February Staff Forum Update
The staff forum met for the first time this year on Thursday 7 February to discuss the topic of Pay and Benefits. The following attended; Amanda Evans, Astrid Stubbs, Julia Murray Logue, Jo Best, Laura King Neal Young, Sharon Bridle, Siobhan Anthony, Sue Knight and Vanessa Hasted with apologies from Alan Botterill, Bee Harradine-Miles and Rachel Calver. The meeting was chaired by Neal Young with notes taken by Julia Murray Logue.
For a full summary of the meeting please click here.
The forum looked at a list of pay & benefits currently offered by CSWS. It was felt that these benefits could be better promoted. There was then a general discussion on feedback to representatives on pay and benefits.
Neal Young summarised the agreed actions
Posters to better promote the forum and encourage participation AS/JML
Update and publicise benefits list JML/AE
Posters and wallet size information cards to promote the BUPA service JML / AE
Consider what CSWS can do to recognise length of service with regard to holidays and pay NY / JML to develop proposal for Leadership Team and Board
Look at feasibility of a desk based review of roles and responsibilities with the staff forum moderating NY / JML to develop proposal for Leadership Team and Board
Look at feasibility of an introductory rate of pay during probation JML / NY