NICVA Staff Handbook

In response to the high volume or enquiries we get about staff terms and conditions, we have made our NICVA Staff Handbook available for our members and the voluntary and community sector. Please note these are not sample policies but may be used for reference purposes.

You can find out more about HR issues on our HR hub.

NICVA Staff Privacy Notice

9 Aug 2018Bob Harper HRNICVA Staff Handbook, Data protection

This Privacy Notice for job applicants and NICVA staff, including volunteers. It explains how personal data is used to recruit staff, manage the employment relationship and meet our legal obligations.

Data Protection Policy

26 Jul 2018Bob Harper HR, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)General Employment Issues, NICVA Staff Handbook, Data protection

This article outlines NICVA’s approach to data protection. It sets out how we protect personal data that we process.

Shared Parental Leave Policy (SPL)

16 Jun 2016Alex Hastings HRNICVA Staff Handbook, Work Life Balance, HR

NICVA understands the importance of balancing work and childcare responsibilities and this policy sets out how SPL may support a family to balance these commitments in the first year of the baby’s life. The policy contains NICVA’s procedure for SPL.

Membership of Boards or Committees

17 Jun 2014Alex Hastings HREmploying People, NICVA Staff Handbook

This article outlines NICVA's policy on staff members sitting on the board or committee of another organisation.

Receiving Gifts

17 Jun 2014Alex Hastings HREmploying People, NICVA Staff Handbook

This article outlines NICVA's policy on members of staff accepting gifts.

Providing Staff with References

17 Jun 2014Alex Hastings HREmploying People, General Employment Issues, NICVA Staff Handbook

This article outlines NICVA's policy with regards to providing employees with a reference.

External Training Provision for Staff

17 Jun 2014Alex Hastings HRTraining, NICVA Staff Handbook

This article outlines NICVA's policy with regards to external training provision for staff.

Travel and Subsistence

12 Jun 2014Alex Hastings HRNICVA Staff Handbook

This article outlines NICVA's policy in relation to staff travel and subsistence allowance.

Staff Development and Training Policy

12 Jun 2014Alex Hastings HREmploying People, NICVA Staff Handbook

This article outlines NICVA's policy with regards to staff development and training.

Appraisal Policy

12 Jun 2014Alex Hastings HREmploying People, NICVA Staff Handbook

This article outlines NICVA's policy on the principles and processes for staff appraisal and development planning.