Brighton & Hove City Council Employee Induction Programme

The Induction Programme is aligned to the Appointment Support Procedure for existing employees placed into a new role and the Probationary Period for new starters to the organisation.

Your local induction will follow the Workplace Induction Checklist. This has recommended timings to help you to plan. The council’s employment policies and procedures and links to other useful information is contained within this site. Use the search facility to find.

Orbis staff have a seperate induction checklist as part of the Orbis Engage Induction Programme

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What’s included in the BHCC Induction Programme?

The Brighton & Hove City Council Induction Programme is a series of short elearning modules on essential themes and information. It has been designed to fit into your normal working day, it’s easy to access and simple to complete. It is aimed at all new staff.

With the exception of our "Welcome Session for New Staff"  the programme is made up of a series of elearning modules each lasting between 20 - 40 minutes:

  • Introduction to Brighton & Hove City Council
  • DSE
  • Policies and Support
  • Information Governance
  • Health & Safety
  • Fraud Awareness
  • Introduction to Equality and Diversity

You can join the Induction learning pathway for all stafff. For links to all courses and elearning you will need to complete as a new starter Join the induction for all BHCC employees

New managers induction (updated 11 May 2020)

Our New Managers Induction programme is aimed at newly recruited managers and existing employees who have recently changed job roles. The programme has been amended to reflect the current working environment, meaning face to face courses are replaced with a session delivered via Skype.

It contains some mandatory elements that must be completed:
  • take part in our “New Managers Induction” course, currently delivered via Skype. Learning and Development will invite new managers to this 
  • attend “HR essentials for managers” session when these resume 
  • complete the “Financial management for budget holders” eLearning 
  • complete the Equality and Diversity Inclusive Leadership eLearning 
  • complete the Performance and Development Planning and Behaviour Framework eLearning
  • complete the relevant Health and Safety eLearning

Specialist Induction

In addition to the above induction programme, staff in certain services have additional induction requirements:

Adult Services
Care Certificate for Adult Social Care Provider Services
Adults Assessment Induction Guide

Children's Services
Induction to Families, Children and Learning - elearning module
Induction to Families, Children and Learning - Meet the Executive Director session



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