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Employee Self Service

The introduction of eESS will be much more than a change of 'HR' systems - it will mean a fundamental change to working practices for everyone, particularly so, for Employee Self Service system.

CLICK HERE FOR: eESS Employee Quick Start Guide - Employees

All employees will have access to Employee Self Service and will be responsible for keeping their own personal details up to date.   Below is a list of actions employees can view/action:

Employee Self Service

Equality and diversity information – age, gender, religion etc

    • the short video above shows you how to update this information

View personal details

    • Name, address, date of birth etc

Change address

  • Always use “Type” Primary Home Country address

Change contact information

  • Emergency Contact details/Next of Kin details

Update Professional Qualification/Registration/Membership details

    • Certificates, Highers, Degrees etc
    • Line Manager will approve once evidence is presented

Other Non NHS Employment (Secondary Employment, including Self Employed)

    • Includes self employed, ad hoc work and contracted work

Applying for Adoption Leave 

  • Matching certificate must be retained by line manager 

Applying for Maternity Leave 

  • MATB1 certificate must be retained by line manager

Applying for Paternity Leave 

  • Copy of MATB1 must be retained by line manager

 Useful Information

 Full access to all Employee Self Service Standard Operating Procedures and eLearning video's is available via: https://www.eess.nhs.scot/ess/