This induction workbook and guidance has been written to assist staff and managers in carrying out their duties. It is meant to complement the new Care Certificate. It is the new minimum standards that should be covered as part of induction training of new care workers. The Care Certificate is an identified set of standards that health and social care workers adhere to in their daily working life. Designed with the non-regulated workforce in mind, the Care Certificate gives everyone the confidence that these workers have the same introductory skills, knowledge and behaviours to provide compassionate, safe and high quality care and support.
1 In Adult Social Care roles may include: Activities worker, Day Care Assistant, Day Care Officer, Domiciliary care worker, Home care worker, Nursing Assistant (in a nursing home or a hospice), Personal Assistants, Reablement Assistant, Residential Care Worker, Senior Home Care Worker, Support Worker. Other roles may be included where achievement of all of the standards is possible.