Work Life Balance

A good work life balance is central to being able to recruit and retain your staff. Developing a positive work life balance culture will help your organisation in terms of avoiding stress among staff, ensuring people can have a balance between work and family life and making sure staff are motivated in their work. 

Shared Parental Leave Policy (SPL)

16 Jun 2016Alex Hastings HRNICVA Staff Handbook, Work Life Balance, HR

NICVA understands the importance of balancing work and childcare responsibilities and this policy sets out how SPL may support a family to balance these commitments in the first year of the baby’s life. The policy contains NICVA’s procedure for SPL.

Sick Leave and Allowances

12 Jun 2014Alex Hastings HRWork Life Balance, NICVA Staff Handbook

This article outlines NICVA’s policy and procedures for staff sickness / absence.

Compassionate Leave

12 Jun 2014Alex Hastings HRWork Life Balance, NICVA Staff Handbook

This article outlines NICVA’s policy with regard to compassionate leave arrangements.

Flexible Working - The Right to Request

12 Jun 2014Alex Hastings HRWork Life Balance, NICVA Staff Handbook

This article outlines NICVA’s policy with regards to flexible working for staff.

Paternity, Adoption and Parental Leave and Pay Policy

7 Apr 2014Alex Hastings HRWork Life Balance, NICVA Staff Handbook

This policy sets out the rights and responsibilities of NICVA employees who wish to take paternity, adoption or parental leave.

Additional Special Leave

17 Jun 2013Alex Hastings HRWork Life Balance, NICVA Staff Handbook

This is NICVA's policy outlining the rights and responsibilities of NICVA employees who additional leave for health purposes, trade union duties, public duties, jury service or any other special circumstances.

Work Life Balance Policy

12 Nov 2012Alex Hastings HRWork Life Balance, NICVA Staff Handbook

This article outlines NICVA’s policy with regard to staff work life balance.

Maternity Leave and Pay Policy

1 Nov 2011Alex Hastings HRWork Life Balance, NICVA Staff Handbook

This policy sets out the rights and responsibilities of NICVA employees who wish to take maternity leave.

Career Break Policy

9 Apr 2008Alex Hastings HRWork Life Balance, NICVA Staff Handbook

This policy sets out the rights and responsibilities of NICVA employees who wish to take an extended period of unpaid leave (career break) from the workplace.

Time off for Dependants (Carers Leave)

9 Apr 2008Alex Hastings HRWork Life Balance, NICVA Staff Handbook

This article outlines NICVA’s policy with regards to time off for dependants (also known as carers leave).