Policy Updates

Scotland - Human Resources - Learning Disability

Document Modified Date: 10/09/2020 17:06

Anti-Bribery Policy and Procedure

Administration Business Operations Region: | Reference: SAB18

This policy will inform staff on the anti-bribery facts and the stance {Client_Name_Official} takes on such an issue. It will guide staff on the process to follow and issues to consider.

Document Modified Date: 27/08/2020 10:48

References Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Recruitment, Induction and Training Region: | Reference: SPR23

All businesses will have staff turnover and will receive reference requests. It is important that reference requests are dealt with consistently and fairly, and that only the approved employees are able to provide them to ensure that no liability for discrimination is incurred if a reference request is dealt with inappropriately. Given the sector, employers are also required to ensure that all individuals are of good character. The policy has been reviewed and amendments made to the purpose, policy, procedure, and a new form is included.

Document Modified Date: 29/07/2020 14:23

Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: SPE07

This policy has been revised to include the reporting procedures required when concerns about modern slavery or human trafficking are raised. This policy references updated statutory guidance. Additional information has been included on the risk of modern slavery during COVID-19. Guidance on writing a Modern Slavery Statement has been added to the ‘Forms’ section of the document with a template to support the development of a statement. Indicators of modern slavery and human trafficking have been added to forms. This policy was previously entitled Anti-Slavery and Human Trafficking Policy and Procedure and was located under the Human Resources category.

Document Modified Date: 21/07/2020 13:20

Statutory Time Off Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Absence, Holidays and Sickness Region: | Reference: SPA08

This policy outlines statutory time off entitlements for employees at the service. It has been reviewed and minor changes made to the scope, purpose, objectives, procedure and key facts sections. A selection of new forms have also been added and references have been updated to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 13/07/2020 13:33

Equality and Diversity Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Equality and Human Rights Region: | Reference: SPE03

This policy underpins each employer’s approach to discrimination and equal opportunities. It can assist should any claim be brought for discrimination, as if the employer can show that it has a properly implemented equality and diversity policy, this can be used in defence of such a claim. As the sanctions for non-compliance are contained in other policies, this is more for reference purposes, hence the lower business impact. The policy has been reviewed with minimal change and a reference to bullying has been added. References and links checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 24/06/2020 14:56

Staff Loans and Advances Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Contract of Employment Region: | Reference: SPC12

This policy will inform management on the process to follow if employees request advances of wages so it is likely that this policy will be used fairly often. It has been updated with some additions, and references and links have been checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 28/05/2020 13:32

Obtaining Medical Reports Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Performance & Discipline Region: | Reference: SPP06

This policy will inform staff on the process to follow to obtain medical records for staff.

Document Modified Date: 27/05/2020 15:54

Unable to Attend Workplace Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Absence, Holidays and Sickness Region: | Reference: SPA09

The policy has been updated to make reference to furlough and explain why it is not relevant to this policy. This policy governs what steps should be taken and what considerations are taken into account when deciding if it is too dangerous for an employee to attend work due to adverse weather or other external factors out of the employee’s control.

Document Modified Date: 06/05/2020 12:40

Part-Time Employees Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Contract of Employment Region: | Reference: SPC11

This document details our approach to part-time working and the procedures that must be followed when employing part-time workers. The policy has been reviewed with minimal changes made.

Document Modified Date: 30/04/2020 13:49

Job Description – Activities Coordinator

Human Resources Job Descriptions Region: | Reference: SPJ01

This document has been updated to a new values-based job description and person specification, including responsibilities and duties of the job and personal qualities.

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