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For Clergy Leaving Ministry or Moving to a Post in a Different Diocese

Please can all clergy, where a deed of resignation is not required, complete a move notification form?  This form provides HR and Stipends personnel with leaving dates, new contact information and, if applicable, details for payroll purposes.

Move Notification Form

 

Returning to Work After Sickness Absence

The Church Commissioners Clergy Payments department ask us to confirm when clergy return to work after an absence due to sick leave.  In order to help us do this, please either complete the End of Absence - Return to Work form which can be downloaded using the link below, or email either Maxine Southwick (maxine.southwick@chester.anglican.org) or Liz Geddes (liz.geddes@chester.anglican.org) to confirm your return date.

Return to Work Form

 

For Clergy Applying for a post in Chester Diocese

Clergy Application Form

 

Becoming a Parent?  Please complete the relevant form below.

Paternity Leave (Form SC3): You must discuss your leave plans with your employer and tell them what time off you want by the 15th week before the week the baby is due.  You can change your mind, but you must give your employer 28 days notice of the dates.  You can choose to take one or two whole weeks leave, but not two separate weeks, which must end by the 56th day after the date of birth.  If the baby is born early  you can choose to take your leave any time between the actual date of birth and the end of an eight-week period starting from the Sunday of the week the baby was originally due.  You cannot take odd days off, but the weeks can start on any day, for example, from Tuesday to Monday.

You must complete this form and return it to the HR Department (Church House, 5500 Daresbury Park, Daresbury, Warrington, WA4 4GE) by the 15th week before the week the baby is due before you want to start receiving SPP.

Ordinary Statutory Paternity Pay/ordinary paternity leave – becoming a parent

 

Adoption Leave (Form SC4):  You must discuss your leave plans with your employer and tell them what time off you want within seven days of the date the adoption agency told the person adopting the child that they have been matched with the child.  You can change your mind, but you must give your employer 28 days notice of the new date.  You can choose to take one or two whole weeks leave which must end by the 56th day after the date the child is placed with the person adopting them.  You cannot take odd days off work, but the weeks can start on any day, for example, Tuesday to Monday.

You must complete this form and return it to the HR Department (Church House, 5500 Daresbury Park, Daresbury, Warrington, WA4 4GE) at least 28 days before you want to start receiving OSPP. If you are a parental order parent you must complete this form and return it to us by the end of the 15th week before the week the baby is due.  Please read the notes on the form carefully to ensure you are giving the correct amount of notice.

Ordinary Statutory Paternity Pay/ordinary paternity leave – becoming an adoptive parent

 

 

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Clergy Information
This information has been produced with the intention of providing advice and help on a range of practical issues regarding your ministry and informing you about the support and services available within the Diocese.
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