Understanding common induction for social care workers

04/07/2013 Workforce

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A new resource from the Social Care Institute for Excellence provides an explanation of the Common Induction Standards (CIS). The aim is to provide a comprehensive overview of what a care or support worker should know and what they should be able to do. The resource is aimed at anyone working in social care, for instance, care workers, managers, trainers, employers. It will also be helpful for people who use services, and carers.
This resource is invaluable for those responsible for conducting common induction and for those who receive it at the start of their careers. The eight, easily-digestible sections, will be useful to those who need sound advice on how to make common inductions happen. The resource is an expert way of supporting the induction process as a means of preparing social care workers for the work they will be doing.

View the resource at: http://www.scie.org.uk/workforce/induction/index.asp

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