together a range of services, guidance and activities, creating a remarkable place to work and further information can be found at the link below.

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There is a wealth of information, guidance and support available from Human Resources relating to all aspects of employment and supporting policies and procedures. An index of information can be found at:

Alternatively, if you are unable to find the information you require, please contact your HR Team contact