Human Resources and Workforce Development

Supporting a range of solutions to meet the organisational challenges of a changing health service.

Providing support and advice for Human Resources and occupational health and safety policies, processes and practices.

Areas of support include:

  • enquiries and advice on Human Resources and workforce development
  • policy and case management
  • terms and conditions, contractual and pay
  • employee relations and reward
  • organisational learning and development
  • workforce information and systems

NSS HR Connect

Our staff can get more support and information at our HR Connect website.

Facility Time in NSS

The Trade Union (Facility Time Publication Requirements) Regulations 2017 requires all public sector bodies to publish specific information about facility time annually by 31 July.

The data listed below is based on the period from 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019.

1. Relevant Union Officials

What was the total number of your employees who were relevant union officials during the relevant period? 

Number of employees who were relevant union officials during the relevant period

Full time equivalent employee number

45

7

2. Percentage of time spent on facility time

How many of your employees who were relevant union officials employed during the relevant period spent a) 0%, b) 1%-50%, c) 51%-99% or d) 100% of their working hours on facility time? 

Percentage of Time

Number of Employees

0%

3

1%-50%

40

51%-99%

0

100%

2

 

For the period 1 April 2018 to 31 arch 2019 there were a total of 2 employees who spent 100% of their working hours on facility time.  For the same period there were a total of 43 employees who were part-time, 40 of whom spent 1% - 50% of their working hours on facility time.

3. Percentage of pay bill spent on facility time

Total Cost of Facility Time

£288,763

Total Pay Bill

£153,692,000

 

Percentage of total pay bill spent on facility time

0.19%

4. Paid trade union activities  

Percentage of total paid facility time hours

29%

 

Brands

Services

Contact

NSS Resourcing and Recruitment

Phone: 0131 275 7700

Email: NSS.WFRS@nhs.net


Resourcing and Recruitment
Gyle Square
1 South Gyle Crescent
Edinburgh
EH12 9EB 

NSS Healthy Working Lives

Phone: 0131 275 7441

Email: nss.healthy-working-lives@nhs.net


Healthy Working Lives
Gyle Square
1 South Gyle Crescent
Edinburgh
EH12 9EB

 

NSS Occupational Health

Phone: 0131 275 6360

Email: nss.occupationalhealth@nhs.net


Occupational Health
Gyle Square
1 South Gyle Crescent
Edinburgh
EH12 9EB

 

NSS Health and Safety

Phone: 0131 275 7671

Email: nss.healthy-working-lives@nhs.net


Health and Safety
Gyle Square
1 South Gyle Crescent
Edinburgh
EH12 9EB

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