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The University’s Carers Leave Policy and procedure outlines the process and eligibility of employees with caring responsibilities to request paid leave to deal with instances associated with their status as a carer.

For the purposes of this policy, a carer is defined a

"a person providing unpaid care to family members, friends, neighbours, or others because of long-term physical or mental health, disability, or age-related problems."


Sources of Information and Support

Find an overview of support, initiatives, and guidance relating to caring using the links below:

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