Domestic emergencies leave
For full details on this leave type please refer to the special leave policy.
Domestic emergency leave covers genuine unforeseen emergencies for reasons connected with unexpected domestic or other emergencies. It is granted according to the circumstances.
Examples of situations which may be considered an emergency are:
- Vehicle theft
- Vehicle accident
- Emergency repairs to home or services arising from or to avoid flooding or fire
- Other similar circumstances
See family emergency leave for emergencies involving dependants.
Paid leave of up to 1 day paid per annum (pro rata for part-time staff).
Requesting domestic emergency leave
You must notify your line manager as soon as is reasonably practicable as to the reason for your absence and how long you expect to be away.
Your line manager will update your absence records on your behalf.
If additional leave is required, you may wish to consider annual leave or unpaid leave.
Further advice is available from the Staff Hub.
Review the request and approve or decline.
Arrangements for additional leave are to be agreed as reasonably practicable, e.g. annual leave or unpaid leave.