Parental leave and pay

This policy explains what leave you can take if you want to spend more time with your child.

  • You can apply to your Head of School/Service for unpaid leave if you want to spend more time with your child.
  • You will be given a total of 18 weeks unpaid leave for each child up to their 18th birthday depending on your length of service.
  • You can take this time in blocks of between one week and four weeks.