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Employing staff

Every dental practice benefits from a strong supportive team working together. The rules governing staff recruitment and employment are comprehensive and complex; it can be difficult to fully understand the responsibilities of an employer and the rights of employees.
The resource proved here will help you to understand your responsibilities as an employer.

BDA advice

Recruitment

Employing staff 
Recruiting staff
Safeguarding patients
Equality and diversity in the workplace

Employing and
managing staff

Bullying, harrassment and violence at work

Disciplinary procedures and dismissal
Employee maternity and parental rights
Employee pay and rewards
Grievance at work
Redundancy
Sickness absence
Employment contracts, practice sales and TUPE
Jury service and public duties
Managing performance

Expert templates



 

Adoption leave and pay policy 

Annual leave policy and form 

Bullying and harassment policy 

Data protection privacy notice - employees 

Disciplinary procedure 

Disciplinary procedure letters 

Emergency leave policy 

Employment contract 

Employment contract variation - letters 

Equal opportunity policy for staff 

Exit interview questions 

Flexible working policy 

Grievance procedure 

Grievance procedure letters 

Harassment by patients - policy statement 

Induction programme 

Job application form 

Job descriptions 

Job interview assessment form 

Job interview letter 

Job interview questions 

Job offer letter 

Job rejection letter 

Maternity and parental leave and pay policy 

Performance appraisals 

Pre-employment checks 

Recruitment monitoring form 

Recruitment policy 

Redundancy letters 

Redundancy policy 

Reference request 

Sickness absence (long term) letters 

Sickness absence (short term) letters 

Sickness and injury absence policy 

Sickness self-certification form

Training policy

Training review record 

Advice vidoes

The disciplinary procedure
1 - Investigation
2 - Invitation
3 - Meeting
4 - Decision
5 - Facing a disciplinary (for employees)

 

Managing sickness absence

BDA Events

Training essentials – courses for the whole team

iLearn webcasts – a selection of sessions filmed at the British Dental Conference and Exhibition
Conferences – information about the annual British Dental Conference and Dentistry Show, the Scottish Dental Conference and Exhibition, and group conferences for dentists in community and hospital dentistry
Branches and sections events listing

One-to-one advice

Extra and Expert members have access to unlimited one-to-one advice via phone or email from our experienced dental advisers.
 
Call the Practice support team on 020 7563 4574


We may record telephone conversations that are advisory in nature to offer you additional security, resolve complaints and improve our service standards. Conversations may also be monitored for staff training purposes. You will be alerted to this when you call.