Contractual continuity of service
Reckonable service for Pay
12.1 No reckonable service for pay will apply. The value of the salary with the previous employer will be used to determine the starting salary. The employee will be appointed to the next equal or higher point on the pay scale. Staff with no previous equivalent experience will commence on the minimum point of the pay scale of the appropriate Band.
Reckonable Service for annual leave
12.2 For annual leave all periods of relevant reckonable service within the UK NHS or IOM Department of Health or Department of Social Care will be applied. With the exception of the additional 2 days entitlement effective from 2010 which is based on 20 years service with the IOM Department of Health or Department of Social Care.
Reckonable Service for Sick Leave
12.3 For Sick Leave the employee’s start date in a substantive post with contracted hours within the Isle of Man Department of Health or Department of Social Care will be applied.
Reckonable Service for Maternity Leave
12.4 For Maternity Leave all previous UK NHS or Department of Health or Department of Social Care service will be applied.
Re-appointment of previous NHS employees
12.5 On returning to NHS employment, a previous period or periods of NHS service will be counted towards the employee’s entitlement to annual leave.
12.6 If there is a dispute it is employee’s responsibility to provide evidence for contractual continuity of service or reckonable service within 6 months of start date.
Break in service
12.7 A break in service constitutes 12 months not employed within either NHS or Department of Health or Department of Social Care.