Scotland - Human Resources - Care Home
This policy has been updated to enable customisation of notice periods so that they reflect the Organisation’s employment contract information. The Employee Termination Administration Record has also been updated to include reference to Disclosure Scotland notification in cases where a member of staff is dismissed for adult support and protection reasons.
New policy describing the Staff Handbook and the need to customise the template. Revised Staff Handbook template to dovetail with current policies in the QCS Management System and the QCS App. This policy was previously called ‘Employee Handbook’.
Policy converted into new QCS format. This policy sets out the resources available to establish an efficient rota system. It highlights the need for accurate staffing levels and how to determine this based on occupancy, dependency and effective resource management. The ‘Further Reading’ section includes dependency tools that may support managers with determining this.
Policy updated and converted to the new QCS format. Policy name also changed from Code of Conduct for Social Care Workers to SSSC Code of Practice for Workers and Employers.
Employers who have 250 or more staff by 5th April each year must report their gender pay gap or they will be in breach of the Regulations.
Policy converted to new QCS format. Review of the form that now includes reference to raising concerns and infection control. Some minor changes to the body of the policy, such as acknowledging inclusivity and equality and how to respond to performance concerns when using agency workers.
New policy to comply with Duty of Candour regulations commencing 01/04/2018.
Policy converted to the new QCS format. This policy has been updated to reflect best practice recommendations from SCIE (2017) and there is additional information within the procedures section. The overarching theme of this policy is to promote health and wellbeing as well as continuing to support staff to feel involved, valued and developed to their full potential.
This policy has been reviewed and updated. There is more emphasis on best practice and the Sickness Absence Policy will now set out the process for dealing with health capability issues.
Policy converted into new QCS format.