Staff absence

Information to help staff report and manage absence from work.

On this page

Policies and supporting information


How you should report your absence if you are a member of staff and are sick due to illness or injury. Sickness absence reporting and return to work forms.


Information about the types of leave of absence and the procedure for making an application.


This Policy and Procedure provides a framework for dealing with situations where a member of staff is unable to perform their job, due to long-term physical or mental health conditions.


Information for managers on managing staff absence.


If you are a member of staff returning from absence then a confidential discussion will take place with your manager on your return using the return to work form.


Information about the types of special leave that can be considered by the University including leave for voluntary public service, volunteer reserve forces, jury service, and tribunals.


Director of People
University of Dundee
Tower Building, 7th Floor
Perth Road
Dundee, DD1 4HN

+44 (0)1382 386999