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Welcome to King's

Getting started at King's


To help you get started we have a list of key activities which are designed to
help you settle into your role and to help you to see how it fits into the wider organisation.

The checklist of activities has been designed as a starting point / guide, and not all items on the checklist will be applicable to every individual job.

Your first week…

  • Meet with your manager and your team

  • Discuss your departments role in King’s and any customs and practices, dress code and any social activities

  • Tour of your building and the location of its facilities (restrooms, local kitchen, food and drink outlets, multi-faith rooms, entrances and exits to use)

  • Evacuation procedure explained (fire drill, location of fire exists and the assembly points)

  • Discussed Health and Safety at work, including the need for any protective clothing or equipment, the security of possessions and the accident reporting procedure

  • Familiarise yourself with your departments website

  • Book your place on the next Welcome to King’s event

  • Get your King’s College London ID card

  • Receive phone extension and login details.

Your first month…

  • Discuss your departments objectives and how they fit in with the university’s mission, vision and values

  • Discuss your role, including your job description and any requirements/expectations

  • Discuss your probation arrangements, objectives and set any review dates

  • Discuss your management responsibilities (if you are a line manager)

  • Familiarise yourself with the Health and Safety information for new starters

  • Discussed any underlying health issues that require support or any reasonable adjustments that need to be made for you to undertake the role

  • Familiarised yourself with the local systems, including any intranets, folders and shared email accounts.


Induction documents for
Arts & Sciences staff



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