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Staff Retention Policy

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.

To keep its staff and avoid unhelpful turnover, the service is committed to being a “good employer” by:

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:

Principles of the Staff Retention Policy

To provide a high quality service of which people who use it and staff alike can be proud, {{org_field_name}} is committed to:

Having the Right Staff to Meet People’s Needs

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

  1. All staff have clearly defined job descriptions, supervision and personal and professional development plans.
  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 the individual goals of the people who use the service as set out in their care 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 people’s needs are being met.
  8. 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 people’s 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 national 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.

Responsible Person: {{org_field_registered_manager_first_name}} {{org_field_registered_manager_last_name}}

Reviewed on: {{last_update_date}}

Next review date: this policy is reviewed annualy (every 12 months). When needed, this policy is also updated in response to changes in legislation, regulation, best practices, or organisational changes.

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