The University values and recognises the contribution made by its staff and is committed, where reasonable, to maintain security of employment. The University will therefore be pro-active and make all reasonable efforts to support employees at risk of redundancy or who may be subject to redeployment for other reasons, to continue their employment with the University.

Information for staff and managers 

Redeployment policy (PDF - 113KB)
This document sets out how redeployment is managed at the University and includes information on

  • eligibility for redeployment
  • roles and responsibilities within redeployment
  • the redeployment period
  • the use of trial period(s)

Redeployment procedure (PDF - 727KB)
This document provides information on

  • accessing redeployment
  • what is involved in the redeployment meeting with HR
  • the procedure for recruitment and selection to vacant posts
  • FAQs on redeployment

Support for redeployees

In order to support redeployment candidates the University advertises all support staff posts and Academic-Related and Research Grade 6 and 7 posts exclusively to redeployment candidates on its redeployment website for five working days prior to further advertising.

Search vacancies:

People and Organisational Development (POD) offer courses which support redeployment candidates in looking for a new job. 

You could also look at external sources of advice for example from on finding a job (links to external website)

Support for managers

For further advice or guidance please contact your HR team.

Related links

Recruitment and selection

Redeployment jobs website

Support courses and coaching