How do I log sickness? (Desktop)

Modified on Fri, 22 Dec 2023 at 02:36 PM

Woken up feeling like death and don't think that you're going to make it to your shift? It's probably a good idea to let your manager know before they call and make you feel even worse.


  1. Click on your profile picture in the bottom left of the screen, and select 'My Profile' from the list.
  2. You will be taken to your profile summary page; click the 'Absences' tab on the left of the screen.
  3. Click the 'Add Absence' button at the top right of the screen.
  4. In the resulting form, fill out the start date for your sickness, and choose whether your sick leave started in the morning or the afternoon.
  5. If the sickness you're logging is in the past you can fill out when it continued until as well; if the sickness is ongoing you can leave this blank. Either you or your line manager can update it once you're better.
  6. Next, choose the type of sickness that you're logging.
  7. If you want to add a note for your manager against the sickness you can enter this in the 'Message' field.
  8. Once you're happy with the record click to confirm at the bottom of the form. The record will be emailed to your supervisor for their reference.

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