In your first month
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You will receive a local induction from your care group, where more specific issues relating to the care group are explained. If you do not have a local induction delivered or arranged within 48 hours of starting work, you must contact the education centre (on ext 3523 or 6579) who will put you in touch with an appropriate member of staff who facilitates this within your department.
The final part of your induction is your first appraisal. You will be allocated an educational supervisor on your first day and you must arrange an appraisal within two weeks of appointment. At this appraisal you should discuss the competency checklist and Learning Log, which you should have filled in on your induction day. Together with your educational supervisor, you should discuss your training needs and form a Personal Development Plan / Training Agreement. Please send a signed copy to the Education Centre (Mailpoint 10, SAB, SGH); study leave applications cannot be considered if a Training Agreement has not been returned. Please can we remind you that it is your responsibility to have yearly appraisals and sign-off in order to be eligible for GMC revalidation (http://www.gmc-uk.org/ ).
When you begin working at UHS you may require further information on general HR policies such as the maternity or grievance procedure. To access these polices or procedures, please visit Trust documents on staffnet (only accessible internally).