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HR Applications

HR Applications



Self-Service HR applications are available to enable both staff and managers to maintain information via a network browser relating to personal and team data, payroll, absence, leave booking and vacancies.



Midland Trent is a human resources management software package and includes the following

Manager Self Service is provided via the web-based ITrent HR system and allows managers access to relevant personal and employment/contractual information for the employees who report to them. Managers can also consider holiday/TOIL requests, authorise overtime/additional hours and manage sickness absence. Manager Self Service is is accessed via:


Employee Self Service is available to all staff and is an efficient way of checking and updating your personal information and streamlining important processes such as, booking holiday, learning events/courses, viewing payslips and absence details as well as submitting claims for additional hours/overtime. Employee Self-service is accessed via:

HR Service

Web Recruitment is the service enabling staff/students and external people to view, current vacancies and apply. Web Recruitment is available to access via the following link below:

Web Recruitment



Experienced IT staff are available as your first point of contact for support and advice on all things relating to supported IT services Monday to Friday 0800 hours to 1700 hours*

We encourage staff to report issues and ask for services online via: itselfservice.plymouth.ac.uk

Alternatively, support can be contacted on 01752 588588

Outside these hours, telephone calls are transferred to a TIS out-of-hours support team who can offer assistance for common IT issues or record and escalate more complex queries for attention during core office hours.

We offer 24 hour support for disruption to iTrent (see Service Components below)

For further information on support use the following hyperlink:

IT Self Help


*excluding Bank Holidays and other University occasional holiday dates.

Service Owner:

HR Operations and Systems Support Manager


Related Services:  

Financial Applications

Student Administration Applications

Assessment Applications

Student Coursework Receipting Services

Timetabling and Room Booking Services

Student Relationship Management Services

Specialist Software Services


Service Components:


Employee Self-Service (ESS)

Management Self-Service (MSS)

Staff Profile PPP

Health and Safety e-Learning

Web Recruitment

Occupational Health Appointments Service

International Students



Modified 13/03/2018