The objective of this policy is to outline policy guidelines for the induction of permanent employees into the Municipality.
Induction is the process of introducing new employees to the goals, policies and procedures, values, and co-workers or an organisation as well as the activities and tasks to be performed so that employees are enabled to become participating and effective members of an organization.
All new employees must undergo an informal induction programme in the branch on the day they commence employment. It is the responsibility of the Human Resources Manager to ensure that the employee is correctly introduced to the Municipality in general.
The induction programme is to assist the new employees in his/her entry to the organization. It becomes essential to ensure that the new employee not only understands the way the organization and his/her job are organized, but also that he/she embodies the culture of the organization.
Starting a new job is considered to be one of the most stressful life experiences and a proper induction process that is sensitive to the anxieties and uncertainties, as well as the needs of the employee is therefore of the utmost importance.
A professionally sound induction processes requires that all employees of the Organisation be fully committed to and actively involved in creating a pleasant, friendly and harmonious work environment and that everyone is actively involved in the induction of new employees.
Induction Process And Procedure
Further guidelines and procedures can be obtained in the Conditions of Service: Procedures Manual.