INDIGENOUS AGED CARE INDUCTION PROGRAM - BUDDY GUIDE

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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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