The permanent Secretary, Mr. Nego Sisiolo with his deputy secretaries, couple with other senior official from the Ministry of Public Service were witnessing a signing ceremonial of 10 graduate trainees on Tuesday 26th October 2021 held at the IPAM conference room.
Despite a general freeze in recruitment for general administration cadres, the government, however, still sensitizes the need to provide workplace attachments for graduates who are with good academic records accompanied with good work attitude. Other Ministries such as Ministry of Finance and Treasury and Ministry of Housing Lands and Survey are also undertaking this same exercise and in so doing the government is relatively cushions our citizens concern on unemployment of university graduate.
The signing ceremony was organised by the ministry of Public service and this was purposely to facilitate the signing of two years’ contracts between the 10 graduate trainees and the Permanent Secretary and his Deputy Secretary-workforce of the Ministry of Public Service on behalf of the Solomon Islands Government as an employing body.
The 10 graduate trainees had successfully signed their contracts yesterday after agreeing with the terms and conditions stipulated under the said contract and had pledge their support and interest in serving the Solomon Islands Government.
Permanent Secretary, Mr. Sisiolo in his remarks during this signing ceremony had congratulated the new graduate trainees and welcoming them to the ministry. He highlighted some very important points relating to the purpose of graduate trainees and some of which are pointed out below.
PURPOSE OF GRADUATE TRAINEE
He (PS) also pointed out the needs of them to strictly observe and uphold the culture and values of the Public Service, and that is adhering to the rules and regulations governing the conduct of public officers especially, following the code of conduct. He as well strongly encourages them to shine out and be the best in serving the people of this country.
ROLL OUT PLAN PROGRAM FOR THE MINISTRY OF PUBLIC SERVICES
First year: The graduate trainees will be working with the ministry of Public Service
Second Year: The graduate trainees will be sent out to line ministries
Induction Training program.
Induction program is organised by IPAM and will commence on Monday the 3rd of November 2021. The courses that the graduate trainees will first be undertaking are as follows;