Job Sharer Employment Agreement Template

Job Share Employment ContractUpdated

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The Job Share Employment Contract provides for a structured form of part time working, where two people share one job. The duties of the job are split, and the hours, pay and benefits of the full-time job are divided in direct proportion to the number of hours that each job-sharer works. This contract is designed for simplicity’s sake on the basis of a 50/50 split in the burden of the work and includes time when both workers will ‘overlap’ in order to assure continuity in the office.

This Employment Contract covers the requirements of a Standard Form Section One Statement. This contract complies with these requirements and must be provided to the employee or worker by day one of employment.

Job Sharing has become increasingly popular as a form of part time or flexible working as it grants flexibility to the employees concerned and also to the Company, especially if there is some overlap of the job-sharer’s hours built in during very busy periods.

This contract contains an important clause which clarifies what will happen if one job share partner decides to leave or is transferred within the Company. It ensures that the employer has maximum flexibility in handling such a situation.

Employers should always discuss this possibility with Job Sharers before any Job Share agreement is entered into.

This contract includes the following sections:


1. General
2. Scope
3. Duties and Job Title
4. Date of Commencement/Date of Continuous Employment
5. Hours of Work
6. Place of Work
7. Work outside the UK

8. Remuneration and Benefits

9. Collective Agreements
10. Holidays
11. Other paid leave.

12. Training.

13. Sickness Absence
14. Maternity and Paternity Rights
15. Pension
16. Other Work
17. Non-Compulsory Retirement
18. Mobility
19. Grievance Procedure
20. Disciplinary Procedure
21. Staff Handbook and Employment Policies
22. Termination of Employment
23. Data Protection
24. Changes to Terms and Conditions of Employment
25. Severability
26. Governing Law
27. Right to Work in the UK

This Job Share Employment Contract is in open format. Either enter the requisite details in the highlighted fields or adjust the wording to suit your purposes.

Clauses with optional and alternative phrases
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