This safeguarding vulnerable groups policy template details how the agency will ensure the safety and security of children, vulnerable persons/adults at risk of harm that its staff/temporary workers come into contact with. It details of the safeguards that are in place to protect them and also covers the practices and reporting procedures that should be followed in the event that any form of abuse or neglect is suspected and is essential for all recruitment agencies supplying staff who will have exposure to vulnerable groups in healthcare settings.
The document covers definitions, safe recruitment procedures, informing vulnerable people of their rights, the different types of abuse, methods for identifying potential abuse, modern slavery, how to report suspected/alleged abuse, staff training & supervision, and record keeping.
The policy has been written in alignment with requirements for supplying healthcare professionals throughout England and Wales. It is also compliance with the requirements of the RQIA (Northern Ireland) and Care Inspectorate (Scotland).
PLEASE NOTE: This policy is designed for use with recruitment agencies supplying staff to a wide range of hospital and car home settings, but is not suitable for domiciliary care agencies.
Length of Document: 33 pages
Last Reviewed / Updated: 16.02.21
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