Is this for you?

It’s for all Barnardo's employees.

Key points

  • Managers should produce a business case/rationale and discuss the individual’s suitability for homeworking before agreeing to the role. 
  • You can request working from home by using the Flexible working request form
  • Homeworking might constitute a reasonable adjustment for disabled employees. For more information see the Health and safety and Accessibility passport pages.
  • Managers and homeworkers must ensure they're aware of the health and safety requirements, including the requirement to complete the Homeworking risk assessment form.
  • Any ill health which may be associated with work, or defects in equipment supplied by Barnardo’s, must be reported immediately to line managers
  • Homeworkers must complete core induction learning and are subject to the same policies and procedures as office-based employees.
  • Where feasible, homeworkers will be expected to undertake a reasonable office commute when required, travelling at their own cost and in their own time.

Your responsibilities

Line managers are responsible for ensuring, so far as is reasonably practicable, the health, safety and welfare of their staff.  

Employees are responsible for ensuring they take care of the health and safety of themselves and others when working from home. 

Resources for working at home

Please access Content Server to see what allowances you're entitled to and a recommended equipment list for when working at home.

Download policy documents

Published
5 August 2019
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