The goal of induction training is to help the new staff member to understand the key systems and procedures they will need to follow and give them a sense of belonging in the team.

Some of the key areas to include are:

How to turn up to work on time and get paid

  • Rosters
  • Timesheets
  • Payruns
  • Payslips
  • Leave

Tools used in the workplace

  • Timesheet tools
  • Communication tools
  • Rostering tools

Building a relationship with the person being supported

  • What the person being supported likes
  • What the person being supported doesn’t like
  • How the person being supported says yes and no
  • What the body language of the person being supported means

Building relationships with colleagues and other family members

  • Meet your colleagues and understand their roles and responsibilities
  • Meet the family members and get to know how they like supports to behave around them
  • Get to know preferred methods of communication between family members and colleagues

Job Purpose

  • The person who is being supported’s vision for their good life
  • Current goals
  • What you are authorised to do and not do
  • What your key responsibilities are

Daily Routines

  • Getting up 
  • Showering
  • Getting dressed
  • Meals
  • Cleaning teeth
  • Going to work
  • Fun things I do at home
  • My appointments and activities
  • Going to bed


  • Safety tips for when the person goes out in the community
  • Safety tips at home
  • Emergency information if the person needs to go to hospital
  • How to help the person stay safe if they experience challenging behaviours

Get step by step guidance on training your staff in my Train Your Team Project

In the Recruit Your Team Project I will help you to get all of that good stuff out of your head and all those files on your computer spread all over the place into an organised learning platform for your staff.





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