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 / […]
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 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 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.