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The policy sets out the procedure that managers and staff members must follow in respect of an application to purchase additional annual leave.
Valid To: 02/10/2021
Publication Type: Policies
To provide clarification and guidance for managers and staff on the application of the Trust's Additional Employment Policy.
Valid To: 08/08/2019
Publication Type: Policies
This guidance outlines Trust, managerial, staff and external responsibilities for ensuring agency workers receive local induction during their first shift and orientation on every new unit worked.
Valid To: 28/02/2022
Publication Type: Policies
The policy aims to ensure that all jobs that are subject to Agenda for Change terms and conditions of services are evaluated in accordance with the NHS Job Evaluation Scheme and in compliance with current legislation.
Valid To: 30/06/2018
Publication Type: Policies
The policy aims to provide a uniform and equitable approach to the management and calculation of annual leave and public holiday entitlement.
Valid To: 09/07/2021
Publication Type: Policies
This policy sets out the framework and process for conducting appraisals.
Valid To: 01/06/2020
Publication Type: Policies
This provides the paperwork to be completed by the appraiser in discussion with the appraisee.
Valid To: 02/11/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
Guidance on the process for recruiting apprentices and the responsibilities of managers and apprentices.
Valid To: 02/05/2021
Publication Type: Policies
The aim of this policy is to detail both the support that will be available to staff and the steps the Trust will take to monitor and manage attendance.
Valid To: 25/03/2018
Publication Type: Policies
The policy aims to ensure that, when a staff member's performance falls below the expected standard, a clear process is in place to support them achieve and maintain the level of performance required for their role.
Valid To: 02/05/2021
Publication Type: Policies
The policy aims to set out the agreed criteria to enable employees to apply for and take a period of unpaid leave as a career employment break.
Valid To: 29/09/2019
Publication Type: Policies
The purpose of this policy is to outline the standards of behaviour required within the Trust and to set out clear processes to empower staff to take action where they do not experience the dignity and respect they are entitled to in the workplace.
Valid To: 31/03/2018
Publication Type: Policies
The policy provides managers and staff with a robust framework for managing any conduct issues or concerns that arise in a consistent manner across the Trust in line with current legislation and the ACAS Code of Practice.
Valid To: 12/04/2021
Publication Type: Policies
Management guidance on the process and procedure for DBS checks.
Valid To: 29/08/2021
Publication Type: Policies
To provide guidance for safe and effective use of e-rostering.
Valid To: 31/03/2018
Publication Type: Policies
This strategy sets out how the Trust will drive the equality agenda, the roles and responsibilities of this and how the Trust will consult with stakeholders about equality and inclusion and the different initiatives.
Valid To: 10/05/2020
Publication Type: Strategies
This is a summary of the EDS2 evidence and the grades awarded for 2015/16.
Valid To: 07/07/2020
Publication Type: Policies
This document provides guidance and advice to managers, clinical or service leads, and policy developers. It provides staff with a standard approach and methodology for undertaking effective equality impact assessments.
Valid To: 31/05/2020
Publication Type: Policies
An over-arching reference policy that ensures equality, diversity and human rights is at the very core of the organization.
Valid To: 05/02/2021
Publication Type: Policies
This agreement specifies the time off and other facilities that will be granted to trade union representatives of organisations which are party to this agreement.It incorporates the ACAS Code of Practice (January 2010) on 'Time Off for Trade Union Duties and Activities'and the Trust's Partnership Agreement.
Valid To: 31/03/2018
Publication Type: Policies
Under the Trade Union (Facility Time Publications Requirements) Regulations 2017 that came into force on 1 April 2018, the Trust is required to publish information relating to their trade union officials and facility time.
Valid To: 31/07/2021
Publication Type: Reports
To ensure the appointment of Fit and Proper Directors. To ensure existing Directors continue to meet the Fit and Proper Persons Test.
Valid To: 06/04/2020
Publication Type: Policies
This policy sets out the framework within which all staff can request to work flexibly.
Valid To: 23/11/2019
Publication Type: Policies
This policy sets out the Trust's approach to managing grievances and disputes raised by members of staff.
Valid To: 09/07/2021
Publication Type: Policies
This Health and Wellbeing Strategy has been widely consulted on with staff and supports the Trust's overarching strategic aims; in particular our aim to attract, recruit and retain excellent staff. It acknowledges that the work our staff do and their health and wellbeing are interlinked and we will commit to promoting a culture where well being is embraced by all our staff.
Valid To: 31/12/2019
Publication Type: Strategies
Management guidance on the process and procedure for issuing honorary contracts
Valid To: 29/03/2018
Publication Type: Policies
A policy to guide managers of new staff and ensure a consistent approach to the delivery and content of induction.
Valid To: 15/06/2020
Publication Type: Policies
Defines the training needs analysis for all staff at RCHT. Detailing the definition of what is mandatory or role specific and which staff require each element of training provided.
Valid To: 27/09/2020
Publication Type: Policies
Identifies the key responsibilities with regards to the provision of mentorship for pre-registration students of nursing at RCHT.
Valid To: 29/07/2019
Publication Type: Policies
The policy aims to provide a clear understanding of the occasional homeworking scheme for the Trust and staff members as well as a clear management procedure.
Valid To: 31/10/2020
Publication Type: Policies
The policy sets out the locally agreed harmonised on-call scheme for non-medical staff, developed in partnership with Staff-Side in accordance with the 12 nationally agreed Staff Council Principles (Agenda for Change Annex A3.)
Valid To: 31/08/2018
Publication Type: Policies
This policy sets out the Trust's commitment to manage all change programmes in a planned, open and honest way in order to maximise the potential benefits and minimise any adverse implications for staff. The Trust is committed to ensuring the impact of change and reconfiguration on staff is handled fairly, effectively and in line with the agreed process.
Valid To: 31/08/2018
Publication Type: Policies
The policy sets out the pay protection arrangements that will apply where a member of staff is required to accept a lower banded post, or faces a reduction in other earnings, as a result of organisational change.
Valid To: 23/08/2018
Publication Type: Policies
This policy provides guidance on the contents of personal files and outlines the conditions and standards under which files must be maintained and stored.
Valid To: 22/05/2021
Publication Type: Policies
This policy describes the process and associated responsibilities for ensuring all members of staff requiring professional registration to practice are registered with the appropriate regulatory body at appointment and continue to be registered throughout their employment with the Trust.
Valid To: 09/07/2021
Publication Type: Policies
A guide for managers on the recruitment process.
Valid To: 29/07/2019
Publication Type: Policies
Guidelines for managers and staff to follow in line with the Reserve Forces Acts 1985 and 1996 where staff who are members of the Reserved Forces are required to attend training and/or be mobilised.
Valid To: 03/07/2020
Publication Type: Policies
The policy sets out the key principles for ensuring all staff retiring from the Trust are aware of the options available to them and are given the support to make preparation for their retirement.
Valid To: 31/10/2020
Publication Type: Policies
Guidance to ensure that the Trust complies with its legal responsibilities, in line with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006 (as amended by the Immigration Act 2014 and Immigration Act 2016) and meets the requirements of the NHS Employment Checks Standards in respect of Right to Work by ensuring that all individuals who work for the Trust hold the appropriate documentation.
Valid To: 08/12/2019
Publication Type: Policies
This document sets out Standard Operating Procedures for the efficient use of the Safe Care module.
Valid To: 08/01/2022
Publication Type: Procedures
The policy aims to provide guidance on the management of secondments both inside and outside the organisation.
Valid To: 31/03/2018
Publication Type: Policies
Sets out the Trust's approach to Special Leave and provides clear guidelines for managers and staff to follow when dealing with requests for paid/unpaid special leave.
Valid To: 23/11/2019
Publication Type: Policies
The aim of this policy is to recognise the importance of spiritual and pastoral care for all - patients, families, carers and staff.
Valid To: 01/08/2019
Publication Type: Policies
To provide clarification and guidance for managers and staff on the application of national terms and conditions of service in respect of starting salaries.
Valid To: 31/03/2018
Publication Type: Policies
The policy describes the processes and principles to be followed when considering requests for study leave.
Valid To: 23/08/2019
Publication Type: Policies
This policy is designed to provide a framework to ensure all reasonable steps are taken to help and support staff who experience the effects of substance misuse at work whilst allowing their firm and fair management.
Valid To: 28/07/2019
Publication Type: Policies
This guidance is designed to support effective, non-discriminatory services being delivered to transgender patients and guidance for managers on how to support transgender staff through their transition.
Valid To: 12/01/2020
Publication Type: Policies
This policy sets out to provide guidance on the travel and subsistence options available when staff are required to travel during the course of their duties and the arrangements that will apply when they claim reimbursement from the Trust for any travel and subsistence expenses incurred.
Valid To: 09/07/2021
Publication Type: Policies
This policy sets out the uniform and dress code principles for the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust.
Valid To: 08/01/2022
Publication Type: Policies
The aim of this policy is to recognise and value the time given by volunteers and the work they do which complements the work done by Trust employees
Valid To: 02/02/2020
Publication Type: Policies
To provide local clarification and guidance for Trust managers and staff on the application of the working Time Regulations.
Valid To: 31/03/2018
Publication Type: Policies