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AfC Induction: Welcome Event (AfC Colleagues) - session 1 of 3

Event/course Code SFVSS 19/104
Event/course type Workshop
Event Introduction Starting a new job in a new organisation is a daunting and sometimes a difficult task. Learning about your own role, the people you work with, the organisation and even the unwritten office rules all make for a challenging time. The Achieving for Children (AfC) induction programme is key in helping you find your feet, give you confidence and help you to make your mark in your new role.

AfC is passionate about the services that we deliver and the colleagues that we employ to deliver those services. We are very pleased to welcome all new staff into the organisation and hope that you will have a long and fulfilling career with is.
Event Content Your induction programme is comprised of support from your team and manager, elearning and three face to face events;
1) Induction Welcome, to attend within first month
2) Getting Connected, to attend after 3 months in post
3) Meet & Greet, to attend after 6 months in post

All new permanent starters are expected to attend all three events as this linked with probation, you will be booked onto these events by the Organisational Development Team.

The Achieving for Children (AfC) Induction Welcome event is a full day session, that gives all new starters to AfC an opportunity to get an overview of AfC, put context to where you work and understand the sources of support offered by the company.

It will be an interesting and interactive day with a selection of speakers from the senior leadership team, staff council, health and safety and colleagues from a variety of services. New starters with have an opportunity to find out what it is like to work for AfC and network with other new and existing colleagues. You will also be introduced to the AfC key behaviours and how Signs of Safety is being implemented across the company.

If you would like to talk about your induction or find out more about support available, please contact the Organisational Development Team: (020 8831 6353).
Event Learning Outcomes AfC colleagues attending this session will be able to;
- Demonstrate an increased awareness of how, when and why AfC was created
- Evidence a greater knowledge of many of AfC’s sites/buildings and demographic information
- Exhibit understanding of who is who in the senior leadership team
- Return to places of work with a wider network of contacts within AfC
Trainers Charli Robson
Course categories Induction (including ASYE and NQT)
Age Ranges
0 - 5 yrs No 5 - 7 yrs No 7 - 11 yrs No 11 - 19 yrs No 19 yrs No 
Event/course administrator Jess Treloggan (
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SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueMap
Session 1Tuesday 12 November 201909:15 - 16:30King Charles Centre Surbiton, Hollyfield Road, KT5 9AL
Session 2Wednesday 14 August 201909:15 - 16:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
Session 3Wednesday 6 November 201910:00 - 11:00King Charles Centre Surbiton, Hollyfield Road, KT5 9AL