This policy forms a part of Ashford & St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (ASPH) people strategy to being a great place to work and be a patient, where we listen, empower and value everyone.
The Trust has a duty to promote equality of opportunity and the removal of discrimination where it is found to exist and will apply this policy fairly and consistently irrespective of race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, transgender status, caring responsibilities, flexible working status, pregnancy, relationship status, staff association or trade union activity,
For the majority of non-medical staff within the NHS, the NHS Job Evaluation Scheme is used as a means of determining pay bands for posts. The purpose of this system, known as Agenda for Change, is to ensure equal pay for work of equal value.
This Policy and Procedure describes the local implementation of the NHS Job Evaluation Scheme at the Trust which is fair, non-discriminatory and collectively agreed.
|Compiled by:||Human Resources Department|
|Ratified by:||Trust Executive Committee|
|Date Ratified:||September 2021|
|Date Issued:||October 2021|
|Review Date:||September 2024|
|Contact name:||HR Business Partners, Employee Relations Manager, HR Advisors|