Supporting staff to reach their potential and achieve success Supporting staff to reach their potential and achieve success

We understand the importance of supporting and advancing careers and are actively working to support staff and their career choices to enable them to reach their potential and achieve success. This includes providing training opportunities and establishing a robust appraisal and line management process. 

Recent initiatives include: 

Promotion Workshop: An opportunity to increase understanding of the process, speak to Promotion Committee members and hear from colleagues across the Faculty on their promotion experiences.  A new promotion workshop for research associates was implemented in 2019.

Promotion application exemplars: Anonymised exemplars of successful and well written promotion applications for sharing best practice 

Induction schedules and packages: Clear induction arrangements for new staff with an Induction pack of useful information and resources 

Leadership training opportunities: Via the UEA internal training scheme for all staff and through external schemes including the Aurora network

Appraisal and mentoring scheme: For all staff for career development, promotion support and inductions.

Staff Development Funding: Clear process for applying for funding for professional and personal development for all staff.

Study Leave: Structured process for academics to enable completion of professional qualifications.

Return to work fund: Structured process for all staff to apply for funding to enable smooth return to work after a period of leave.