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Code: BH/21/1566 Court Work - Skills in Written Evidence (for ASYEs)

This course is mandatory for newly qualified social workers and is also suitable for Children’s Services practitioners who are responsible for submitting written evidence to the Court, particularly social workers.

Practitioners who attend court are required to submit a range of written evidence in support of their plans for a particular child. This can include statements, chronologies, assessments and care plans that are available to all parties involved in the proceedings.

This course aims to equip practitioners with the skills to submit written evidence of a high standard to the court.

Priority booking is being given to Newly Qualified Social Workers as this course is mandatory for their Assessed and Supported Year in Employment.

You are welcome to book onto this date, but you will only receive confirmation of a place if there is capacity. You will be notified by email if you have been successful.

The next date, open to non-ASYEs, is 16th June 2022. 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 01 July 2022 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map

Code: BH/22/0316 Emergency First Aid - Adult Social Care

This course is for Adult Social Care staff and enables first aiders to give emergency first aid to someone who is injured or becomes ill. The objective of the qualification is to benefit delegates by enabling them to attain the knowledge and practical competencies needed to deal with a range of first aid situations and/or take on the role of first aider in the workplace.

This qualification is for people who have a specific responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities, to provide basic first aid to people in a range of first aid situations.

The programme has been amended due to the Covid-19 outbreak and infection prevention control measures and special instructions for attending this course are attached.  Please ensure these are read and understood before applying and attending the programme. Delegates can also request a full copy of the risk assessments that cover this training course.

Please note: - this course is open to adult social care staff across the council and across the Independent Voluntary Sector. Whilst the course is delivered in a covid secure way, please consider with your manager whether it is essential for you to attend as the delegates may be a mix of staff from different workplaces.

Access to the Boardroom

Please note, this room is accessed via a number of stairs and is therefore not accessible to wheelchair users and people who may have difficulty using stairs . If this will affect your ability to attend this course, please email the Learning and Development Team by email to - learning@brighton-hove.gov.uk so alternative arrangements can be made for you to attend first aid training.

There are four practical assessments that delegates will have to complete throughout the course, and these will be observed by the trainer.   During the course the trainer will also carry out on-going assessment to assess the delegates’ knowledge, skills and understanding related to the assessment criteria.  As there is an element of physical activity on this course suitable footwear and clothing should be worn. 
There is also a theory assessment/multiple choice paper at the end of the course to assess competence and gain certification. 

The delegate will need to demonstrate, without assistance from a third party, practical tasks such as CPR with the casualty on the floor to simulate a real-life situation. If the delegate is unable to carry out this practical assessment, for example, because they cannot kneel, then they will not pass the course and will not gain the qualification.  In exceptional circumstances, delegates who are not able to kneel may be able to carry out the task from a standing position, and this is acceptable.

This qualification is valid for a period of 3 years, and will be issued to those who have met the required standard.. The learner needs to re-take the qualification before the certificate expiry date to remain qualified by attending a full one day/six hour Emergency First Aid at Work course.

Delegates will be provided with a course manual to keep.

This course is mandatory for care providing staff in HASC provider services.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 01 July 2022 09:30 - 17:00 Old Ship Hotel - Boardroom Map

Code: BH/22/0212 New Managers Induction - 2 sessions

These sessions cover mandatory elements of the managers induction programme. You will therefore need to attend both sessions. 

Session 1 - Welcome, support for managers, Working in a Political Environment, Communications

Session 2 - Performance Framework, Finance, Audit, Apprenticeships

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 30 June 2022 09:30 - 12:30 Microsoft Teams Map
2 01 July 2022 09:45 - 12:30 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/22/1060 Safer People Handling - Refresher - Afternoon Session

This course is aimed at staff involved in the manual handling of adults, including the use of hoists and other support equipment, who have completed the Safer People Handling practical training session within the last 12 months.

Important Eligibility Applies - if you last completed the Safer People Handling practical session training outside of the last 12 month period (30 days beyond this, absolute maximum is acceptable) or if you have not completed training in this area before please do not book onto this refresher course, you must complete the safer people handling basic awareness course.

It is a National/local directive that staff refresh and update their knowledge and skills regularly. This half-day course will update staff on the possible injuries to themselves and enable them to carry out transfer operations safely.

The latest Government Guidance is being followed to ensure that face to face training is delivered in the safest possible way to reduce the risk of catching and spreading COVID-19 . The attached COVID-19 Risk Assessment Guidance for Training Participants sets out the arrangements and what you are required to do when attending the training course. Please ensure these are read and understood before applying and attending the course.

Delegates can also request a full copy of the risk assessments that cover this training course.

This course is open to all adult social care staff across the council and the Independent Voluntary Sector.

If you have any concerns about attending this training please contact the Learning and Development team - learning@brighton-hove.gov.uk

Please note: - Access to Montague House for delegates is the wooden gate on Somerset Street. This will be open on the day, and behind the wooden gate delegates will find the back door into the manual handling training room.

If you are unable to participate in the practical training session please do not book on this training session as you must be fit and well to participate.

This course is mandatory for people providing care and support in Brighton & Hove City Council HASC provider services who must complete the Safer People Handling Basic Awareness initially, then the Safer People Awareness Update annually thereafter.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 01 July 2022 13:15 - 16:15 Montague House Manual Handling Training Room Map

Code: BH/22/1059 Safer People Handling - Refresher - Morning Session

This course is aimed at staff involved in the manual handling of adults, including the use of hoists and other support equipment, who have completed the Safer People Handling practical training session within the last 12 months.

Important Eligibility Applies - if you last completed the Safer People Handling practical session training outside of the last 12 month period (30 days beyond this, absolute maximum is acceptable) or if you have not completed training in this area before please do not book onto this refresher course, you must complete the safer people handling basic awareness course.

It is a National/local directive that staff refresh and update their knowledge and skills regularly. This half-day course will update staff on the possible injuries to themselves and enable them to carry out transfer operations safely.

The latest Government Guidance is being followed to ensure that face to face training is delivered in the safest possible way to reduce the risk of catching and spreading COVID-19 . The attached COVID-19 Risk Assessment Guidance for Training Participants sets out the arrangements and what you are required to do when attending the training course. Please ensure these are read and understood before applying and attending the course.

Delegates can also request a full copy of the risk assessments that cover this training course.

This course is open to all adult social care staff across the council and the Independent Voluntary Sector.

If you have any concerns about attending this training please contact the Learning and Development team - learning@brighton-hove.gov.uk

Please note: - Access to Montague House for delegates is the wooden gate on Somerset Street. This will be open on the day, and behind the wooden gate delegates will find the back door into the manual handling training room.

If you are unable to participate in the practical training session please do not book on this training session as you must be fit and well to participate.

This course is mandatory for people providing care and support in Brighton & Hove City Council HASC provider services who must complete the Safer People Handling Basic Awareness initially, then the Safer People Awareness Update annually thereafter.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 01 July 2022 09:30 - 12:30 Montague House Manual Handling Training Room Map