A package of 18 policy and procedural templates to aid completion of the policies section of the RQIA application. The package has been written specifically for supply of agency nurses in Northern Ireland and is aligned to the RQIA’s requirements and Appendix 3 of the Nursing Agency Standards. It comprises the following templates: Absence of […]
A full list of the NHS recruitment frameworks/contracts to supply the NHS in the UK including: Agency workers (temporary) frameworks UK permanent workers frameworks International permanent recruitment frameworks Bank staff frameworks This list provides details of contract start and end dates and details of the lots/specialisms covered under each of them. It covers central Government […]
This medicines procedure for recruitment agencies has been written specifically for those organisations that are supplying nursing staff to the NHS and other private sector organisations. It is NOT suitable for agencies providing domiciliary care services. The procedure highlights the requirement for healthcare workers to abide by the client organisation’s policies and procedures for medicines […]
NHS Compliance process flow chart aligned to the NHS Employers Standards and covering: Identity & Verification/Checks Right to Work Verification/Checks Professional Registration & Qualifications Checks Employment History & Reference Checks Criminal Records Checks & Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Work Health Assessments Please note that this flowchart has been written for non-medical non-clinical (NMNC) staff. The […]
NHS Compliance process flow chart aligned to the NHS Employers Standards and covering: Identity & Verification/Checks Right to Work Verification/Checks Professional Registration & Qualifications Checks Employment History & Reference Checks Criminal Records Checks & Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Work Health Assessments Please note that this flowchart has been written for medical and clinical healthcare staff. […]
Personal data authorisation form to enable an agency to use a candidate’s personal data to support recruitment into the NHS in alignment with the GDPR. Form to be signed and dated by the candidate, specifying what personal data the agency may process and store. Document Length: 1 page Last reviewed/updated: 02.06.20 Additional Information: Suitable for […]
This Standard Operating Process or SOP is designed to provide your Consultants with step by step instructions for carrying out all compliance, recruitment and orientation checks. It has been written to help you provide evidence for all 12 of the audit questions in the current Workforce Alliance tender for the permanent recruitment lots and will […]
This Standard Operating Process or SOP is designed to provide your Consultants with step by step instructions for carrying out all compliance, recruitment and induction checks. It has been written to help you provide evidence for all 12 of the audit questions in the current Workforce Alliance tender and will also help with future audits […]
Operational complaints & NHS clinical complaints procedure compliant with NHS Employers Standards. Updated in line with requirements for the HealthTrust Europe tenders. Includes: Full process, timescales and escalation procedure for operational complaints. Process for clinical complaints including how the complaint will be managed with the complainant and also the agency worker. Recording, review and analysis […]
Recruitment procedure for recruiting temporary and permanent staff for NHS Contracting Authorities – compliant with NHS Employers Standards. This policy template includes: Client ordering process Advertising Application Form Initial Screening Interview Pre-Employment/Engagement Compliance Checks (overview of process for each mandatory check only) Matching Submission, Client Interview & Feedback Job Offer, Terms & Conditions, Candidate Handbook […]
This Agency Worker Handbook has been written specifically for staff that are provided to the NHS and other healthcare settings. It is a detailed document that should be provided to healthcare workers prior to assignment and includes: General Obligations Fitness to Practice Criminal Records & Barred List Checks and Disclosing Convictions Occupational Health Requirements Maintaining […]
This policy has been written specifically to help our customers answer a question on the 2019 NHS LPP / Workforce Alliance tender. Please use this link for standard Data Protection and Privacy Policies. This policy covers: Principles of Data Protection. Lawfulness, Fairness and Transparency (including consent, transparency, purpose limitation, data minimisation, accuracy, storage limitation and […]
Thie procedure describes how you will ensure accurate charging, invoicing and timesheet procedures in line with NHS contracts. It is often required for CCS, CPP, LPP, NHS Procurement in Partnership and Workforce Alliance tenders. It provides sections on: Accurate charging Invoicing procedures Manual timesheet procedure Electronic timesheet procedure No of pages: 3 Last reviewed / […]
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 check 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 practise 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 legislation, regulation and NHS Employers Standards, Care Inspectorate in Scotland and RQUI in Northern Ireland. It is designed to prevent unsuitable people from entering employment through your recruitment agency and gaining access to vulnerable people in England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland. It covers […]
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 & midwives, and pharmacy professionals. It includes the procedure for Carrying out appraisals for healthcare professionals Scheduling of appraisals for healthcre professionals Revalidation for doctors Revalidation for nurses & midwives Revalidation for pharmacy professionals Audit […]
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.
Recruitment agency policy template to demonstrate that you have a structured, compliant and auditable approach to checking and updating candidate eligibility to work in the UK / right to work in the UK and immigration / visa status.
A policy template that demonstrates how your recruitment agency operates in a manner that brings about simultaneous economic, social and environmental benefits (Corporate Social Responsibility or CSR). The policy template covers areas such as Local Community & Social Responsibilities, Charitable Giving, Staff, Clients & Candidates, Environmental Management, Equal Opportunities, Health & Safety and Ethical Purchasing & Procurement.