The Invictus Pathways Program (IPP) Code of Conduct governs the conduct and expected behaviour of all personnel involved in an authorised IPP activity.
This Code of Conduct is based on the ASP Code of Conduct.
All Participants including family members and volunteers must:
1. Behave honestly and with integrity;
2. Respect the rights, dignity and worth of every person you encounter through the IPP regardless of their gender, ability, cultural background or religion. This extends to staff, students, sponsors and supporters of the IPP.
3. Comply with Australian law and the laws of the country you are in;
4. Comply with any lawful and reasonable direction and rules given by any member of IPP Staff, students or Management;
5. While representing the IPP at an event, activity, program or team camp, uphold the good reputation of University of South Australia & Australia
6. Arrive at all events and activities at the designated time, with all required equipment
7. Act with integrity and in a manner consistent with the spirit of fair play and responsible conduct;
8. Maintain a level of commitment to the IPP Exercise and performance program, through the attendance guidelines outlined in your introduction information pack
9. Any alcohol consumption should be done in a responsible manner, and not within eight hours of a scheduled activity/event;
10. Wear designated uniform when directed or recommended
11. Represent yourself, and the IPP respectfully and positively across all social media platform posts. Any formal media activities must be approved by the UniSA Communications & Marketing Unit prior to undertaking them
12. Conduct yourself in a professional manner with all staff and students of the University of South Australia at all times.
For matters the appointed IPP Management considers to be minor misconduct an individual will be counselled, warned and monitored. For matters of serious misconduct an individual will be counselled and removed from the program and future opportunities within the IPP program may be restricted. If overseas or on location at time of misconduct and circumstances permit, the individual may be sent home.
I, full name*: give my consent to participate in the Invictus Pathways Program (IPP) on the following basis:I have had explained to me the purpose of this program, how it will be conducted and my role in it.
If I have agreed to participate in research,
I will be given a copy of the Participant Information Sheet and Consent Form, to keep.
For ex-or-current serving members of Defence: I will be given a copy of the DDVA HREC Guidelines for Volunteers, which is also available at: http://www.defence.gov.au/health/hrec/docs/Guidelines_for_Volunteers.pdf.
Further information on the DDVA HREC, voluntary participation and consent is available on the DDVA HREC website.
I, blanks* give my consent to participate in the IPP evaluation project named above on the following basis: I have had explained to me the aims of this evaluation research project, how it will be conducted and my role in it.
the risks involved as described in the Participant Information Sheet
there is no obligation to take part in this research
if I choose not to participate there will be no detriment to my career or future health care
I am free to withdraw at any time with no detriment to my career or future health care
if I withdraw, my data will be included in published reports, unless I explicitly request that it is not, prior to analysis
I am deemed to be on duty whilst participating in this research (for Defence members only)
I am participating in this project on condition that:
the information I provide will be kept confidential and will not be communicated to any person outside of the program unless consent is obtained or if required by law
the research results will be made available to me at my request and any published reports of this study will preserve my anonymity, in accordance with the permissions provided in the Video/still images section
I will be given a copy of the Participant Information Sheet and Consent Form to keep.
For ex-or-current serving members of Defence: I will be given a copy of the ‘Departments of Defence and Veterans’ Affairs Human Research Ethics Committee (DDVA HREC) Guidelines for Volunteers’, which is also available at: http://www.defence.gov.au/health/hrec/docs/Guidelines_for_Volunteers.pdf
Video clips and/or still shots may be used for reports and presentations, therefore if these images are used you may be identifiable. Please indicate yes or no on the following options.
Should you have any complaints or concerns about the manner in which this evaluation research project is conducted, please do not hesitate to contact the researchers in person:
Dr Dannielle Post: T: 8302 1831, or Dannielle.Post@unisa.edu.au
Prof Roger Eston: T: 8302 2028, or Roger.Eston@unisa.edu.au
or you may prefer to contact:
University of South Australia’s Human Research Ethics Committee, Telephone: (08) 8302 3118 or Email: email@example.com or
The Executive Officer, DDVA HREC, Telephone: (02) 6192 7821 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org