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Code: BH/19/0361 Facilitation Skills



Confidence to facilitate is a key skill as a manager. Facilitation can underpin many other managerial skills, and provide managers with a range of approaches & analytical tools that can assist meetings and facilitated discussions, including problem solving.

This course is aimed to provide you with an introduction to facilitation skills.  This is not a knowledge based programme, but an interactive, participative & experiential approach.  The course is intended to challenge your thinking about facilitation, & provide you with an opportunity to practice the skills of a facilitator.  Facilitation Skills is a highly interactive 2 day course that will help you to design and manage processes that will ensure successful outcomes and to gain the commitment of all those involved.

 

The course is a mix of input, individual & group activities, with access to online resources & research.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 21 October 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map
2 22 October 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map

Code: BH/18/1774 Financial Management for Budget Holders - half day course AM (EVENT FULL)

This course is designed specifically for all staff with day to day financial management responsibilities. 

The online learning and the course are mandatory for all budget holders. If you are an existing budget holder and have yet to complete training or if you have new budget holder responsibilities, this training is for you.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 22 October 2019 09:30 - 12:30 Brighton Town hall - Carefirst Training Room Map

Code: BH/19/0184 IOSH Managing Safely (3.5 day event)

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This 3.5 day course is accredited by IOSH (The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health) and will provide candidates, on successful completion of the training, with a nationally recognised health and safety qualification. Candidates must be able to attend on all 4 days of the course and allow extra time to complete an assignment within 2 weeks of completing the training.
 
The course is aimed at managers, supervisors and those with specific health and safety responsibilities who wish to develop a deeper understanding of successful health and safety management. The course covers areas such as assessment and control of risks, hazard identification, incident and accident investigation, performance measurement and environmental protection.
 
The course will finish at 12.30 on the fourth day

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 22 October 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map
2 23 October 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map
3 24 October 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map
4 25 October 2019 09:30 - 12:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map

Code: BH/19/1401 Practical Foundation Course in Medicines Administration (Children's Services)

This interactive workshop is for those working in children’s services, including early years and childcare, schools, CVS practitioners, volunteers, carers and support staff. This course is particularly relevant for children's disability residential staff, Barnardos Link Plus carers and nursery practitioners. 

It is a practical course, teaching how to administer medicines (in original packs) in a systematic way to reduce the chance of errors. It covers the care certificate, CQC and OFSTED requirements for medication training.

This is an all day course which has an in-depth module on record keeping and includes a competence test (simulated medicines rounds) with a follow-on assessment if learners fail this.

Delegates receive a comprehensive workbook with a theory test that can be completed with their manager. Model answers are available on the 'Assessing Staff Competence to Administer Medicines' workshop.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 22 October 2019 10:00 - 16:00 Friends' Meeting House - Meeting Room (see map) Map

Code: BH/19/0856 Safeguarding Adults - Update

This update is for staff who have attended the safeguarding adults basic awareness training in the last 3 years and need a refresher.

The course is a reminder of the main principles of adult safeguarding in line with the Care Act and the Making Safeguarding Personal approach. It explores practice issues regarding abuse or neglect to service users, including the responsibilities of staff in preventing and reporting this. This course is aimed at frontline staff who support adults.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 22 October 2019 09:30 - 13:00 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G90 Map

Code: BH/19/1198 Supervision In Adult Assessment Services

This course will give you the opportunity to reflect on and develop your practice in supervision. This will be achieved through a mix of peer discussion, presentation and the chance to try different approaches (e.g. coaching techniques).

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 22 October 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Brighthelm Centre - Stanmer Room Map
2 23 October 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Brighthelm Centre - Stanmer Room Map

Code: BH/19/1033 Children's CPD Module - Practitioner Research

To apply for this module please register your Expression of Interest before the 17th May 2019.

This 15 credit module is only available on request to practitioners undertaking the PGDip.  It provides experienced staff with the opportunity to develop their professional role through practice-based research.  Applications will be looked at on a case by case basis.

You will identify an issue, challenge, knowledge gap or service need
relevant to your professional role for which you, your organisation
and/or service users would benefit from further exploration or
development.

You will learn how to critically examine what is already known (through a literature review) and to apply this knowledge through research informed practice, enabling you to develop your professional role and improve your practice.

You will participate in research methodology seminars, and a virtual learning environment for additional learning support and resources. You will be able to discuss your plans, present your work – issues, dilemmas, critical incidents - and share your learning in conversation with your peer group. You also will be expected to engage in self-directed learning, critical self-reflection, and practice development through research.

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 08 October 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
2 22 October 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
3 12 November 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
4 14 January 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
5 04 February 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map