A residential child-care facility shall have written personnel policies and procedures which shall be provided to all employees (full-time, part-time and contracted). Revisions of all personnel policies shall be in writing and provided to employees. Policies and procedures shall address the following areas:

(1) recruitment and hiring;

(2) compensation structure and benefits;

(3) orientation plan for new employees;

(4) training and staff development;

(5) regulations regarding use of equipment and assets;

(6) notification of work schedule;

(7) description of leave policy, including time‑off duty for disciplinary actions for direct care staff;

(8) termination;

(9) operational procedures regarding grievances which provide the opportunity and means to lodge complaints and appeals;

(10) description of the process for revision of personnel policies;

(11) annual evaluations;

(12) staff quarters and searches; and

(13) disciplinary measures.


History Note: Authority G.S. 131D-10.5; 143B-153;

Eff. July 1, 1999 (See S.L. 1999, c. 237, s. 11.30);

Amended Eff. October 1, 2008;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. April 5, 2016.