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Code: BH/22/0373 BHSCP - Preventing the Exploitation of Children and Young People (Day1)
Ensuring that children and young people in Brighton & Hove are protected effectively from sexual harm and violent exploitation is a priority for Brighton & Hove LSCB.
Day One of our two training courses on exploitation looks at different ways that children & young people may be exploited by those who have power over them by virtue of their age, gender, intellect, physical strength and/or economic or other resources. Violence, coercion and intimidation commonly occur in exploitation, and these situations are often characterised by the child or young person’s limited availability of choice resulting from their social/economic and/or emotional vulnerability
This course is facilitated by The Wise Project, and there will be a strong focus on Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE), how to identify this abuse, and disrupt the exploitation. You will also look at the emerging threat of Child Criminal Exploitation (CCE) and County Lines activity, as well as considering what may make a young person vulnerable to exploitation into radicalisation. These different forms of exploitation can be linked, and you will be encouraged to think about the wider experiences of the child, including the nuances behind a vulnerable children being both potential perpetrators of crimes and victims of exploitation.
This training is provided by the Local Children's Safeguarding Board (LSCB)Essential Information
Code: BH/22/0699 Business Support Officers and Managers - Introduction to Children’s Social Work Guidance and Legislation
This is a half-day training and information session for Business Support Officers who work in Children’s Social Work Services. It will look at some of the legislation and guidance around statutory children’s social work, and put into context different tiers of children’s social work intervention: children in need; child protection; looked after children; care proceedings.Essential Information
Code: BH/22/0239 Carbon Literacy for Local Authorities: Leadership and Management Course (BY INVITATION ONLY) Cohort 4
Carbon Literacy provides knowledge and awareness around the impacts greenhouse gas emissions are having on our communities through our everyday activities and gives us the agency and motivation to take decisive Climate Emergency action as individuals, communities and in our roles at Brighton and Hove Council.
You will receive one days’ worth of training (two half days) to include the latest scientific basis for taking action, preparation for some of the impacts we will face and develop skills to build significant greenhouse emission reduction plans. This will include making two key pledges to take action to reduce emissions relating to your specific role.
Code: BH/22/0877 Coaching Skills for Managers (for identified managers in Children's services only)
The aim of the programme is to introduce a coaching approach into your supervision practice in order to:
- Improve the quality of supervision
- Embed the role of the ‘manager as coach’ to develop skills and resilience in workers
- Achieve accountable decision-making through the supervision process
The elements of the programme include:
- Five half day practical and participative workshops
- Exercises, demonstrations, practice and discussion
- Direct observation of supervision practice, providing structured feedback and identifying areas for individual development
|Session||Session Date||Session Time||Session Venue||Map|
|1||26 April 2022||09:30 - 12:30||Moulsecoomb Hub South - Conference Room 1||Map|
|2||03 May 2022||09:30 - 12:30||Moulsecoomb Hub South||Map|
|3||17 May 2022||09:30 - 12:30||Moulsecoomb Hub South - Conference Room 4||Map|
|4||31 May 2022||09:30 - 12:30||Great Hall, Moulsecoomb Hub North||Map|
|5||14 June 2022||09:30 - 12:30||Moulsecoomb Hub South - Conference Room 4||Map|
Code: BH/22/0738 Effective Minute Taking (EVENT FULL)
This course is designed to give you guidelines and essential skills to help you write clear and effective agendas and minutes for meetings. More than that, this workshop will explore the ways in which you can become a more effective meetings administrator, and support your Chair more productively.
The course will cover:
- Helping to make meetings work
- What are minutes
- Preparing to write minutes
- How agendas work
- Taking the minutes
- Writing the minutes
- Reviewing and editing the minutes
- Action planning
Code: BH/22/0368 Food Safety Level 2 Award (Priority Children's Services) (EVENT FULL)
VERY IMPORTANT – it is essential that you and your manager read the attached COVID-19 Risk Assessment Guidance for Training Participants before attending this training.
This Certificate in Food Safety is only for kitchen staff and those with a main role working in a kitchen and handling food in children's and adult services. Adult social care staff who may handle food as part of their role should apply for Food Safety, Nutrition & Hydration.
This programme will ensure that food handlers meet the training requirements of the Food Safety (General Food Hygiene) Regulations 2013 and are fully conversant with the practical procedures and methods of applying food hygiene in the workplace.
Code: BH/22/0556 Induction briefing session for “Improving Customer Experience” Mandatory – for all new starters (Microsoft Teams) (EVENT FULL)
Improving Customer Experience is everyone’s responsibility which in turn will increase customer satisfaction. We all need to be aware of all key initiatives that are underway in our organisation and how we could play our part in this. These currently include – Customer Promise, Customer Experience Vision, One Council approach, Equalities implications, learning from customer feedback.
Code: BH/22/0094 Introduction to Apprenticeships - Bite-Size sessions (for Managers)
Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes for all ages that provide opportunities for existing staff to acquire new skills, knowledge and behaviours in their existing roles or enable new apprentices to be recruited in the council.
The Government has implemented a number of reforms; to increase quality and quantity of apprenticeships. The reforms include new employer driven Apprenticeship Standards, Public Sector Targets and an Apprenticeship Levy.
This bite-size session will be an opportunity for managers to;
- meet the Apprenticeship Team,
- explore opportunities and issues,
- ask questions and gain a better understanding of new apprenticeship landscape
- understand the 20% off job training gudance
- understand your role in supporting the apprenticeship strategy
- cover some of The Education Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) rules that the council are governed by
- support you in your journey in recruiting an apprentice or supporting existing staff.
Code: BH/22/0819 Managers Network: IDAHOBiT
Manager Network: 17th May, 10:00-12:00: IDAHOBiT - the international day against homo, bi and transphobia.
Examining our evidence and learning how to create better experiences for Bisexual staff at B&HCC.
IDAHOBiT was created in 2004 to draw attention to the violence and discrimination experienced by Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex people and all other people with diverse sexual orientations, gender identities or expressions, and sex characteristics.
The date of 17 May was specifically chosen to commemorate the World Health Organisation’s decision in 1990 to declassify homosexuality as a mental disorder.
IDAHOBiT on 17 May is now celebrated in more than 130 countries, including 37 where same-sex acts are illegal. Thousands of initiatives, big and small, are reported throughout the planet across the world. B&HCC will be holding a special session of the Managers Network with the aim raising awareness of the experiences of our bisexual colleagues and of Bi and poly communities across the city.
Hosted & curated by your peers, with guest speaker Marcus Morgan.
The Manager Network meetings are online sessions, lasting up to 120 minutes; introduced and facilitated by your management peers. Each standalone session covers a different topic relevant to managers to help you develop and offer a chance to get together, albeit virtually.
It's a great chance to get away from emails and day to day work to reflect on your own management practice.
All managers (and aspiring managers) are welcome, and you don’t need to have attended any of the previous sessions to be able to come to this one.