Example staff policies and procedures are available to download as Word documents from Youthnet NI's website.
These policies have been provided to promote the development of good practice within the voluntary youth sector. They are available to download and use in your own setting.
Remember! Always ensure that example documents are tailored to meet the needs of your own organisation.
The NI Business Info site includes a very useful section on Employing People. Material is relevant to voluntary and community sector organisations employing staff.
Content includes guidance on your legal obligations as an employer with a number of interactive tools to help you assess current employment practices or even create terms and conditions of employment.
The NI Business Info site provides helpful guidance and resources on:
There are several ways to supervise your organisation's senior staff member. Supervision can be done by:
NICVA's Staff Handbook is an up to date example of staff terms and conditions in the voluntary and community sector.
First Steps to Employing Staff is a handy checklist developed by Voluntary Arts Ireland for use by organisations considering employing staff for the first time.
Basic Rights at Work is a comprehensive and up to date online advice guide to your rights at work in Northern Ireland. Resource produced by Citizen's Advice Bureau.
A brief checklist regarding the employment responsibilities of the management committee. Particularly useful where an organisation is relatively new to involving paid staff or where systems and practices are still in the development stage.
This ten-chapter guide provides practical information and guidance on employment of staff from recruitment through to termination of employment. Published by NICVA.
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