Employee Self-Service

iTrent2What is Employee Self-Service?

Employee Self-Service, or ESS, will give you direct control of the personal information we hold for you on the HR/Payroll system through a fully secure and user-friendly website. It can be accessed through any internet enabled device, including personal computers, smartphones and tablets.

The functions available through ESS are:

  • View, download and print current and historical payslips
  • View bank details and view and change personal contact details such as address and emergency contacts
  • View job details, hours and reporting manager
  • View absence history
  • Request paid special leave


If you have an @aberdeenshire email address – click here to access ESS

If prompted, your user name is your @aberdeenshire email address

If you DO NOT have an @aberdeenshire email address – click here to access ESS

If prompted, your user name is the one assigned to you in your registration email.

Please note that ESS is currently only available to those employed within Business Services, Infrastructure Services and Children’s Services only. We are working to a rolling implementation programme which will provide ESS access to all employees by March 2017. You will be notified directly when ESS becomes available within your Service.

Guidance & Useful Information

1. Getting Started

2. Home Page

3. Personal Details

4. Absence Details

5. Pay & Benefit Details

6. Employment Details

7. Logging Off

8. FAQs