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Code: BH/22/0986 Children’s Homes Regulations & Standards

This course provides staff and managers with a chance to break down the Children's Home Regulations and Standards and review all practice. We focus on capturing the evidence Ofsted require, honestly critique areas of excellence and weakness with the view to improve practice going forward. For homes that are currently 'Outstanding', we will help to identify ways to maintain your rating.

The course aims to empower staff and managers by identifying the good work that takes place daily and by showing the gaps that need to be filled in order to improve good practice and staff retention through better understanding of what is required from them.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 04 July 2022 09:30 - 15:30 55 Drove Road Map

Code: BH/22/0292 First Aid Half Day Annual Refresher - for council employees and schools ONLY

Who is this course for?

The Annual First Aid Refresher course is primarily aimed at delegates who are qualified in First Aid at Work or Emergency First Aid at Work. This training is not for First Aiders that need to renew their qualification. 

Please note: there is a specific refresher course for Paediatric First Aiders.

Attending an Annual First Aid Refresher course is not a legal requirement for those who are qualified in either First Aid at Work or Emergency First Aid at Work, but is ‘strongly recommended’ by the HSE.

This 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 and hold a current qualification in First Aid
  • First Aiders that have previously attended First Aid at Work of Emergency First Aid at Work training and require a refresher to increase their confidence and update their skills and knowledge

Purpose

The purpose of this training is to refresh the first aid skills and knowledge of qualified first aiders and emergency first aiders in the workplace.



Objective of the course 

This training will benefit delegates by enabling them to refresh their knowledge and practical competencies needed to deal with a range of first aid situations, covered in the First Aid at Work and Emergency First Aid at Work courses. It is designed to help First Aiders maintain skills and keep up to date with any changes to first aid procedures.

How are delegates assessed?

There are no formal practical or theory assessments.  The trainer will carry out on-going assessment to assess the learners’ knowledge, skills and understanding related to the assessment criteria.

Re-Certification

The Annual First Aid Refresher does not lead to a qualification and is not certificated.  


IMPORTANT: the first aid training programme has been amended due to the Covid-19 pandemic and 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 04 July 2022 09:30 - 12:30 Old Ship Hotel - Gresham Room Map

Code: BH/22/0425 Mental Capacity Act Briefing (EVENT FULL)

The Mental Capacity Act Briefing provides an overview of the Act and is relevant to staff supporting adults who may at times lack the capacity to make a decision.

This course is mandatory for Brighton & Hove City Council HASC provider services.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 04 July 2022 13:00 - 16:30 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/22/0868 Positive Behaviour Support (3 day course)

The positive behaviour support course aims to equip staff, parents and carers with the skills and knowledge to support adults with learning disabilities whose behaviour can challenge. This course is for Learning Disability Services who provide support to individuals who display high risk challenging behaviours.

This is an accredited course and your attendance is required on 3 days during a 4 week period.  Days 1,2 & 3 must be completed in order. The day timings are 09.30am - 4.30pm. 

The assessment and intervention workbook involves work between each day and must be completed appropriate to the needs of the individual that has been focused on for a certificate to be awarded. This course contains a multiple choice theory test on day 3 and presentations to the rest of the group.

If for any reason a delegate misses a day then they should attend the next available course to complete the day(s) missed within a 6 month period.

Please note: Priority places will be allocated to services who are signed up to the PBS Sussex model or services who support individuals who display the most complex, high risk challenging behaviours.

Places on this course are not allocated automatically.  To be considered for this course you need to add your reasons in the special requirements box as to why you need to attend this training course.  This information will be used in determining whether you get a place or not. 

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.

Certificate information: -
After attending and completing the evaluation for this course you will receive a certificate of your attendance on this course.  Only once your workbook has been submitted and you have passed will you receive your PBS Sussex certificate.

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 24 June 2022 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map
2 04 July 2022 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map
3 22 July 2022 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map

Code: BH/22/0803 Racial Micro-aggressions for all staff (online) (EVENT FULL)

This session will help staff to identify microaggressions, stereotyping and language and consider their impact and commit to challenging them both in themselves, and in their colleagues.

The trainers will use teamwork, creative thinking and game-based learning to solve sensitive and complex Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and Anti-racism problems.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 04 July 2022 10:00 - 12:30 Zoom Map

Code: BH/21/1971 RSPH Level 2 Understanding Health Improvement (for Workplace Health Champions ONLY)

This Level 2 Understanding Health Improvement online course will equip you with all the information you need to promote health improvement schemes and initiatives. You will learn how to encourage others to look after their health, understand what a healthy lifestyle looks like and appreciate why people make the choices they make about their health. By the end of the course, you will also know how to inspire individuals looking to learn about health improvement and motivate others to make healthy lifestyle choices. This course is delivered with a focus of promoting health in the workplace.

The Level 2 Understanding Health Improvement Online Course is targeted at those involved in setting up health promotion / public health initiatives in the workplace and / or becoming ‘Workplace health champions.’ This course will equip ‘Workplace Health Champions’ with the tools and resources they need to help make themselves and their colleagues healthier.

Number of sessions: 3 plus bespoke action planning session with the Healthy Workplace Lead.

There are additional Understanding Health Improvement courses also running on the Learning Gateway.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 04 July 2022 10:00 - 12:30 Zoom Map
2 11 July 2022 10:00 - 12:30 Zoom Map
3 13 July 2022 10:00 - 12:30 Zoom Map

Code: BH/22/1055 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 04 July 2022 09:30 - 16:30 Montague House Manual Handling Training Room Map