The Council has a number of policies relating to pregnancy and maternity as follows:

Maternity, Paternity and Adoption

Maternity leave, paternity and adoption support leave procedures

Maternity procedures for local government employees

Maternity procedure for teachers

Adoption procedure for local government employees

Adoption procedure for teachers

Shared parental leave procedures for local government employees

Parental Bereavement Leave

Two week’s Parental Bereavement Leave is available for all for employees who have lost a pregnancy,  or a child up to the age of 18.  Information on the policy and how to apply is available below, together with details of support services which may be helpful.

Parental Bereavement Leave