This example is intended for guidance purposes and should be adapted to suit your particular organisation.
Every organisation is made up of a variety of people who contribute in
many ways, as trustees, volunteers and staff. Each person involved in the
organisation will be different.
All disciplinary policies are based on the principle that no disciplinary action will be taken against any employee until the circumstances have been fully investigated.
Advertising a vacancy is just the beginning of the recruitment process.
The welfare of children and adults must be the paramount consideration of any voluntary organisation whose work brings it into contact with vulnerable groups.
This information sheet provides a basic introduction to employing people for the first time and covers the key elements that organisations need to have in place.
Many organisations working with children, young people and adults at risk require their staff and volunteers to undergo criminal records Disclosure and Barring (DBS) checks.
This tool is based on the Charity’s Commission’s 10 actions trustee boards need to take to ensure good safeguarding governance.
If your Voluntary Sector organisation employs staff, this information sheet will give you guidance on how to manage staff performance, using supervision and appraisal.