Statutory Leave: Full time staff are entitled to 10 statutory and public holidays per year. For staff that work less than full time hours this leave is pro rata and is calculated in hours.
The expected dates of bank and public holidays in Northern Ireland for this year, and the next year are listed below.
|New Year's Day||
|St Patrick's Day||
|Early May Bank Holiday||
Bank holiday for the Coronation of HM King Charles III
|Spring Bank Holiday||
|12th July Holiday||
|Summer Bank Holiday||
New Year's Day 2024
|1 January 2024|
When the usual date falls on a Saturday or Sunday, the 'substitute day' is normally the following Monday.
Time off for employees
Though many HSC employees receive the day off work on bank and public holidays, due to the nature of our services some staff will have to work on these days. Any right to time off or extra pay for working on a public holiday will be detailed in your contract of employment.
Full-time staff are entitled to the following levels of annual leave.
- On Entry - 27 days
- After 5 years service - 29 days
- After 10 years service - 33 days
For staff who work less than full-time hours this leave is pro-rata and is calculated in hours.