All staff registered on the Staff Bank must be compliant with Working Time Regulations (WTR). These regulations include:-
Working Time Limits (48 Hour Week) – Adult workers (over 18), should not work more than 48 hours per week on average over a 17 week referencing period.
Rest breaks - a break during the working day- An adult worker (over 18), is entitled to a 20 minute rest break when they work more than six hours continuously.
Daily rest - Adult workers should have a break of at least 11 hours between working days/shifts. This means as an adult worker, if you finish work at 8.00 pm on Monday you should not start work until at least 7.00 am on Tuesday.
Weekly rest - Adult workers should have an uninterrupted 24 hours clear of work each week or an uninterrupted 48 hours clear each fortnight. Further guidance can be obtained from your local Human Resources or government websites.