Policy Updates

Wales - Registration - Supported Living

Document Modified Date: 13/07/2020 13:01

Equality and Diversity Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Equality and Human Rights Region: | Reference: WPE03

This policy underpins each employer’s approach to discrimination and equal opportunities. It has been reviewed and some content changes made, including reference to ‘bullying’ as a form of discrimination. References have also been added in the ‘Further Reading’ section.

Document Modified Date: 09/07/2020 11:13

Working Time Regulations Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Miscellaneous Region: | Reference: WPM13

Legislation has been inserted with reference to the Working Times (Coronavirus) (Amendment) Regulations 2020. A new procedure has been included to confirm that employees are now entitled to carry 4 weeks’ paid leave into the following two annual leave years if prevented from taking holidays due to Coronavirus. A new form ‘Notice to take annual leave under Regulation 15(2) WTR 1998‘ and further references have been added, whilst the Welsh Lines of Enquiry have also been added.

Document Modified Date: 02/07/2020 13:36

Absenteeism Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Performance & Discipline Region: | Reference: WPP01

The policy has been updated to streamline the structure and add new useful documents. The references have also been updated and Welsh Lines of Enquiry added.

Document Modified Date: 17/06/2020 09:05

Grievances Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Performance & Discipline Region: | Reference: WPP04

This policy is one of the main policies governing the relationship between employees and their employers. It sets out a formal process that an employer is obliged to deal with. It has been reviewed with no significant changes and references have been checked to ensure they remain current. One extra further reading reference has been included.

Document Modified Date: 09/06/2020 12:51

DBS/Disclosure Policy and Procedure

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

Policy updated with a new Procedural section in relation to ‘overseas criminal records checks’. Guidance to support this process has also been included in the References section.

Document Modified Date: 27/05/2020 16:34

Unable to Attend Workplace Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Absence, Holidays and Sickness Region: | Reference: WPA09

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. Reference have also been checked and updated and the Welsh Lines of Enquiry added in to support how this policy meets the regulations.

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

Individual Personal Planning Policy and Procedure

Care Planning Risk Assessment & Care Planning Region: | Reference: WCP20

Policy converted into the new QCS format and strengthened with information regarding safety, end of life care and partnership participation. Reference to GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018 included.

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

Training Policy and Procedure

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

Updated to reflect changes in training requirements. The policy includes key facts and evidence to support outstanding practice. This policy covers all staff groups in the service and references All Wales Induction Framework. This document has a new reference code, the previous code was WPR14.

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

Induction and Onboarding Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Recruitment, Induction and Training Region: | Reference: WPR24

A new policy for Induction and Onboarding. Achieving the right induction for staff is vital and the key to retention of staff. A positive experience can make all the difference. This policy identifies the procedures to follow to achieve a successful induction. Resources and further reading are available to enhance the core induction. This policy has a new name and a new reference code. It was previously WPR07 Induction Policy and Procedure.

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

Job Description – Carer

Human Resources Job Descriptions Region: | Reference: WPJ04

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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