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Overtime

For guidance on who is eligible to work overtime please see below:

  • For staff in grades 1 – 6 who work a specified five-day week and are not designated shiftworkers, overtime will be paid on the basis of 1½ x basic rate where the overtime is worked on a designated working day or on the first rest day and at 2 x basic rate for the second rest day, for bank holidays and for University closure days.

  • For staff in grades 1 – 6 who are contracted to work any five out of seven days and are not designated shiftworkers, overtime will be paid on the basis of 1½ x basic rate where the overtime is worked on the first six working days and at 2 x basic rate for the 7th day, for bank holidays and for University closure days. 

  • Overtime for shiftworkers in grades 1 – 6 will be paid at 1 ½ x basic rate for the first 10 hours and at 2 x basic rate thereafter for hours worked within a single shift cycle.

  • For staff in grade 7 or above overtime is not payable, but a formal TOIL policy has been introduced which is applicable to all staff in the University. 

Please note that all overtime must be authorised in advance by the Executive Dean/Head of Department or other authorised nominee.  To obtain an overtime form please click the link below.