Voluntary redundancy

As part of the right-sizing measures, we are offering the option to apply for voluntary redundancy. This is dependent on the specific circumstances of your role and the impact it will have on the service delivery of the council.

Timeline for this programme

Activity Timescale Duration
Launch of VR Programme Wednesday 6th March 2024 n/a
Window for applications Wednesday 6th March 2024 to Friday 19th April (2 weeks Easter break 25/3 to 05/04) 6.5 weeks
HR preparing VR applications for Workforce Board Week commencing 22nd April 1 week
Workforce Board Meetings Week commencing 29th April to Friday 10th May 2 weeks
Moderation at EMT Week commencing 29th April to Friday 10th May 2 weeks
HR preparing outcome letters (approve/decline/defer) Week commencing 13th May 2024 1 week
Decision / Outcome to individual Week commencing 20th May to Friday 31st May 2024 2 weeks
Exit out of organisation (depending on notice period) Monday 3rd June – Sunday 25th August Up to 12 weeks

Apply for voluntary redundancy

Please note, the application window closed on Friday 19 April 2024.