Scotland - Human Resources - Domiciliary Care
This policy governs how and when an employer needs to carry out a PVG check along with the PVG receipt form. It has been reviewed and merged with the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy and Procedure which has now been archived. This is to ensure clarity and avoid any crossover. The policy also now includes the new position on PVG application during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Policy reviewed with minimal change. References and links checked and remain current. This policy will guide management with letters and forms to use when an employee is resigning from their post. Following this guidance will ensure employment law is adhered to.
New: This policy contains template documents for employees’ terms and conditions, as well as variations of terms and conditions. It has been reviewed with all forms updated to ensure they remain current with the Employment Rights Act 1996. References also updated.
Policy reviewed with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current. This policy will help staff with implementing a training plan and includes forms to apply for training and record who attended the various training courses.
Policy reviewed with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current, a new form to record staff allergies had been added. This policy will guide staff with recruitment and retention which are such a vital part to get right for organisations, this policy should be reviewed by staff responsible for any part of the induction process.
The policy was reviewed with minimal change, references and links remain current. The uptake of shared parental leave has been incredibly low since its introduction and this is not likely to change in the near future unless there are some severe changes to how the system works. It is therefore unlikely that any client will receive a request for SPL but it is important that they have a policy in place should that happen.
This policy has been updated to include new forms; a Manager’s Guidance Note on how to prepare a Gender Pay Gap Report, a template Gender Pay Gap Report and a template Memorandum. This policy will not apply to all employers as it is only relevant to those who have 250 or more staff as of 5 April of each year. However, if an employer is captured by this then they must comply with the requirement to report their Gender Pay Gap. This policy provides detailed guidance on how to do this.
This policy governs both holiday entitlement and the process to book holidays. It sets out the minimum legal requirements in relation to annual leave and also includes specific guidance relating to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic and furlough leave. The policy has been amended to update the reference period to calculate holiday entitlement for those with irregular hours of work from 12 weeks to 52 weeks. Amendments have also been made to update the travel restrictions and holiday carry over.
This policy has been reviewed and amendments made within the ‘Forms’ section, including a revised individual consultation checklist. References have been reviewed and updated. This policy will guide staff on the process to follow if redundancy is being considered for any staff member.
This policy has been reviewed with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current. It is unlikely that use of this policy will be commonplace. However, the implications in the event it is necessary for the service to apply this policy can be serious. The policy provides a framework for substance abuse issues and the practical steps are dealt with under the Discipline Policy and Procedure and the Capability Policy and Procedure.