New policy which includes the association between the verification of identity and fitness to practise, and the recommendation for all front of house and admin staff to be able to verify identity, as locums for afternoon sessions may arrive at times when only reception/admin staff are on duty or for out-of-hours sessions when no management or supervisory staff members are present.
This policy highlights when gender pay is required to be compliant with the Equality Act 2010 (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations 2017 and the procedures that must be followed where the regulations apply.
Policy reviewed. Additional criteria relating to dental codes of practice and individual roles and responsibilities of dental professionals have been added to support existing legislation and codes of practice within this policy.
Policy reviewed. Additional information regarding dental specific recruitment requirements in accordance with GDC and CQC requirements have been included. Recruitment resources have also been added to include more occupational relevant questions during the interview stage.
This policy has been reviewed with minor changes made to content to include the extended Clinical Team and Nursing Associates. The references have been checked to ensure they remain current.