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Staff induction (Working for us)

Signs, leaflets, forms etc. (Working bilingually)

Sound clips (Working bilingually)

Staff Rewards (Our People)

As an employee you can enjoy hundreds of offers and discounts with employee benefits company iCOM Reward Works. Alongside saving on big named brands, you can also find local discounts in your area by using your Vectis Card. Simply search for participating locations when you register and log in to t...

Supporting You and Your Team (Moving forward)

We understand that making the changes to deliver better services can sometimes require support. We have developed a range of resources for you and your teams to access....

Suspension (Employee relations)

Supporting Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Staff (Equality & Diversity)

Supporting Transgender Staff (Equality & Diversity)

Sickness Absence (FAQs: Employees)

Shared Parental Leave (FAQs: Employees)

Sickness Absence (FAQs: Managers)

Shared Parental Leave (FAQs: Managers)

Secondment (Jobs & Careers)

Severance (Leaving the council)

We are committed to working with you and your recognised Trade Unions to reduce the impact of budget reductions on our services and workforce.  However, over the coming years Local Government faces a difficult economic future which could result in significant budget reduction.  This will inevitably...

Sickness Absence (HR)

Welcome to your guide to the attendance management policy, which we have separated into helpful sections, so that you can easily access the information you need. Line managers must ensure that all employees are aware of the procedure for notifying and certifying sickness absence in their departmen...

Stage 1: Attendance Management Meeting (Sickness Absence)

The purpose of the 1st Stage Attendance Management Meeting will be as follows: To review the employee’s attendance record To give the employee the opportunity to discuss any problems or raise any concerns To decide whether a medical referral is necessary To set a period over which absence leve...

Stage 2: Attendance Management Meeting (Sickness Absence)

The purpose of the 2nd Stage Attendance Management Meeting is as follows: To review the employees attendance record during the relevant period To review the steps taken to support the employee in achieving the required level of attendance To give the employee the opportunity to discuss any prob...

Stage 3: Attendance Management Meeting (Sickness Absence)

The Line Manager may be accompanied by another manager or HR Advisor at this meeting.  The employee will be informed in advance in the invite letter that the outcome of this meeting may be dismissal on the grounds of ill health capability. When considering a final decision on ill health capability i...

Sickness & annual leave (Sickness Absence)

An employee, who falls sick while on holiday, must inform their line manager immediately in order for this time to be regarded as sick leave. It is also necessary to submit a GP’s ‘Fit Note’ confirming that they would not have been fit to attend work during the affected period of their annual leave....

Shared Parental Leave (Time off work)

Supporting your digital skills (Learning and Development)

Develop your digital skills by learning, improving or refreshing your knowledge! All members of staff need to learn digital skills in order to help them at work to support our colleagues and customers. Learning digital skills could help you use different technology in work and at home! Here at L&a...

Safeguarding (Digital Induction for Care Staff)

Please see below a selection of resources that you may find useful once you are in your role: You will also need to complete the Hate Crime Mate Crime Digital Learning To make a report to Adult Safeguarding please complete an Adult Safeguarding Referral Form and forward to adultsafeguarding@carmar...

Social Care Wales Workforce Development Programme [SCWWDP] (Learning and Development)

The Social Care Wales Workforce Development Programme [SCWWDP] is funded by the Welsh Government and managed by Social Care Wales. Carmarthenshire works in partnership with Pembrokeshire and Ceredigion Councils to manage and deliver an annual plan aimed at meeting national, local and regional priori...

Safeguarding (Social Care Wales Workforce Development Programme [SCWWDP])

Social Work Best Practice (Social Care Wales Workforce Development Programme [SCWWDP])

Staying Physically Active (Lifestyle Advice)

What is physical activity?  Physical activity is any bodily movement which requires energy and is produced by the skeletal muscles. This could be anything from walking, gardening, briskly pushing a baby stroller or climbing the stairs, to playing football or even dancing the night away. Most of us...

Staying Mentally Active (Lifestyle Advice)

Keeping your mind active is vitally important to maintain good overall health and wellbeing. Continued learning through life enhances self-esteem and encourages social interaction and a more active life. The practice of setting goals, which is related to adult learning, has been strongly associated...

Switching Off and Sleeping Well (Lifestyle Advice)

Switch Off  Nowadays, we are used to our lives being busy and our minds being constantly on the go. Taking some time to ‘switch off’ and relax is vital to allow both our mind and body to have a break from the pressures of everyday life. Too much work and not enough relaxation time can lead to menta...

Stretch regularly (Lifestyle Advice)

Self-Health Check (Lifestyle Advice)

There are a range of measurements, tests and checks used by health professionals to assess many different aspects of our health and wellbeing. You may be familiar with some of these, and you may have had these checks done yourself by a GP, nurse or other health professional.  This page provides you...

Stress, Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing (Health & Wellbeing)

Stress, mental health and emotional wellbeing are all closely linked and are key factors when considering our overall health and wellbeing. Our ability to deal with the demands and pressures of everyday life is vital to maintaining our wellbeing and to reduce the risk of developing poor mental healt...

Stress (Stress, Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing)

What is Stress?  Stress is the feeling of being under too much mental or emotional pressure. Some pressure is essential to everyday living but too much pressure on a person’s coping ability can lead to psychological difficulties including stress or, if prolonged, mental health conditions such as an...

Strategies and Action Plans (Health & Wellbeing)

Self-Care Calendar (Health & Wellbeing)

Self-care includes everything related to staying well and healthy, both physically, mentally, and emotionally; it is the steps we take daily incorporating the NHS 5 Ways to Wellbeing. To connect, give, take notice, be active and keep learning. Studies suggest regular and daily self-care can build yo...

Substance Abuse (Help and Support)

Self-Help (Help and Support)

With the importance of supporting your mental health and wellbeing, we have put together some of the most useful free courses which include useful information and guidance to support you to look after your mental wellbeing in the workplace and at home....

Support Agency Quick Links (Wellbeing Support Service)

Talking through your problems is one of the key ways to tackle stress. Whether your stress is work related or non work related, not managing the symptoms can mean that both areas of your life are affected.  If you feel that you need support speak to your manager, your GP or speak to someone you fee...

Staff FAQS (Occupational Health)

Smoking (Health & Safety)

We prohibit smoking and the use of E-cigarettes in all enclosed and substantially enclosed workplaces and premises owned or occupied by us, premises used to provide any services or activities, in all enclosed and substantially enclosed vehicles used for work purposes and within the grounds of all ou...

Septmeber (Monthly Health & Safety News Articles)

Senior ICT Contacts (IT Support)

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Self Service Password Reset (IT Security)

Softphone (IT Support)

If you require to have access to Softphone, please make a request through self-service  - Make a Request / Softphone Request.  Your Request will be sent onto a member of IT to approve. NB Softphones are only required by staff who make and receive a higher volume of external calls.  Staff who commun...

Strategies & Plans (Our People)

Systems (Financial Management System - U4BW)

The Systems department deals with the general administration and maintenance of the system. Responsibilities include; Journal, budget and virement uploads Username and password queries Setting up of new users Create and administer workflows upon request First point of contact for access issue...

St Davids Park (Carmarthen)

St Clears (Meeting Rooms)

In St Clears we have meeting/training rooms in the Griffiths Jones Training Centre, Leisure Centre and The Gate. Browse through our meeting rooms in each location for further information on capacity and facilities. How to book a room Room bookings are managed using Outlook, you can check availabil...

St Clears Leisure Centre (St Clears)

Step by step guide (Meeting Rooms)

Checking availability of a room If you wish to know when a meeting room is free before organising a meeting you can easily open its calendar from Outlook’s calendar view. Step 1 Go into your own calendar – best to open it in a new Window and ensure you are in calendar view. Step 2 Click on Ho...

Step by step guide (Procurement guidance)

Please follow the steps below to find the correct procurement pathway for your purchase. Step 1 – Is there a Corporate Contract / Existing Framework? First things first, you will need to check if your need can be met from one of the Council’s corporate contracts or frameworks. These arrangements h...

Sustainability and Community Benefits (Procurement guidance)

Community Benefits We are committed to contributing to the social, economic and environmental well-being of the wider community and Procurement is a key driver for assisting us in achieving our sustainable commitments. With this aim in mind we are committed to asking tenderers to deliver Community...

Staff car parks (Travel & Parking)

We have staff car parks in Carmarthen, Llanelli, Llandeilo, Ammanford and the Nantglas depot in Cross Hands. Some are limited to members only and allocated to staff based at the offices. Arrangement for visitors (both staff and the public) vary for each car park. We recommend that visitors are advi...

Safety guidance (Travel & Parking)

School minibuses (Travel & Parking)

Staff Pool Bike Scheme (Travel & Parking)

Staff surveys (Our People)

Following Covid and the recent local elections, we want to take this opportunity to ask all staff about working for the Council, so we are launching a staff engagement survey. We will use the feedback to help improve what we do and monitor the progress we are making every year. The survey should t...

Supporting causes (Our People)

We would love to hear what you are doing to support a charity or cause close to your heart. If you are fundraising and would like to be our ‘Charity Champion’ of the month let us know by emailing marketingandmedia@carmarthenshire.gov.uk...

September 2022 (Awareness events calendar)

SEPTEMBER 2022 MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY       1 2   3       4     5   6 National Read a Book Day   7       8 International Literacy Day     9     10       11...