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Code: BH/21/1456 Affordable Housing and Planning

This session will look at both opportunities and challenges for the delivery of affordable housing in the city and through the planning system.

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1 29 November 2021 15:30 - 17:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/21/0956 First Aid at Work 2 Day Recertification (very important: please see eligibility information within course details before requesting a place)

Who is this course for?

This 2 day recertification course is specifically for qualified First Aiders who hold a current First Aid at Work certificate nearing expiry and need to renew their qualification for a further 3 years. 

When attending a two day Re-Certification course, delegates must be aware that the syllabus is covered at a significantly faster pace, in the understanding that learners are familiar with the topics and have previously attended the 3 day First Aid at Work course.

You can only attend this course if -

  • you are a council employee or work in Brighton and Hove City Schools and are required to be a lead First Aider at work
  • you have previously attended the 3 day First Aid at Work course and your current certificate is due to expire in the next 6 months
Please note: If your certificate has already expired you will need to attend the full 3 day First Aid at Work course.

The First Aid at Work is training 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 course is for those that will be acting as lead First Aiders in their workplace and will provide delegates with a recognised First Aid at Work qualification. Upon completion of the course, First Aiders will be able to take control and provide assistance in an emergency situation at their workplace. They will be able to respond to an accident or illness promptly, effectively and safely.

What does the training cover?
 
Topics covered include: resuscitation and CPR, dealing with wounds, bleeding, burns, scalds, heart conditions and minor injuries.

How are delegates assessed?

There are six practical assessments, observed by the trainer throughout the course and two theory assessment/multiple choice question papers. 

In addition, the trainer will carry out on-going assessment to assess the delegates knowledge, skills and understanding related to the assessment criteria.

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 unable to kneel, may be able to carry out the task from a standing position, and this is acceptable.

Certification

On passing the recertification course, the delegate will be issued with a First Aid at Work certificate valid for a period of 3 years.


Re-Certification

Delegates willl need to retake the qualification before their certificate expiry date to remain qualified by attending another two day First Aid at Work Re-Certification course.

If an employee’s certificate expires, they are no longer considered competent to act as a First Aider in the workplace. It is the responsibility of the delegate to ensure they book on to a Re-certifcation course before their certificate expires.

IMPORTANT - the first aid training programme has been amended due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Infection prevention control measures and special instructions for attending this course are provided in the attached guidance document. Please ensure that this is read and understood before applying and attending this course. Delegates can also request a copy of the risk assessments that cover this training course.

Please note: 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 will be a mix of staff from different workplaces.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 29 November 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Jury's Inn Hotel (behind. Brighton Station) - Suite 1 Map
2 30 November 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Jury's Inn Hotel (behind. Brighton Station) - Suite 1 Map

Code: BH/21/1862 Safer People Handling - Practical Session Only - Afternoon - Arlington House staff only (EVENT FULL)

Before attending this practical session you must have completed the knowledge and theory element of safer people handling by either completing:

‘Safer People Handling – Knowledge and Theory Session’ via Teams or ‘Safer People Handling - Adults – Interim COVID-19 Distance Learning’ elearning.

This session follows on from the Teams session / distance learning and covers transfer techniques and the use of transfer aids. Due to Covid-19 this training session will only be covering the practical element.

This practical session is only for Arlington House care staff. This practical session is open to both new starters and staff refreshing.

Certificate - please note your certificate for this course will only show you having covered the practical elements of Safer People Handling.  To be fully certificated for Safer People Handling this certificate must be accompanied by the certificate covering the knowledge and theory element of Safer People Handling.  It is expected that both courses/sessions are completed within a reasonable timeframe.

The programme has been amended due to the Covid-19 outbreak and infection prevention control measures and special instructions for attending this course are detailed in the attached document. 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.

The practical training session will take place with a maximum of 4 delegates and will last for 3 hours. 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.

During these current times delegates will need to enter Montague House by using the wooden gate on Somerset Street. This will be open on the day, behind the wooden gate you will find the back door into the manual handling training room.


Note:
To access the distance learning you will need to go on to the learning gateway and click on the box that says - Covid-19 - Deployment and New Starters, then click on the box that says online learning and elearning, then scroll down to Covid-19 Elearning Category, then click on "click here to see Covid-19 elearning section" then scroll down to the Safer People Handling – Adults – Interim Covid-19 Distance Learning. Delegates need to click on full details and then click on Continue. You will then be able to start this online course which covers the knowledge and theory in Safer People Handling.

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1 29 November 2021 13:15 - 16:15 Montague House Manual Handling Training Room Map

Code: BH/21/1871 Safer People Handling - Practical Session Only - Morning

Before attending this practical session you must have completed the knowledge and theory element of safer people handling by either completing:

‘Safer People Handling – Knowledge and Theory Session’ via Teams or ‘Safer People Handling - Adults – Interim COVID-19 Distance Learning’ elearning.

This session follows on from the Teams session / distance learning and covers transfer techniques and the use of transfer aids. Due to Covid-19 this training session will only be covering the practical element.

This practical session is open to both new starters and staff refreshing.

Certificate - please note your certificate for this course will only show you having covered the practical elements of Safer People Handling.  To be fully certificated for Safer People Handling this certificate must be accompanied by the certificate covering the knowledge and theory element of Safer People Handling.  It is expected that both courses/sessions are completed within a reasonable timeframe.

The programme has been amended due to the Covid-19 outbreak and infection prevention control measures and special instructions for attending this course are detailed in the attached document. 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. Where possible, if you are able to attend with another member of staff in your organisation you will be placed together.


The practical training session will take place with a maximum of 4 delegates and will last for 3 hours. 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.

During these current times delegates will need to enter Montague House by using the wooden gate on Somerset Street. This will be open on the day, behind the wooden gate you will find the back door into the manual handling training room.


Note:
To access the distance learning you will need to go on to the learning gateway and click on the box that says - Covid-19 - Deployment and New Starters, then click on the box that says online learning and elearning, then scroll down to Covid-19 Elearning Category, then click on "click here to see Covid-19 elearning section" then scroll down to the Safer People Handling – Adults – Interim Covid-19 Distance Learning. Delegates need to click on full details and then click on Continue. You will then be able to start this online course which covers the knowledge and theory in Safer People Handling.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 29 November 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Montague House Manual Handling Training Room Map

Code: BH/21/1482 Safer People Handling Risk Assessor - 3 Sessions over 3 days (EVENT FULL)

The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 require employers to make suitable and sufficient assessments of all manual handling operations and to take appropriate steps to reduce the risk of injury to the lowest level reasonably practicable. This course will provide assessors with the necessary information and skills to undertake assessments of manual handling needs. 

This course is for managers and senior staff who will be carrying out manual handling assessments, and who have not completed either this course or the shorter refresher course ('Safer People Handling Risk Assessor Refresher') within the last 2 years.

Participants will receive an attendance certificate to show that they have received training under the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992.

The programme has been amended due to the Covid-19 outbreak and infection prevention control measures and special instructions for attending this course are detailed in the attached document. 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 as well as staff 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. Where possible, if you are able to attend with another member of staff in your organisation you will be placed together.

Due to Covid-19 training restrictions this course will run differently. 

This course will run over 3 consecutive days as follows: - 

• Day 1 = Half day 09.30am - 12.30pm – Virtual online Teams session - covers the legal foundation for Risk Assessments 
• Day 2 = Face-to-Face - practical session – 2 hours per 3 delegates - Manual Handling Training Room, Montague House
• Day 3 = Half day 09.30am - 12.30pm – Virtual online Teams session - indepth session on documentation and problem solving.

You must attend all 3 sessions.  

The practical training session will take place in the manual handling training room at Montague House with a maximum of 3 delegates and will last for 2 hours. The allocated training session times are: -
09.30am – 11.30am
11.45am – 1.45pm
2.00pm – 4.00pm.


When you receive confirmation of a place you will also receive confirmation of your allocated time to attend on Day 2. Delegates are requested to arrive no more than five minutes prior to their session, to allow time for the previous three to exit Montague House. During these current times delegates will need to enter Montague House by using the wooden gate on Somerset Street. This will be open on the day. Behind the wooden gate delegates will find the back door into the manual handling training training room.




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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 29 November 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Microsoft Teams Map
2 01 December 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Montague House Manual Handling Training Room Map
3 02 December 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/21/1375 Safeguarding for Lead Enquiry Officers

This three day on line course is aimed at all social work staff who carry out the role of a Lead Enquiry Officer (LEO) or who supervise staff carrying out this role. It will cover the principles that underpin safeguarding work with adults and the practice needed to undertake an enquiry. Throughout the course we will be focusing on Making Safeguarding Personal and working with individuals and their identified outcomes to ensure their safety.

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 29 November 2021 09:30 - 13:00 Microsoft Teams Map
2 02 December 2021 09:30 - 13:00 Microsoft Teams Map
3 07 December 2021 09:30 - 13:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/22/0024 Permanence – What does it Mean for Children and Young People and How can it be Achieved?

Social workers make life changing decisions regarding where children should live and who is best placed to meet their needs to ensure that they can be cared for in a way that minimises disruption in their long-term care (permanence). There are a range of permanence options for children including returning home to live with their parents; living with extended family or friends; living in a foster family or being adopted. Making these decisions are complex with social workers required to assess and consider the competing needs of children and family members; weigh different options and manage feelings stirred up in the process. Taking place over four days, this course is for anyone involved in the process of care planning for children. It aims to develop the knowledge and skills to make robust decisions regarding children’s long-term care, ensure children’s needs are met and offers an opportunity to reflect on the impact of making these decisions on the child, their family, carers, social worker and professional network.

Please note, this is a 4 session course, and you need to attend all dates. Please discuss with the trianers if this is a problem, ie clashes with a court date.

Priority places for ASYEs.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 01 November 2021 10:00 - 15:00 Microsoft Teams Map
2 29 November 2021 10:00 - 15:00 Microsoft Teams Map
3 10 January 2022 10:00 - 15:00 Microsoft Teams Map
4 21 February 2022 10:00 - 15:00 Microsoft Teams Map