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You must be disabled under the Equality Act 2010 and should expect to have at least one year’s service in your present position. You also need to have not been on attachment in the last 12 months.
If you are an employee, then this will be treated as an attachment for 8 months, after which you will return to your substantive role. For more information, please see the Guide to Attachments.
Yes, you do need to gain approval from your line manager.
Employees who are offered a placement which would incur additional residential and/or travelling costs may be eligible for attachment allowances. This will be agreed with you before the placement starts in line with the Guide to Attachments.
In some cases, the placements may provide you an opportunity to act up in terms of grade and/or salary or may involve the offer of different conditions of service. We will discuss this with you prior to starting your placement and you maybe offered ‘acting’ terms and conditions. When the placement ends, you return to your ‘parent’ department and your substantive terms and conditions
Salaries for the placements have been calculated in line with the role, responsibilities and grade. As above, we will discuss this with you prior to starting your placement and you may be offered ‘acting’ terms and conditions if appropriate.
Flexibility allowance will only be paid if the placement role requires it, in line with BBC Guide to Flexibility and Unpredictability Allowance.