|The University of Adelaide||Home | Faculties & Divisions | Search|
You are here:
For all enquiries please contact the Human Resources Service Centre
Download a full printable version of the University of Adelaide Enterprise Agreement 2010-2013.
All staff (other than casuals) are entitled to the following provisions. Part-time staff will accrue leave on a pro-rata basis.
Casual staff may be eligible to access unpaid carer's leave.
4.2 Personal Leave
Any reference to paid leave in this clause applies to all staff other than casuals. Unpaid carer's leave and unpaid compassionate leave apply to all staff.
All academic staff (other than casuals) employed on the date this Agreement is approved will be credited with 10 days personal leave for every year of prior continuous service with the University (pro rata for part-time).
4.2.1 Personal Leave is available:
a) because you are unfit for work because of a personal illness, or personal injury, that affects you; or
i. a personal illness, or personal injury; or
c) For the purpose of Personal leave, the definition of Family Member is included in Schedule 1 of this Agreement.
4.2.2 Paid Personal Leave
If you are full-time, you will be entitled to leave of absence with full pay at the rate of 15 working days per year and this leave shall be cumulative without limit. Part-time staff members shall be entitled to 15 working days per year paid on a pro rata basis.
a) notify your supervisor of your intended absence and its estimated duration as early as practicable on the first day of your absence (or as soon as practicable thereafter where due to exceptional circumstances notification cannot be provided on the first day of your absence); and
i. provide a medical certificate from a registered health practitioner, or a statutory declaration or other documentation that is acceptable to the University for any single period of absence of three (3) working days or more; and
b) complete the required process to record any absence taken.
You may be asked to provide a medical certificate from a registered health practitioner in lieu of a statutory declaration or other documentation for each day of personal leave taken by you for a personal illness or injury where a pattern of leave has been established.
Where a public holiday occurs during a period of personal leave or compassionate leave, that day does not count as a period of personal leave.
If you are eligible for paid personal leave during a period of annual leave, upon application you will be re-credited the annual leave for each day you are eligible for paid personal leave.
4.2.3 Unpaid Carer's Leave
You are entitled to two (2) days of unpaid carer's leave for each occasion (a permissible occasion) when a member of your family, or a member of your household, requires care or support because of:
a) a personal illness, or personal injury; or
Taking unpaid carer's leave
a) You may take unpaid carer's leave if the leave is taken to provide care or support as mentioned in clause 4.2.3.
i. a single continuous period of up to two (2) days; or
c) You cannot take unpaid carer's leave if you could instead take paid personal leave.