Scotland - Human Resources - Mental Health
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.
Reviewed with minor changes to ensure references up to date.
Policy reviewed with minor amendments to clarify this is a Human Resources policy and relates to staff, not people who use the service.
Reviewed to be compatible with the principles of the new care standards in Scotland. Also included is reference to the SSSC Codes of Practice for Workers and Employers.
Brought policy into line with new format. Added references to Disclosure Scotland, the PVG scheme and SSSC registration.
Policy has been converted into new policy format. Policy references relevant legislation and guidance. Policy also makes it clear what is considered smoking and the sanctions for breaching the policy.
Updated policy into new format. Additional section regarding investigation, updated legislation with Criminal Courts Act 2015 and additional references.
The policy name has been changed from Working Alone Policy and Procedure to Lone Working Policy and Procedure.
The policy has more clearly recognised the importance of risk assessments prior to the delivery of a service by a lone worker, and has defined the procedure to ensure that appropriate resources are available to promote the health, safety and welfare of lone workers.
This Recruitment Pack has been updated to expand on the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.