Managers, Supervisors and Team Leaders

Managers, supervisors and team leaders are vital to the running of the University and provide important role models to the staff they supervise. These pages provide the essential information, from the beginning of the staff journey - recruitment - through day to day management, staff development and rewards, how to tackle negative issues that may occur, and what to do if a member of staff is leaving your supervision.

How to recruit new staff

In these pages, find out everything you need to know about the recruitment and selection process, from identifying a vacancy need to running inductions for new staff members.

Day to day team management

Day to day team management is varied and important, including issues such as managing staff who are off sick, looking after staff who work from home, using the Trent HR system to manage annual leave, and supporting staff during periods of change at work.

Develop and reward your team

Being part of team development is a rewarding experience. Find out about learning opportunities, the Professional Development Programme for academic staff and the Performance Development Review (PDR) - the University's annual review process for all staff.

Building your managerial skills

Your managerial skills are important. Find out about leadership and management training, 360 degree appraisals, and where to go for advice and support.

Managing negative issues

Sometimes negative issues occur. Find out how to manage ill health in your staff, disciplinary issues, and what to do if harassment or bullying is happening in the workplace.

Managing staff who are leaving

Effective management of staff leaving your team is important for everyone involved. People may resign, retire, fixed term contracts come to an end, or redundancies may occur. Also find out what to do if a member of staff dies.