Job application process (e.i. Selection report indicates competency for the position)

Police check (international if necessary)

Up to date Working with Children Check

Reference checks (either face-to-face or telephone contact) according to program requirements

Interviews and pre-service training

Professional development opportunities, including:

Induction training

Occupational health and safety

Incident reporting

Cultural Competence (CALD and Aboriginal clients)

Infection procedures

Fire risk management

Performance appraisals conducted

Code of conduct agreement completed and signed


Allocated supervisor

Evidence of supervision

Frequent contact

Evidence of any issues arising, action and follow-up being discussed

Provision of information on clients

Progress on assessment, care and placement plans and other plans being discussed

Giving and receiving feedback.

Performance appraisals conducted

Exit interviews are conducted (in a confidential environment)


Please note that this checklist is a hypothetical example and provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice; medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment; or other applicable laws. You should also seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of such checklist is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction.