If you don’t find the information you are looking for, please contact the HR service desk.
Maternity, Paternity and Adoption
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.
Sickness, absence and leave
Details of our policies and procedures for Supporting Attendance at Work, including what to do if you are off sick, and support available to all staff, can be found in our Sickness and Absence sections –
For advice on annual leave and entitlement calculations please contact us at: HRemployeerelationsenquiries@argyll-bute.gov.uk
Normal opening hours for Council Offices are Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm, except Public Holidays (see below for public holiday lists).
Please note that some offices/schools may have different opening hours or Public Holidays to those outlined in the attachments. Please contact the appropriate office/school for specific details.
School holidays can be found on the website in the school holidays section
Time off for dependants domestic emergencies procedure – This allows employees to take a short amount of unpaid time off – one or two days – during working hours, when it is reasonable for them to do so, in order to deal with ‘domestic incidents’.
Hybrid and Flexible Working
Read our policy and procedure, and find out how to submit a request to change the way you work:
Protection of Vulnerable Groups
Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) Registration
This policy is for all employees requiring to register with the SSSC.
For all Council employees requiring Registration with SSSC – to be used in conjunction with the SSSC Registration Policy