Common Induction Standards are here


Posted on September 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

As of October 1st, all staff induction training offered in social care for adults in England should be structured to meet the Common Induction Standards (CIS). Developed by Skills for Care, the CIS are not a training course, but set out the core knowledge and competencies all new workers must have. They also apply to existing workers who are changing their role or level of responsibility, and must be completed within 12 weeks of an individual starting their new role. The Common Induction Standards replace the Foundation Standards and include many aspects of these. To help managers of registered care organisation prepare their staff for the new induction requirements, Skills for Care has published two guides which provide information not available in the free editions of the Common Induction Standards available at www.skillsforcare.org.uk _The First Twelve Weeks and Beyond_, priced £17 including postage and packaging, is a guide for managers taking new social care workers through the induction process. The se





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