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Code: BH/19/0198 DSE Assessor (Morning Session) - for council employees and schools ONLY

This course focuses on the hazards associated with the use of display screen equipment (DSE) and the need for suitable (DSE) risk assessments in line with the Display Screen Equipment  Regulations 1992 and Council Policy.
 
This course aims to equip participants with the skills, knowledge and confidence to carry out DSE risk assessments and be a point of contact for queries.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 09 May 2019 09:30 - 13:00 Brighton Town Hall - Revs and Bens Training Room (1st Flr) Map

Code: BH/19/0262 First Aid at Work 2 Day Recertification (very important: please see eligibility information within course details before requesting a place)

This 2 day recertification course is specifically for qualified First Aiders who currently hold a current ‘in date’ 3 year First Aid at Work Certificate nearing expiry who need to renew their qualification for a further 3 years and refresh their knowledge and skills.

This is not the 12 month annual refresher event, please ensure you are accessing the correct event.

Eligibility – You can only attend this course if

You are a qualified First Aider and have previously attended the 3 day First Aid at Work Course and
Your current certificate will still be in date at the time of the course BUT is due to expire in following 6 months or has not expired by more than 30 days.

You can’t attend this course if -

If you currently hold an Emergency First Aid at Work certificate, you cannot top this up to a full First Aid at Work certificate by undertaking this course.

It is strongly recommended that you book your space on this course between 3 and 6 months prior to your First Aid at Work Certificate expiring.

NB: Suitable clothing taking some physical activity into account should be worn.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 08 May 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map
2 09 May 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map

Code: BH/19/0834 Foster Carers Conference

This celebratory event has been designed to thank Foster Carers for the incredible difference they make to Brighton & Hove's vulnerable children and young people. The conference is aimed at all Foster Carers of Brighton & Hove children, whether through Brighton & Hove City Council, Independent Agency or Family and Friends. Also, Supervising Social Workers, Fostering Support Officers and Families, Children and Learning Management.

Foster Carer Marketplace
Throughout the day, the Gap Solutions Lounge will be available to all Foster Carers and their guests as a space to rest, recuperate, relax and find out more about the ways in which Brighton & Hove City Council can offer support.

Invite a guest

We know that the support and encouragement of friends and family is so important. For this reason we would like to invite Foster Carers to bring along a friend or family member to be part of the celebration. Foster Carers may invite one person per fostering household.

Please e-mail fostering@brighton-hove.gov.uk to confirm the name of your guest by 18 April 2019.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 09 May 2019 09:00 - 17:00 AMEX - Mayo Wynne Baxter Lounge Map

Code: BH/18/1650 LSCB - Safeguarding Children 2: Assessment Referral & Investigation

This second of the core courses, is aimed specifically at increasing the understanding, of all categories of abuse, around making assessments, and making appropriate quality referrals, thus preventing further harm/abuse. It will increase your knowledge of how agencies investigate jointly, and provide a better awareness of the purpose of a child protection investigation, how it can be conducted and how this may vary dependant of the type of harm. It should also help clarify your role as an individual and that of the other professionals involved. It is recommended that this training is undertaken by anyone new to a safeguarding role, and that it is completed in conjunction with the other core programme modules, prior to undertaking any specialised course.

This training is provided by the Local Safeguarding Children's Board (LSCB)

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 09 May 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Great Hall, Moulsecoomb Hub North Map

Code: BH/19/0874 Mental Capacity Act Briefing (EVENT FULL)

The Mental Capacity Act Briefing provides an overview of the Act. The Mental Capacity Act Briefing will be relevant to staff supporting adults who may at times lack the capacity to consent.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 09 May 2019 09:30 - 13:00 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G106 Map

Code: BH/19/0170 Safer Handling of Children - Basic Awareness

This course is suitable for Children’s Services and CVS practitioners and carers whose role involves lifting and handling of children and must be completed before undertaking any handling of children in the workplace.
 
If you require a refresher course in safer handling please book on ‘Safer Handling of
Children - Refresher’ which needs to be undertaken within 12 months of completing this awareness course.


The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 came into force in January 1993. This legislation places a duty on employers to implement measures to reduce the risks to the staff who are required to undertake manual handling tasks. This course is designed to increase staff awareness of the possible injuries to themselves and to enable them to carry out transfer operations safely.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 09 May 2019 09:30 - 12:30 Montague House Manual Handling Training Room Map