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Code: BH/21/1051 Building Your Resilience (Microsoft Teams) (EVENT FULL)

Coronavirus has changed the way almost all of us work now. It has also affected all aspects of our lives. Whether you are working from home, needing to continue your usual work in the community with social distancing safety measures, or unable to work right now, there is a need to be aware of your personal resilience.

This highly interactive session will give you the opportunity to reflect on your current resilience levels, learn some tips on looking after yourself during the COVID19 crisis, and discuss with others aspects of resilience that are particularly important in these difficult times.

Being resilient can help you bounce back in tough times, cope with additional pressures and stay healthy in times of change. Learning habits that build your resilience, ready for more turbulent times, will prevent you becoming over-whelmed by circumstances and keep you healthier in body and mind.

This short session will introduce you to a resilience model against which you will self-assess against your current state of resilience, show you how a stronger base of resilience will help you cope with changes at work and home.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 29 July 2021 10:15 - 11:45 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/21/1279 Overcoming Overwhelm online - 2 sessions (Zoom)



Overwhelm – a personal plan


What is overwhelm and what causes it?

Being overwhelmed occurs when there is too much of something going on – we feel
like we’re drowning or being buried.

This can happen for a number of reasons, but a feeling of too many things to do, too
much work, too much work pressure and too many deadlines can be a major
contributor.

Feeling overwhelmed has repercussions on the whole of our life. It can make us feel
tired, interfere with our sleep and make it difficult for us to think rationally. These
negative emotions can make it more difficult for your body to fight off infections and
can have a physical effect with fatigue, neck and upper-back pain, for example.
Add all this together and it can affect every area of life, impacting our social lives and
relationships on top of the work challenges.

All these feelings distract us from being effective and efficient and that, in turn, leads
to lowered ‘performance’ and sets up a vicious cycle dragging us further down.
This can lead to procrastination (making things worse!) and creative avoidance –
doing things that don’t really matter to distract ourselves or things that give us
pleasure, putting off the real work further.

Online sessions via zoom of two x 2 hours (you will need to attend both sessions)

This four hour session offers a practical and experiential opportunity to understand,
appreciate and acknowledge that different situations trigger people in different ways.

What one person will find ‘easy’ another may find ‘challenging’ and adding to levels
of stress.

Once we have an understanding of our personal ‘triggers’ we are then in a better
position to find the solutions to manage our stress, our workloads, and find effective
ways that enable us to feel more ‘in control’.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 29 July 2021 10:00 - 12:00 Zoom Map
2 30 July 2021 10:00 - 12:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/21/1038 Project Management online training workshop (Microsoft Teams) (EVENT FULL)

This course is being delivered by Yellowday Training Ltd.

These 4 x two-hour bite-sized on-line training sessions introduce delegates to the core skills, tools and techniques they will require to manage projects.

The training is introductory level and suitable for all those who need to manage projects in their role, and all those who have an interest in project management.

You will need to attend all 4 sessions over the two days. 

28 July - 10am-12noon
28 July - 2pm-4pm

29 July - 10am-12noon
29 July - 2pm-4pm

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 28 July 2021 10:00 - 16:00 Microsoft Teams Map
2 29 July 2021 10:00 - 16:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/21/0914 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.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 27 July 2021 09:30 - 13:15 Microsoft Teams Map
2 29 July 2021 09:30 - 13:15 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/21/0745 Safer People Handling - Practical Session Only - Afternoon - BHCC staff only (EVENT FULL)

Before attending this practical session you must have completed the knowlege 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 Brighton and Hove City Council Adult Social 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.

Theprogramme 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. 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 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.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 29 July 2021 13:15 - 16:15 Montague House Manual Handling Training Room Map

Code: BH/21/0744 Safer People Handling - Practical Session Only - Morning - BHCC staff only (EVENT FULL)

Before attending this practical session you must have completed the knowlege 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 Brighton and Hove City Council Adult Social 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.

Please note: - this course is open to adult social care staff across the council. 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 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.

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