INDIGENOUS AGED CARE INDUCTION PROGRAM - BUDDY GUIDE
Aged Care Indigenous Induction Program (ACIIP) – Buddy Induction Guide
Provides guidance to those supervising induction for Indigenous aged care workers ‘Buddies’ in the workplace or to new employees to support their own induction with additional information under some direction
Explains how a Buddy can be a coordinator or manager or a more experienced worker who can establish a relationship with the new worker and be their ‘go to’ person when they need assistance.
Is primarily targeted at Indigenous workers in community care settings to introduce the concepts associated with contemporary community care and workplace expectations
Introduces new workers to the work and the workplace but does not replace or support nationally accredited qualifications or the in-house organisational workplace induction
Provides a lead into further training and complements organisational workplace induction: and
Is split into two sections; – the first section provides notes and guidance to a Buddy helping a new worker through induction ; and – the second is a self-paced guide for a new worker to work through the topics themselves with some limited supervision.
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