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Code: BH/22/1130 Emergency First Aid - (Important - For Shared Lives Carers Only)

This course 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.

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.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 16 August 2022 10:30 - 14:00 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map
2 23 August 2022 10:30 - 14:00 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map

Code: BH/22/1159 Microsoft Teams Introduction Training

This virtual training session covers the important features in Microsoft Teams to help you to communicate and collaborate effectively using teams and channels. It is run by members of the Connecting You training team.
As part of the session, attendees will join the Welcome to Microsoft Teams at BHCC teams. This is a space where you can find useful information, test the functionality in Teams and ask questions.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 23 August 2022 14:00 - 16:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/22/1172 Safeguarding Adults: Being Caused to Undertake a Safeguarding Enquiry (EVENT FULL)

This course is for people working in Adult Social Care who may be “caused to” carry out a Section 42 Safeguarding Enquiry by the Local Authority. This includes all Adult Provider Services in the local authority & the Private and Voluntary sector. It is also relevant to others who may be “caused to” enquire for example, Occupational Therapists and Care Managers who work for the Local Authority.

This is a virtual, interactive small group course where your questions and input are welcome.

Our aim is to learn together, share our knowledge and skills to ensure that we feel equipped to look into a situation where someone may have experienced abuse or neglect. To plan what we need to do to reduce risks in our service and help the person at the centre of the enquiry to understand what happened and what steps we have taken in order that they have the outcome they hope for.

This course looks at:

·         your role and responsibilities in relation to undertaking Safeguarding Enquiries at the request of the Local Authority. We will look at the nature of requests from the Local Authority Causing you to Enquire and what guidance you can expect to receive from the Local Authority. 

·         Exploring good practice in relation to involving the person (& or their representative) who may have experienced abuse or neglect, ensuring that their views, wishes and outcomes are at the centre of the Enquiry.

·         We will identify and discuss how to apply good practice principles in relation to Making Safeguarding Personal, Professional Curiosity and the six principles of:  Empowerment, Protection, Prevention, Participation, Partnership and Accountability.

·         Planning and conducting an enquiry taking into account the Nature, Scope and Purpose of the Enquiry which the Social Worker/Lead Enquiry Officer will have outlined.

·         You will be reminded of your responsibilities if you are an Employer in relation to DBS reporting and identifying of People working in a position of trust (PIPOT)

·         You will have the opportunity to think through how you will structure the Summary of your Enquiry so that this is accessible to those who will read it.

This course is mandatory for Brighton & Hove City Council HASC provider service managers and must be repeated every three years.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 23 August 2022 09:30 - 12:30 Microsoft Teams Map
2 25 August 2022 09:30 - 12:30 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/22/1176 Welcome Session with the Chief Executive for New Staff - online session (Microsoft Teams) (EVENT FULL)

Welcome Session for New Staff to Brighton & Hove City Council (online via Microsoft Teams)

This online session is mandatory for all new staff who have joined Brighton & Hove City Council.

The session aims are to welcome new staff to the council, provide an overview of the visions and priorities of the council and give an opportunity to learn about the organisational and political structure.

New staff will have the opportunity to meet and ask questions of the Chief Executive online.

As well as this session there are some other online eLearning modules you will need to complete:-

• Welcome to Brighton & Hove City Council
• Introduction to Brighton & Hove City Council
• Display Screen Equipment (DSE)
• Equality & Diversity eLearning
• Health & Safety
• Information Governance
• Policies and Support
• Fraud Awareness

You can access these modules by going to Online learning on the Learning Gateway and selectin the Induction section.

All new staff should also attend the Fair and Inclusive briefing.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 23 August 2022 10:00 - 11:00 Microsoft Teams Map