7. Recruitment and pay
When an individual joins the Council he/she should generally be placed on the first spinal column point for the new grade.
It is important to note, that as a national condition, that if an employee starts between 1 April and 30 September, this employee would not receive an increment increase until the following April.
Employees starting between 1 October and 31 March will receive an increment rise after six months and thereafter April.