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Code: BH/19/0507 Person Centred Values and Safeguarding Adults - Basic Awareness - Care Crew Induction (EVENT FULL)

This course is designed to help support new care workers commencing their induction and working towards the Care Certificate.

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1 16 October 2019 09:30 - 17:00 Brighton Town Hall - Bloomsbury Room Map

Code: BH/19/0626 Safer People Handling Refresher Afternoon session (please see course details for eligibility before requesting a place)

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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1 16 October 2019 13:30 - 16:30 Montague House Manual Handling Training Room Map

Code: BH/19/0625 Safer People Handling Refresher Morning session (please see course details for eligibility before requesting a place)

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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1 16 October 2019 09:30 - 12:30 Montague House Manual Handling Training Room Map

Code: BH/19/1356 Supervising and Supporting Foster Carers Who Look After UASC

This workshop will provide information to supervising social workers and other staff supporting foster carers looking after Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children (UASC). 

The training will look at the experience of UASC, legal processes and their impact of UASC, understanding the needs of UASC, building resilience, preparing to meet the emotional, religious, cultural and practical needs of UASC and preparing UASC to leave care.

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1 16 October 2019 09:30 - 13:00 Hollingbury Golf Course Map

Code: BH/19/1289 Breast Cancer & Cervical Cancer Awareness - 2.00 to 3.00pm

More than 200 females in Brighton and Hove are diagnosed with breast cancer each year. Found early, cancer can be cured, treated, managed and lived with.

1 in 5 people in Brighton & Hove say they were too embarrassed to attend their cervical screening & worried that it will hurt.

The Speak Up Against Cancer team are working to raise awareness of the importance of the breast & cervical screening programmes and self-checking, as well as early signs and symptoms. The team are fully trained, local volunteers with an experience of cancer. They believe that the power of lived experience is extremely powerful and are keen to hear from other local people whose cancer was caught early and successfully treated.

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1 17 October 2019 14:00 - 15:00 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G70 Map

Code: BH/19/1290 Breast Cancer & Cervical Cancer Awareness - 3.15 to 4.15pm

More than 200 females in Brighton and Hove are diagnosed with breast cancer each year. Found early, cancer can be cured, treated, managed and lived with.

1 in 5 people in Brighton & Hove say they were too embarrassed to attend their cervical screening & worried that it will hurt.

The Speak Up Against Cancer team are working to raise awareness of the importance of the breast & cervical screening programmes and self-checking, as well as early signs and symptoms. The team are fully trained, local volunteers with an experience of cancer. They believe that the power of lived experience is extremely powerful and are keen to hear from other local people whose cancer was caught early and successfully treated.

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1 17 October 2019 15:15 - 16:15 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G70 Map

Code: BH/19/1035 Children's CPD Module - Working with Young People at Complex Safeguarding Risk

To apply for this module please register your Expression of Interest before the 17th May 2019.

This 30 credit module explores a variety of key topical issues relevant to contemporary social work practice with young people. It incorporates the most recent research and emerging best practice on these key topical issues and draws on professionals from a range of disciplines to deliver subject-specific content.

The module covers:

Trauma-informed approaches.
Adolescent development.
Youth justice: theories and legislation.
Working with extra familial risk.
Sexual and criminal exploitation.
Human trafficking.
Gender-based violence, including FGM and forced marriage.
Radicalisation.
Gang activity and county lines.

The module includes presentations from survivors and young experts-by-experience who deliver dynamic and interactive sessions.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 17 October 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
2 14 November 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
3 12 December 2019 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
4 23 January 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
5 20 February 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map
6 18 March 2020 09:30 - 16:30 University of Sussex Map

Code: BH/19/1331 Developing Psychologically Informed Environments - Managers

This course is for managers within the council's homelessness services.

The two day event provides an overview of psychologically informed approaches, the ways these have been implemented in other areas and the evidence base for interventions. It will give you the opportunity to consider how to develop a psychologically informed approach within your team and how to support staff working with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness.

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1 17 October 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Committee Room 2 Map
2 18 October 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Brighthelm Centre - Stanmer Room Map

Code: BH/19/1360 Development Viability & Affordable Housing for Members Only

Development viability is a key issue for new development coming forward in the city. In this briefing we will outline how provision of affordable housing in new development is assessed in this context. We will outline why we have to look at viability. How this evidence is assessed and what we can do to meet planning rules whilst allowing new development and securing affordable housing.

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1 17 October 2019 14:00 - 16:30 Brighton Town Hall - Council Chamber Map

Code: BH/19/0316 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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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 17 October 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107 Map