Starting Salary Rationale Form

This form should be used to provide rationale for a starting salary being above the minimum pay point as allowed in the Agenda for Change terms and conditions of service.  It should only be used for the following candidates:

  • Individuals not employed by the NHS prior to commencing their employment with the Trust
  • Individuals employed by the NHS prior to commencing their employment with the Trust but have had a break in service of 3 months or more.
  • Individuals employed by the NHS prior to commencing their employment with the Trust but not on Agenda for Change terms and conditions.
  • Individuals employed by the NHS and has relevant experience working at a higher level.   

Starting Salary Rationale Form

Section A - Position Details
Section B - Candidate Details
Section C - Comparable Service (Part 1)
Detail in this section all the service which has been assessed as comparable with/higher than the position offered. Service/experience in less responsible/less senior roles should NOT be included.
Section C - Comparable Service (Extra 1)
Section C - Comparable Service (Extra 2)
Section C - Comparable Service (Extra 3)
Section C - Comparable Service (Extra 4)
Section C - Comparable Service (Extra 5)
Section C - Comparable Service (Extra 6)
Section C - Comparable Service (Part 2)
Section D - General Comments
Section E - Requested by

Form last reviewed:04/09/20

Form Owner: Sophie Thomas