This example is intended for guidance purposes and should be adapted to suit your particular organisation.
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.
It is essential that voluntary organisations carry out appropriate background checks on staff, volunteers and trustees.
All organisations that work with children (anyone not yet 18 years old) and adults at risk should put in place a safeguarding policy stating how they intend to keep those people safe.
This is a template document, please amend and use as appropriate, we suggest that you set up with your own logo and branding.