Policies and Forms

We provide HR advice and support on all matters relating to your employment throughout your training in line with the below policies.


Policies and Forms

This page contains information relating to policies and forms applicable for all doctors and dentists that are employed by the Lead Employer.

You can also find Health Education England’s policies for your training region at the bottom of this page, which includes Relocation and Associated Expenses.

Lead Employer Policies and Forms
Policy Name Policy Additional Guidance and Forms
Annual Leave Lead Employer Annual Leave Policy Jan 2018
Annual Leave FAQs
Annual Leave Guidance Tool Kit Jan 2018
Attendance Management Attendance Management Policy v18 March 2017


Stress Risk Assessment

GP Specific Attendance Management Toolkit v10 August 2017


All Other Specialities – Attendance Management Toolkit v9 August 2017

Return to Work toolkit V2 January 2021

Level 1 toolkit

Stage 1 toolkit

Disciplinary (in line with MHPS) Disciplinary Policy May 2018  
Early Resignation Form Early Resignation Form 2018  
Grievance Grievance Policy and Procedure Jan 2018  
Flexible Working LE Flexible Working Policy Jan 2018  
Maternity, Paternity,  Adoption Leave

Maternity, Paternity and Adoption Policy Apr 2019 Maternity, Paternity and Adoption toolkit 2019
Maternity, Paternity and Adoption handbook 2019
Safer  Employment Safer Employment Policy October 2018  
Shared Parental Leave LE Shared Parental Leave Policy with PA Jan 2018 Shared Parental Leave Toolkit Jan 2018
Respect and Dignity at Work Respect and Dignity at Work Policy Jan 2018  
St Helens and Knowsley NHS Trust Policies (that apply to Lead Employer Trainees)
Alcohol and Drug Misuse Alcohol and Drug Misuse Policy
Domestic Abuse  Domestic Abuse Policy
Employment Break  Employment Break Policy
Equality and Human Rights Equality and Human Rights Policy 
Managing Organisational Change Managing Organisational Change Policy
Overpayments and Underpayments Overpayments Underpayments Policy
Partnership Agreement Facilities  Partnership Agreement Facilities Framework
Raising Concerns Raising Concerns Policy and Procedure
Raising Concerns – Contact Information
Social Media Social Media Policy 
Special Leave Special Leave Policy
Transgender Staff Support Transgender Staff Support Policy 


Confirmation of Employment

Throughout your employment, there may be a need for you to confirm, with third parties, your employment status. In order for the Lead Employer to provide you with a letter confirming your employment, you must complete the below form (linked below).

For more information and to access the form, please click here. 

Health Education England Policies (by region)

For further information on Health Education England’s policies, please click on the links below:

HEE North West 

HEE North West Pennine TUPE ONLY

HEE West Midlands

HEE East of England

HEE East Midlands

HEE London and the South East

HEE Thames Valley

  University of Liverpool JMU Parliamentary Review Advancing Quality Alliance Speak out safely HSJ

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