Operational Advice and Support
This section contains resources such as toolkits, policies and templates to help you with the day to day operation of your organisation.
The policies and templates listed below include Medway Voluntary Action's current policies. MVA have published these online for you and are free to download and edit to suit your organisation. They should be used as a starting point and would need to be edited to suit your own organisations' needs and procedures.
Please browse the resources below and if you cannot find what you are looking for, please do submit an enquiry form and we will try to help you.
|Annual Accruals template (SORP FRS102)||Charity Commision templates in PDF and Excel format, plus completion notes||PDF Excel Notes|
|ACAS Staff Recruitment Guide||A guide of the steps to take when recruiting staff.||Staff Recruitment Guide|
|ACAS Staff Induction Guide||A guide of the steps to take when hiring new staff.||Staff Induction Guide|
|ACAS Outline Job Descriptions and a recruitment checklist||Downloadable Word Doc templates for hiring staff.||Templates for hiring staff|
|ACAS Appraisals||Downloadable Word Doc templates for staff appraisals.||Templates for appraisals|
|ACAS Staff absence and personal records||Downloadable Word Doc templates for staff absence and records.||Templates for staff records|
|ACAS Home/ flexible working policies||Downloadable Word Doc templates that can be edited to suit.||Home/ flexible working policy|
|ACAS Shared Parental Leave||Downloadable Word Doc templates that can be edited and used.||Templates for shared parental leave policies.|
|ACAS Disciplinary document templates||Letters for all the stages of a formal disciplinary procedure under the Acas Code of Practice on Discipline and Grievance.
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|CCAT effectiveness tool||A tool to measure the effectiveness of an organisation.
|Cyber Security Advice||Top 10 cyber security resources for charities||Website|
|Cyber Security For Small Charities||Cyber security for small charities: simple tips to stay safe online from 'superhighways'||Website|
|Disclosure and Barring Services available through Medway Council||Information about how Medway Council can help organisations apply for DBS checks||DBS checks information|
|MVA Equality & Diversity Policy||MVA Equality & Diversity Policy that can be used as a template.||Equality & Diversity Policy|
|MVA Health & Safety Policy||MVA Health & Safety Policy that can be used as a template.||Health & Safety Policy|
|MVA Safeguarding Children Policy||MVA Safeguarding Children Policy that can be used as a template.||Safeguarding Children Policy|
|MVA Safeguarding Adult Policy||MVA Safeguarding Adult Policy that can be used as a template.||Safeguarding Adult Policy|
|MVA Lone Working Policy||MVA Lone Working Policy that can be used as a template.||Lone Working Policy|
|Online evaluation tool for small charity launches||Offers small and medium sized charities a simple, free way of measuring social impact||Tool|
|Safeguarding - DBS checks||Overview and advice from GOV.UK on DBS checks
|Self Assessment Toolkit - Safeguarding||Safeguarding checklist for your organisation.||Safeguarding Checklist|
|Self Assessment Toolkit - Data Protection||Data Protection Self Assessment toolkit from ICO||Self Assessment toolkit|
|Universal Credit toolkit||GOV.UK toolkit for Universal Credit||Universal Credit toolkit|
|Following up on late payments.||Advice on how to follow up on late payments - Blog.||Read the blog here|
|Website to help small/medium sized charities improve their impact.||Tool from Inspiring Impact||Website|