Policy Updates

Wales - Human Resources - Domiciliary Care

Document Modified Date: 03/03/2021 11:15

Staff Loans and Advances Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Contract of Employment Region: | Reference: WPC12

It is common for an employee to request advances of wages so it is likely that this policy will be used fairly often. A new application form has been added to the policy to make it clearer how staff can request an advance or loan. The existing form has been updated as an employer confirmation form. References also checked to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 23/02/2021 16:40

DBS/Disclosure Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Recruitment, Induction and Training Region: | Reference: WPR04

This policy has been updated to merge both the DBS/Disclosure Policy and Procedure and the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy and Procedure to ensure clarity and avoid any crossover. The policy also now includes the new position on DBS filtering. This policy governs how and when an employer needs to carry out a DBS check along with the categories of employee who should be subject to a DBS check from a regulatory perspective.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2021 12:04

Statement of Main Terms and Conditions of Employment – Variation

Human Resources Contract of Employment Region: | Reference: WPC13

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 to the Employment Rights Act 1996. References have also been updated.

Document Modified Date: 12/02/2021 13:00

Shared Parental Leave Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Absence, Holidays and Sickness Region: | Reference: WPA10

Due to the change is societal norms, statistics indicate that it is expected that the uptake of Shared Parental Leave will soon become more prevalent. It is therefore important that clients are well informed about this policy and are aware of the correct way in which the policy is to be implemented. It has been reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 22/01/2021 17:26

Redundancy Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Miscellaneous Region: | Reference: WPM04

This policy will support with the redundancy process. It has been reviewed and amendments made within the ‘Forms’ section including a revised individual consultation checklist. References have been reviewed and updated.

Document Modified Date: 13/01/2021 17:12

Staff Rota Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Miscellaneous Region: | Reference: WPM14

This policy will support a service in the process of rota planning for staff. It has been updated with a new weekly rota template and example, and references have also been checked to ensure they remain current. A rota planner document can also be found in the Resource Centre of the QCS Management System.

Document Modified Date: 06/11/2020 15:44

Training Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Recruitment, Induction and Training Region: | Reference: WPR25

This policy will support with the training and development needs of staff at the service. It has been updated to include reference to the registration requirement with Social Care Wales. Sections 4.8, 5.7 and 5.10 added. New reference also included and existing ones checked to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 12/10/2020 14:23

Retirement Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Miscellaneous Region: | Reference: WPM05

This policy will support the process where employees are considering retirement. It has been reviewed with 2 new documents added to the ‘Forms’ section. References have been checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 12/10/2020 11:55

Moonlighting Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Performance & Discipline Region: | Reference: WPP05

This policy governs the rules when an employee or worker is seeking work with a third-party employer. It ensures that there is a process for permission to be sought and granted for employees by employers and also makes workers aware of their obligation to ensure that their employer knows how many hours they may be working elsewhere. The policy outlines the obligations that an employer is subject to, to ensure that there is no breach of the Working Time Regulations and any Health and Safety legislation and/or guidance as well as ensuring a two-way dialogue is created to share the necessary information between both parties. The policy has been updated to simplify the wording and procedures and also to introduce the option of a trial period for private working so long as this is subject to the employer being fully aware and in control of this and the Key Facts section has been updated to take account of this. An additional useful form has been added to request details of work done by the

Document Modified Date: 09/10/2020 09:59

Relationships at Work Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Absence, Holidays and Sickness Region: | Reference: WPM18

This policy provides guidance regarding personal relationships at work. It has been reviewed with minor changes made. A section on the recruitment of individuals who are related to an employee has been added to the ‘Policy’ section. References and links have been reviewed and remain current.

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