Staffing – Acknowledgements and Agreements

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Staffing – Acknowledgements and Agreements

 

  1. I have reviewed our service Code of Conduct with the Nominated Supervisor, and been given the opportunity to discuss my obligations under the Code. I agree to uphold it at all times. 

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Signature

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Name

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Date

 

  1. I have read the Service policies and procedures, and been given the opportunity to clarify my understanding. I agree to comply with the policies and procedures at all times.

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Signature

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Name

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  1. I have:
  • been made aware of the child protection laws in my State/Territory and my obligations to report suspected child abuse and neglect
  • read and understand our service Child Protection Policy
  • trialled the online interactive Mandatory Reporter Guide at https://reporter.childstory.nsw.gov.au/s/ NSW Services only

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Signature

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Name

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Date

 

  1. I have read the Employee Handbook and been given the opportunity to clarify my understanding of any issues I was unclear about.

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Signature

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Name

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  1. I have:
  • read Staying Healthy including the section discussing the risk of infectious diseases to

unborn children

  • been provided with information about diseases that can be prevented by immunisation
  • been advised to visit my GP to discuss the potential impact of infectious diseases on my

unborn child (if educator pregnant)

Signature

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Name

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Date

 

  1. I confirm I will not:
  • access private or confidential information about children or families including office/children’s files unless it is necessary for me to complete my job
  • share or disclose with any organisation or third party, private or confidential information about the Service or its children, families or employees at the Service unless I have received their consent.

I confirm I will ensure private or confidential information is stored in compliance with service practices to safeguard its security. Confidential information includes:

  • names, addresses, dates of birth, gender
  • family contact details, emergency contact details, authorised nominee details, parents’ occupations cultural background, home language, religious beliefs
  • payment details, child care benefit information
  • immunisation records, medical information, medical management plans
  • photos of children and family members
  • information about children’s strengths, interests, preferences and needs, including special needs
  • Medicare numbers and CCB references
  • private information about the service eg financial arrangements, commercial interests or plans

 

I understand that I must comply with the privacy and confidentiality principles and procedures in our policies. In particular I confirm that I have read and understood our Service’s:

  • Privacy and Confidentiality Policy
  • Social Media Policy
  • Photography Policy
  • Record Keeping and Retention Policy

Signature

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Name

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Date

 

  1. I consent to being photographed with the children, and for that photograph to be shared with families. I acknowledge families will be asked to seek my consent before sharing these photos either in hard copy, online or on social media platforms, but understand the service cannot be held responsible for any unauthorised sharing of photos by families.

Signature

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Name

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Date

 

  1. I acknowledge I’ve been advised that if I’m not fully immunised, I will be excluded for a period of time that is consistent with the exclusion periods in Staying Healthy Edition 5 if there is a case of a vaccine preventable disease at the service. I understand that I will not be paid for the duration of the exclusion period as my absence is not personal leave, unless I am granted annual leave which is at the employer’s discretion.

Signature

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Name

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Date

 

Food preparation staff only

  1. I have been given the opportunity to discuss the service food safety procedures, and understand what I must do to ensure food handling and preparation is hygienic and safe at all times.

 

Signature

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Name

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Date

 

  1. I acknowledge I have been advised about children with medical conditions, the nature of the condition, the location of their medical management and risk minimisation plans and medication where relevant. I have read and understand the plans. I have also read each child’s medical communication plan and understand my obligations to communicate with families in relation to their child’s medical condition.

 

Signature

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Name

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Date

 

  1. I have advised the Approved Provider/Nominated Supervisor about any medical conditions that could affect my ability to adequately perform my job as outlined in the position description. I understand that if I have not done this the employer:
    • is unable to consider reasonable modifications to the job requirements or service environment to ensure my health and safety
    • may not be able to provide appropriate first aid in an emergency situation (eg anaphylaxis)
    • may not be aware of issues that could impact the health and safety of children at the service

I understand that non-disclosure of medical conditions may result in termination of employment.

 

Signature

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Name

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Date

 

  1. I have read and understood the Tobacco, Drug and Alcohol Policy. In particular I understand the service premises must be free from cigarette smoke, illicit drugs and alcohol, and that I must not be impaired by illicit drugs, prescription or pharmacy medication or alcohol at work. I consent to drug and alcohol testing.

Signature

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Name

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