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Code: BH/22/0549 Personal Safety and De-escalation Techniques online sessions (Zoom)

This training is highly recommended for lone workers and other staff that work in a customer facing role who may deal with potential violence and aggression at work.

Lone Working is an area of work that can cause workers considerable stress and anxiety. This is particularly the case when workers have not considered the potential of the situation in a rational way. This area can also be problematic when workers do not receive appropriate support and/or sufficient training and guidance.

This training aims to provide participants with understanding of what would be considered safe working practices in this context. The course is informed by the policies and procedures of the organisation as well as material from the Suzy Lamplugh Trust, HSE, DoH, and NICE. It is set in the context of the Care Act (2014) and supports the Social Care Commitment.

The training does not cover the use of physical techniques.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 28 June 2022 09:30 - 12:30 Zoom Map
2 29 June 2022 09:30 - 12:30 Zoom Map

Code: BH/22/0191 BHSCP - Domestic Violence and Abuse: the Impact on Children and Young People

This training deals with the aspects of emotional harm, physical risk and neglect often associated with domestic abuse. It will help you to develop an understanding of the issues faced by families in this situation, the impact of this kind of abuse, and will also signpost you to local multi-agency support available to intervene and thus reduce the risk to those impacted

This training is provided by Brighton & Hove Safeguarding Children Partnership (BHSCP)

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 29 June 2022 09:30 - 16:30 Great Hall, Moulsecoomb Hub North Map

Code: BH/22/0381 Dignity and Empowerment

How do you embed the principles of dignity, choice, control and empowerment into delivering care and support?

This course aims to assist participants' understanding of the ways that the principles of dignity, choice, control and empowerment can run through the provision of all aspects of care and procedures.

It also looks at how to keep the individual service user at the centre of care planning, and guard against institutional practices.

This course will assist service providers to stay at the forefront of providing services in line with the current commissioning dignity priority.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 29 June 2022 09:30 - 13:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/22/0314 Emergency First Aid - Adult Social Care (EVENT FULL)

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 29 June 2022 09:30 - 17:00 Old Ship Hotel - Boardroom Map

Code: BH/22/0963 EYFS Essentials

This content rich and interactive Enable Children Zoom course provides an overview of the key messages in the EYFS.

It is particularly relevant to those new to early years; those who are not familiar with the current elements of the EYFS and those who would benefit from a comprehensive understanding of what is important in provision and practice.

Using slides and engaging activities, the course seeks to support you in developing your knowledge and understanding of the key elements of the EYFS.

The aims of this course are:

  • To become familiar with key elements of the EYFS
  • To inform and support my ability to meet the learning and development needs of young children

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 29 June 2022 10:00 - 12:30 Zoom Map

Code: BH/22/0495 Makaton - Level 1 & 2 Workshop (2 days)

This workshop is suitable for staff and carers working with people with learning disabilities who want to develop skills in using Makaton.
 
The two training pathways for professionals and parents/carers have been combined into one route and is now delivered as Makaton Workshops Level 1 and Level 2.

The Level 1 and Level 2 Workshops combined provide the same level of knowledge and vocabulary as a complete Beginners’ or Foundation Workshop. 

Day one - Level 1 workshop provides a practical introduction to the Makaton Language Programme.

The session includes discussing commonly asked questions, hints and tips for effective signing and symbol use and how to start using Makaton in everyday situations at home or work.

You will also learn the signs and symbols from Stages 1 and 2 and some of the Additional stage of the Core Vocabulary.

Day two - Level 2 workshop you will learn the signs and symbols from Stages 3 and 4 and the rest of the Additional stage of the Core Vocabulary.

Schools staff: please contact the Brighton and Hove Inclusion Support Service – Language Team, The Music & Arts Building, County Oak Avenue, in the first instance on 01273 293672.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 29 June 2022 09:30 - 16:00 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map
2 06 July 2022 09:30 - 16:00 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map

Code: BH/22/1054 Safeguarding for Lead Practitioners via Zoom

The course will cover the context of legislation, EYFS Safeguarding and Welfare Requirements, and the Local Safeguarding Children Board procedures:

  • key elements of a child protection policy
  • highlight changes with regard to the Front Door for Families
  • writing policy and procedures to help staff deal with the scenarios that they might face
  • consulting with stakeholders
  • communicating with parents and children
  • ensuring that workers are familiar with, and parents are aware of, the policy
  • training needs in relation to the policy
The course will enable the manager and/or safeguarding lead practitioner to develop a child protection policy and to communicate appropriately with staff and parents about the issues.

Updated safeguarding requirement September 2016 - "During term time, or when the setting is in operation, the designated safeguarding lead or an appropriately trained deputy should be available during opening hours for staff to discuss safeguarding concerns."

 It is expected that delegates will refresh their training every two years.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 29 June 2022 09:30 - 12:30 Zoom Map
2 30 June 2022 09:30 - 12:30 Zoom Map

Code: BH/22/0892 Safer Caring For New Foster Carers (Microsoft Teams)

This workshop aims to help new Foster Carers keep themselves and their foster children as safe as possible. It is aimed at carers approved within the last two years and who are undertaking the course for the first time or applicants coming towards the end of their assessment.

There is a separate refresher course for experienced carers.

This course will cover the following:

Introduction to safer caring
• what makes children and adults feel safe or unsafe?
• what is safer caring?
• Fostering regulations and standards
Risky situations and behaviour
• the hidden side of safer caring
• signs and symptoms of risky situations
• assess and manage risks
Safer caring policy
• what is a safer caring family plan?
• how to draw up and regularly revise a safer caring family plan
• develop strategies for managing risk
Communication and support
• discussion and decision making to manage risk
• records to help keep everyone safer

The training will be participative, with practical examples and exercises to help everyone relate the learning to their fostering.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 29 June 2022 09:45 - 14:15 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/22/1058 Safer People Handling - Basic Awareness

This one day course is designed to increase staff awareness of the possible injuries to themselves and to enable them to carry out transfer operations safely. The course includes informal discussions and practice in transfer techniques.  Numbers on the course are strictly limited to allow time for all participants to practice the various transfer techniques and use of the transfer aids. 

Participants will receive an attendance certificate to show that they have received training under the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992
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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 29 June 2022 09:30 - 16:30 Montague House Manual Handling Training Room Map