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Code: BH/17/370 Food Safety, Nutrition and Hydration (EVENT FULL)

This course covers the essential elements of food safety to enable you to safely prepare and handle food and to support people with their nutrition and hydration needs.

Course attendees will be given a certificate of attendance. There is a multiple choice assessment at the end of the course which will be marked and given to participants to discuss with their manager upon return to work. The Workforce Development Team will contact the managers of participants who do not pass the assessment.

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1 05 December 2017 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map

Code: BH/17/135 New Psychoactive Substances (NPS) & Current Trends (including Chemsex)

We suggest you complete the two day Drug & Alcohol Basic Awareness course before attending any of the more specialised full day courses. This is to equip you with more general knowledge and skills in preparation for learning about the more in depth topics. Don’t hesitate to contact the Health Promotion Team on 01273 731900 if you would like to discuss this further.

This course highlights changing patterns, prevalence and sourcing of substances being used locally and nationally, and aims to increase confidence of professionals working with those who may be using these new psychoactive substances. It develops screening and assessment skills and enables professionals to support service-users via advice and referral to specialist services when relevant.

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1 05 December 2017 09:30 - 16:30 Richmond House Map

Code: BH/17/545 Safeguarding for Provider Managers

This course is for staff with managerial responsibilities who work in provider services.

The training focuses on the role of the provider manager in carrying out a safeguarding enquiry when you have been caused to carry out an enquiry, as well as your responsibilities in terms of reporting a safeguarding concern to the local authority and where you may work in partnership with health services.

It explores the aims, tasks and best practice requirements of planning and implementing a safeguarding enquiry in line with the Care Act and the Making Safeguarding Personal approach.

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1 05 December 2017 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map

Code: BH/17/385 Safer People Handling Risk Assessor Refresher

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 an annual update on the information and skills to undertake assessments of manual handling needs. This course is aimed at staff who have completed the Safer People Handling Risk Assessor refresher course or the full course ('safer people handling risk assessor') within the last 12 months.

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

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1 05 December 2017 09:30 - 16:30 Montague House Manual Handling Training Room Map

Code: BH/17/860 Children's CPD Module - Practitioner Research

To log your interest for this CPD module please click on “request a place" by 30th June 2017.

This 15 credit module is only available on request to practitioners undertaking the PGDip.  It provides experienced staff with the opportunity to develop their professional role through action research.  Applications will be looked at on a case by case basis.

The module starts with an initial meeting, followed by a supported research day, two action learning sets and an individual tutorial. Action learning sets will enable you to present your work – issues, dilemmas, critical incidents - and receive consultative supervision from your peer group. You will have access to a virtual learning environment for additional learning support and resources. You will be expected to engage in autonomous self-directed learning, critical self-reflection, and practice development through research.

Further information is available in the attached document.

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1 10 October 2017 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
2 07 November 2017 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
3 05 December 2017 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
4 16 January 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
5 06 February 2018 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map

Code: BH/17/208 Creating Opportunities with communities and volunteers

This is a new training course that has been developed to help you work with communities and volunteers. By enabling and collaborating we can unlock opportunities to benefit the city.

Want to enhance or gain new skills?

This is a three-day group action learning set developed by the Trust for Developing Communities and Community Works in discussion with the Council's Volunteer Forum and commissioned by The Communities, Equality and Third Sector Team.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 05 December 2017 09:30 - 15:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G106 Map
2 12 December 2017 09:30 - 15:30 Barnard Centre Map
3 06 February 2018 09:30 - 15:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G106 Map