Supplying the NHS with agency workers or international recruitment services isn’t straightforward. This document is designed to provide advice and guidance information for new recruitment agencies who wish to supply the NHS with medical locums & GPs, nurses, allied health professionals, social care, health sciences and non-medical/non-clinical workers. It also includes 18 essential policy and […]
Supplying the NHS with agency workers or international recruitment services isn’t straightforward. This document is designed to provide advice and guidance information for new recruitment agencies who wish to supply the NHS with medical locums & GPs, nurses, allied health professionals, social care, health sciences and non-medical/non-clinical workers. The document covers: An explanation of all […]
This Work Health Assessments procedure (previously known as occupational health checking procedure) is fully compliant with NHS Employment Check Standards and is designed to assess whether candidates have a health condition or disability that requires adjustments to be made in the workplace to enable them to undertake the role or restrictions to be applied their […]
Conducting NHS a professional registration checks is a mandatory requirement for recruitment agencies when placing workers in medical and clinical settings. All health professionals must have their professional registration and fitness to practice / licence to practice checked with the relevant regulatory body. This documented process details the steps required for recruitment agencies to ensure: […]
Verification of the candidate’s identity should be the first check that is undertaken as all other checks will be invalid if the individual’s ID cannot be proven. This policy template details best practice for undertaking an ID check and validating the documentation provided by the candidate. It also covers the address check procdure and is […]
This English Language Check Procedure is designed to ensure that anyone working in the healthcare sector has the required level of English language competence to enable them to undertake their role efficiently, communicate effectively with colleagues, assure the delivery of safe care and enhance the patient experience (if working within an NHS or healthcare environment). […]
When recruiting, it is essential to verify the applicant’s CV including employers, dates of employment, reasons for leaving jobs and gaps in employment to ascertain the candidate’s suitability and probity for a particular position. Part of this verification process involves obtaining sufficient suitable employment references covering a minimum period of time. This becomes mandatory when […]
This criminal record and barring checking procedure is fully compliant with NHS Employers Standards and is designed to prevent unsuitable people from entering employment through your recruitment agency and gaining access to vulnerable people. It covers the varying levels of Disclosure Barring Checks (DBS) previously known asd CRB checks including standard, enhance and enhanced with […]
This Statutory and Mandatory Training Check Procedure ensures that healthcare professionals complete the requisite NHS training prior to starting a job or assignment. NHS training has to be compliant with the Skills for Health Statutory and Mandatory and Clinical/Care Core Skills Training. Contractors and temporary workers must complete it prior to assignment and thereafter be […]
This Appraisal & Revalidation Procedure is fully compliant with NHS Employers Standards for all healthcare professionals including doctors and nurses. It includes the procedure for Carrying out appraisals for healthcare professionals Scheduling of appraisals for healthcre professionals Revalidation for doctors Revalidation for nurses & midwives Audit Length of Document: 4 pages Last reviewed / updated: […]
The CPP National Clinical Staffing Framework tender (for medical locums, nurses, allied health professionals and care staff) was awarded in August 2016 and it demanded a lot of NHS Employers Standards compliant policies and procedures to be submitted as part of the bid process. Any recruitment agency awarded a place on this framework had to […]
Essential for all recruitment agencies supplying staff who will have exposure to vulnerable adults. This safeguarding template details how the agency will ensure the safety and security of vulnerable adults that its staff / temporary workers come into contact with and details of the safeguards that are in place to protect them. It also covers the practices and reporting procedures that should be followed in the event that any form of abuse or neglect is suspected.
A Child Protection / Safeguarding Children Policy is essential for recruitment agencies that are supplying staff who have exposure to or contact with children and young people. The policy template demonstrates the procedures the agency will use to ensure the safety and security of the children and young people with whom its staff and temporary workers come into contact.