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.

Sick Leave and Allowances

12 Jun 2014Alex Hastings HRWork Life Balance, NICVA Staff Handbook

This article outlines NICVA’s policy and procedures for staff sickness / absence.

Flexible Working - The Right to Request

12 Jun 2014Alex Hastings HRWork Life Balance, NICVA Staff Handbook

This article outlines NICVA’s policy with regards to flexible working for staff.

Health and Safety Policy

12 Jun 2014Alex Hastings HRHealth and Safety, NICVA Staff Handbook

This article outlines NICVA’s policy with regards to health and safety in the workplace.

Compassionate Leave

12 Jun 2014Alex Hastings HRWork Life Balance, NICVA Staff Handbook

This article outlines NICVA’s policy with regard to compassionate leave arrangements.

Redundancy Policy

12 Jun 2014Alex Hastings HRTermination of employment, Redundancy, NICVA Staff Handbook

This article outlines NICVA’s policy regarding redundancy.

Equal Opportunities Policy

12 Jun 2014Alex Hastings HREmploying People, NICVA Staff Handbook

This policy sets out NICVA’s approach to promoting Equality of Opportunity with the primary aim of providing equality for all employees and preventing any form of discrimination.

Paternity, Adoption and Parental Leave and Pay Policy

7 Apr 2014Alex Hastings HRWork Life Balance, NICVA Staff Handbook

This policy sets out the rights and responsibilities of NICVA employees who wish to take paternity, adoption or parental leave.

Environmental Waste Policy

10 Dec 2013Alex Hastings HRGeneral Employment Issues, NICVA Staff Handbook

This article outlines NICVA’s policy with regards to environmental waste and recycling.

Additional Special Leave

17 Jun 2013Alex Hastings HRWork Life Balance, NICVA Staff Handbook

This is NICVA's policy outlining the rights and responsibilities of NICVA employees who additional leave for health purposes, trade union duties, public duties, jury service or any other special circumstances.

General Employment Issues

17 Jun 2013Alex Hastings HRGeneral Employment Issues, NICVA Staff Handbook

This article outlines NICVA’s policy with regards to general employment issues including confidentiality, personnel records, trade union membership and new technology.