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N85. Staff Retention

Policy Statement

{{org_field_name}} aims to be fully compliant with current staffing regulations. It carefully monitors and reviews its staffing complement and turnover and terms and conditions of service to ensure that it is able to retain staff who are of the required calibre to provide high quality care and to enhance the practice of these members of staff.

This policy should be read and used in relation to other staffing policies, including those that address terms and conditions of service and working practices, and particularly:

To comply with its registration requirements, {{org_field_name}} is committed to:

{{org_field_name}}’s staffing complement and levels continue to be based on regular systematic reviews and assessments of its staffing needs.

Principles of the Staffing Policy

  1. All staff have clearly defined job descriptions.
  2. All staff are expected to shadow other members of staff during their induction period to better understand their own and others’ roles and responsibilities.
  3. All staff job descriptions are linked to achieving patients’ individual goals as set out in {{org_field_name}} user plan.
  4. Staff are made familiar, and are expected to comply, with the respective code of conduct/practice for their profession or occupation.
  5. Staff are also made familiar with and are expected to comply with {{org_field_name}}’s safeguarding policies.
  6. All nursing staff and allied health professionals employed by {{org_field_name}} (where applicable) comply with the standards of conduct and practice established by their own regulatory bodies.
  7. Staff are only expected to go beyond their job descriptions in exceptional circumstances to make sure patients’ needs are being met.
  8. [In care homes] The contribution of volunteers supplement and not replace paid staff roles and volunteers do not undertake tasks which are the responsibility of paid staff.

As part of their work roles all staff are expected to:

Commitment to Teamwork

{{org_field_name}} is committed to having an effective staff team, with sufficient numbers and complementary skills to support patients’ assessed needs at all times. The rota and total numbers of staff planned to be on duty at any one time will therefore be set according to the:

In terms of staff experience, it is {{org_field_name}}’s policy that:


Staff who are new to care work are inducted into their roles in line with the Care Certificate standards and are made aware of other staff roles and responsibilities and {{org_field_name}}’s commitment to teamwork as part of the training process. Staff with previous experience of care work but who are new to this work setting have an induction programme related to their roles and responsibilities. Further training is provided as and when new roles are introduced.

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