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 organisations who work with individuals within their own homes or who undertake initial home assessments should put in place guidance on safety for home visits.
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 voluntary sector is committed to combating discrimination and offering innovative ways for people to develop skills and experiences which supports and empowers them to be active citizens.
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.