Policy Updates

Scotland - Human Resources - Care Home

Document Modified Date: 24/01/2019 10:05

Notice Periods Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Contract of Employment Region: | Reference: SPC10

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.

Document Modified Date: 09/01/2019 16:25

Staff Handbook

Human Resources Contract of Employment Region: | Reference: SPC07

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’.

Document Modified Date: 08/01/2019 12:09

Staff Rota Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Miscellaneous Region: | Reference: SPM09

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.

Document Modified Date: 04/12/2018 16:31

SSSC Code of Practice for Workers and Employers Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Recruitment, Induction and Training Region: | Reference: SPR03

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.

Document Modified Date: 22/11/2018 16:28

Gender Pay Reporting Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Equality & Disability Region: | Reference: SPE08

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.

Document Modified Date: 09/11/2018 11:07

Agency Staff Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Contract of Employment Region: | Reference: SPC01

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.

Document Modified Date: 20/07/2018 08:49

Duty of Candour Policy and Procedure

Administration Registration & Compliance Region: | Reference: SAR38

New policy to comply with Duty of Candour regulations commencing 01/04/2018.

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Document Modified Date: 20/07/2018 08:48

Staff Retention Policy and Procedure

Quality Assurance Human Resources Quality Assurance Region: | Reference: SQP04

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.

Document Modified Date: 19/07/2018 16:51

Capability Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Performance & Discipline Region: | Reference: SPP07

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.

Document Modified Date: 11/05/2018 12:19

Disabled Workers Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Equality & Disability Region: | Reference: SPE06

Policy converted into new QCS format.

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