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Code: BH/19/0606 Emergency First Aid - Adult Social Care (EVENT FULL)

The course, for Adult Social Care Staff, enables first aiders to give emergency first aid to someone who is injured or becomes ill. It includes both theory and practical sessions and is designed to boost confidence. There is no final exam however delegates are assessed throughout the course and certificates, valid for three years, are issued to those who have reached the required standard.

Each delegate will be provided with a first aid manual.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 27 February 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Montague House Manual Handling Training Room Map

Code: BH/20/0078 Back on Track – Starting Conversations with Parents about their alcohol use

There are a higher number of parents who are dependent on alcohol in Brighton and Hove than the national average.  We know that for many parents it may take lots of conversations with different people for them to recognise they are drinking to a concerning level and to think about getting help.  

This course is aimed at any frontline staff who might be working with families, who may have an opportunity to speak to them about their alcohol use. It will focus on the skills that staff who may not have had experience or knowledge of alcohol and substance misuse can use if they have concerns about a family they are working with, and where they can signpost and refer parents and families to in Brighton and Hove. There will also be opportunity to discuss past or current situations where you might have had concerns about a parents alcohol use.

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1 28 February 2020 13:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map

Code: BH/19/1327 Business Support Officers and Managers - Introduction to Children’s Journey Through Care

This session cover terminlogy, roles and responsibilities of children’s social work services in relation to looked after children.
 
 

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1 28 February 2020 09:30 - 16:15 Great Hall, Moulsecoomb Hub North Map

Code: BH/19/0538 Care Standards and the Care Quality Commission all staff (EVENT FULL)

This course will help services to meet the quality requirements of the Essential Standards of Quality and Safety. It will also support staff to understand the importance of their own role in working with the CQC as well as the role of managers and other staff.
The course will cover the role of the Care Quality Commission and their methods of working, Essential Standards of Quality and Safety, CQC Regulations and Review methods, Quality Risk Profiles and Notifications and the importance of the provider’s own Quality Assessments. It will look at a variety of quality assurance methods and how these methods of feedback should be used to assist quality improvement.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 28 February 2020 09:30 - 13:00 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map

Code: BH/19/0479 Health and Safety for Site Managers & Caretakers (only) in Schools

This course is highly recommended for School Caretakers and Site Managers. This training will provide essential information on how to successfully manage the health and safety risks in schools.  Topics covered will include:

 

· hazard identification through workplace inspections

· risk assessment

  statutory inspections 

· record keeping

· reporting of incidents and near misses

· COSHH overview

· tools and equipment

· contractor management

· lone working

 

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1 28 February 2020 10:00 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map

Code: BH/19/1326 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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1 28 February 2020 13:00 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G70 Map

Code: BH/19/0736 Building Your Resilience (EVENT FULL)

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 course 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, and give you a taste of mindfulness exercises that can keep you calm and focused in stressful times.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 02 March 2020 13:00 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G90 Map

Code: BH/19/0590 First Aid at Work (3 day) - for council employees and schools ONLY

This course is for those that will be acting as lead first aiders and will provide candidates with a recognised first aid at work qualification.

Upon completion of the course, First Aiders will be able to take control and provide assistance in an emergency situation at their workplace Candidates will be able to respond to an accident or illness promptly, effectively and safely.

Topics covered include: resuscitation and CPR, dealing with wounds, bleeding, burns, scalds, heart conditions and minor injuries.

Attendees will undertake a practical and written assessment on the final day of the course. On successful completion, you will be a recognised First Aider for 3 years; you are not required to attend the one day emergency first aid training as well.

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 02 March 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map
2 03 March 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map
3 04 March 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map

Code: BH/18/1684 Positive Behaviour Support (3 day course) (EVENT FULL)

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 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. 

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 02 March 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map
2 16 March 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map
3 27 March 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Volks Room Map

Code: BH/20/0035 Safer People Handling Refresher Afternoon session (please see course details for eligibility before requesting a place) (EVENT FULL)

This course is aimed at staff involved in the manual handling of adults, including the use of hoists and other support equipment, who have completed the Safer People Handling Basic Awareness training course or a Safer People Handling refresher course within the last 12 months. Important Eligibility Applies - if you last completed training outside of the last 12 month period (30 days beyond this, absolute maximum is acceptable) or you have not completed training in this area before please do not book onto this refresher event, you must complete the bascic awareness event.

It is a National/local directive that staff refresh and update their knowledge and skills regularly. This half-day course will update staff on the possible injuries to themselves and enable them to carry out transfer operations safely.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 02 March 2020 13:30 - 16:30 Montague House Manual Handling Training Room Map