The management committee/board should ensure proper arrangements for the supervision, support, appraisal and remuneration of all staff including the employee in the most sen

Example staff policies and procedures (Youthnet)

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.


Employing people (NI Business Info)

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.

Equal opportunities and diversity (NI Business Info)

The NI Business Info site provides helpful guidance and resources on:

Ways of supervising your senior staff member

There are several ways to supervise your organisation's senior staff member. Supervision can be done by:

Terms and conditions for staff

NICVA's Staff Handbook is an up to date example of staff terms and conditions in the voluntary and community sector.

Basic rights at work

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.


Checklist: Management committee responsibilities for paid staff

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.

Good Employment Guide (NICVA)

This ten-chapter guide provides practical information and guidance on employment of staff from recruitment through to termination of employment.  Published by NICVA.

Employment: where can I get more information?

Want to know where to go for detailed information and advice?

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