Annual leave and general public holidays

13.1 Staff will receive the entitlement to Annual Leave and general public holidays as set out in Table 6 (see Section 12 for provisions governing reckonable service).

Table 6

Length of service Annual leave and General public holidays (GPH)
Annual leave and General public holidays (GPH)
Effective 1 April 2018
On appointment 27 plus 10 GPH 202½ plus 75 GPH
After 5 years 29 plus 10 GPH 217½ plus 75 GPH
After 10 years 33 plus 10 GPH 247½ plus 75 GPH
Effective 1 April 2010 staff with 20 years Isle of Man Department of Health and Department of Social Care service will receive the following entitlement
20 years 35 plus 10 GPH 262½ plus 75 GPH

13.2 A General Public Holiday will constitute the hours from midnight to midnight of the day designated as a General Public Holiday. Any additional General Public Holidays, if awarded, will be on a pro rata basis of a standard 7.5 hour day.

The General Public Holidays are designated as:

  • New Years Day
  • Good Friday
  • Easter Monday
  • May Day
  • Spring Bank Holiday
  • Senior Race Day
  • Tynwald Day
  • August Bank Holiday
  • Christmas Day
  • Boxing Day